1970 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The Consensus 1970 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.

1970 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Dan Issel F/C Senior Kentucky
Bob Lanier C Senior St. Bonaventure
Pete Maravich G/F Senior Louisiana State
Rick Mount G/F Senior Purdue
Calvin Murphy G Senior Niagara


Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Austin Carr G Junior Notre Dame
Jim Collins G Senior New Mexico State
John Roche G Junior South Carolina
Charlie Scott F Senior North Carolina
Sidney Wicks F Junior UCLA

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Associated Press [2] Dan Issel Kentucky Austin Carr Notre Dame John Johnson Iowa
Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure Artis Gilmore Jacksonville Mike Maloy Davidson
Pete Maravich Louisiana State John Roche South Carolina Jim McMillian Columbia
Rick Mount Purdue Charlie Scott North Carolina John Vallely UCLA
Calvin Murphy Niagara Rudy Tomjanovich Michigan Sidney Wicks UCLA
USBWA[3] Austin Carr Notre Dame No second, third or fourth teams (10-man first team)
Jim Collins New Mexico State
Dan Issel Kentucky
Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure
Pete Maravich Louisiana State
Rick Mount Purdue
Calvin Murphy Niagara
John Roche South Carolina
Charlie Scott North Carolina
Sidney Wicks UCLA
NABC[4] Dan Issel Kentucky Austin Carr Notre Dame Mike Maloy Davidson
Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure Artis Gilmore Jacksonville John Roche South Carolina
Pete Maravich Louisiana State Jim McMillian Columbia Ralph Simpson Michigan State
Rick Mount Purdue Calvin Murphy Niagara Rudy Tomjanovich Michigan
Charlie Scott North Carolina Sidney Wicks UCLA John Vallely UCLA
UPI[5] Dan Issel Kentucky Austin Carr Notre Dame John Johnson Iowa
Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure Artis Gilmore Jacksonville Mike Maloy Davidson
Pete Maravich Louisiana State John Roche South Carolina John Vallely UCLA
Rick Mount Purdue Charlie Scott North Carolina Sidney Wicks UCLA
Calvin Murphy Niagara Rudy Tomjanovich Michigan Rich Yunkus Georgia Tech

Academic All-Americans[edit]

On May 12, 1970, CoSIDA announced the 1970 Academic All-America team.[6] The following is the 1969–70 Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Team as selected by CoSIDA:

Academic All-America Team
Player School Class
Dennis Awtrey Santa Clara Senior
Ron Becker New Mexico Senior
Jim Cooper Air Force Senior
Dan Issel Kentucky Senior
Mike Newlin Utah Junior
Mike Pratt Kentucky Senior
John Roche South Carolina Junior
Charlie Scott North Carolina Senior
Ralph Simpson Michigan State Junior
Rich Yunkus Georgia Tech Junior
Bill Zopf Duquesne Senior

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