1968 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The consensus 1968 College Basketball All-American team, as determined by aggregating the results of four major All-American teams.[1] To earn "consensus" status, a player must win honors from a majority of the following teams: the Associated Press, the USBWA, The United Press International and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

1968 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Lew Alcindor C Junior UCLA
Elvin Hayes F/C Senior Houston
Pete Maravich G/F Sophomore Louisiana State
Larry Miller F Senior North Carolina
Wes Unseld C Senior Louisville


Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Lucius Allen G Junior UCLA
Bob Lanier C Sophomore St. Bonaventure
Don May G/F Senior Dayton
Calvin Murphy G Sophomore Niagara
Jo Jo White G Junior Kansas

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Associated Press [2] Lew Alcindor UCLA Lucius Allen UCLA Mike Lewis Duke
Elvin Hayes Houston Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure Rick Mount Purdue
Pete Maravich Louisiana State Don May Dayton Mike Warren UCLA
Larry Miller North Carolina Calvin Murphy Niagara Jo Jo White Kansas
Wes Unseld Louisville Neal Walk Florida Sam Williams Iowa
USBWA[3] Lew Alcindor UCLA No second or third teams (10-man first team)
Elvin Hayes Houston
Merv Jackson Utah
Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure
Pete Maravich Louisiana State
Larry Miller North Carolina
Calvin Murphy Niagara
Wes Unseld Louisville
Mike Warren UCLA
Jo Jo White Kansas
NABC[4] Lew Alcindor UCLA Lucius Allen UCLA Merv Jackson Utah
Elvin Hayes Houston Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure Mike Lewis Duke
Pete Maravich Louisiana State Don May Dayton Rick Mount Purdue
Larry Miller North Carolina Calvin Murphy Niagara Don Smith Iowa State
Wes Unseld Louisville Jo Jo White Kansas Neal Walk Florida
UPI[5] Lew Alcindor UCLA Lucius Allen UCLA Mike Lewis Duke
Elvin Hayes Houston Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure Jim McMillian Columbia
Pete Maravich Louisiana State Don May Dayton Neal Walk Florida
Calvin Murphy Niagara Larry Miller North Carolina Mike Warren UCLA
Wes Unseld Louisville Rick Mount Purdue Jo Jo White Kansas

AP Honorable Mention:[6]

Academic All-Americans[edit]

On April 28, 1968, CoSIDA announced the 1968 Academic All-America team.[7] The following is the 1967–68 Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Team as selected by CoSIDA:

First Team
Player School Class
Bob Arnzen Notre Dame Junior
Dennis Awtrey Santa Clara Sophomore
Terry Driscoll Boston College Junior
Bill Hosket Ohio State Senior
Bill Justus Tennessee Junior
Rich Niemann Saint Louis Senior
Cliff Parsons Air Force Junior
Earl Seyfert Kansas State Senior
Dave Scholz Illinois Junior
Ted Ware Virginia Tech Senior


Second Team
Player School Class
Ron Becker New Mexico Sophomore
Pat Frink Colorado Senior
Terry Habig Tulane Junior
Fred Holden Louisville Senior
Bill Langheld Fordham Senior
Lyndon Mackey Utah Senior
Richie Mahaffey Clemson Sophomore
Gary Overbeck Texas Senior
Gary Petersmeyer Stanford Senior
Jim Youngblood Georgia Senior

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCAA Record Book - Award Winners p.137. Accessed 2009-04-30. Archived 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ AP All-America Teams
  3. ^ "USBWA Men's All-Americans". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  4. ^ All-America - Division I (1960's)
  5. ^ 2005 NCAA Basketball's Finest - All-Americans p.208
  6. ^ "Big E Big Man on Cage A-A". Toledo Blade. Retrieved 2011-09-29. 
  7. ^ "Academic Cage Team Announced". San Antonio Express and News. 28 April 1968. p. 27. Retrieved August 26, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read