1977 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The Consensus 1977 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.

1977 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Kent Benson C Senior Indiana
Otis Birdsong G Senior Houston
Phil Ford G Junior North Carolina
Rickey Green G Senior Michigan
Marques Johnson F Senior UCLA
Bernard King F Junior Tennessee


Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Greg Ballard F Senior Oregon
Bill Cartwright C Sophomore San Francisco
Rod Griffin G Junior Wake Forest
Ernie Grunfeld F Senior Tennessee
Phil Hubbard F Senior Michigan
Butch Lee G Junior Marquette
Mychal Thompson F/C Junior Minnesota

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team Fourth Team Fifth Team
Player School Player School Player School Player School Player School
Associated Press [2] Kent Benson Indiana Otis Birdsong Houston Bo Ellis Marquette No fourth or fifth teams
Phil Ford North Carolina Bill Cartwright San Francisco Rod Griffin Wake Forest
Rickey Green Michigan Ernie Grunfeld Tennessee Phil Hubbard Michigan
Marques Johnson UCLA Butch Lee Marquette Tree Rollins Clemson
Bernard King Tennessee Mychal Thompson Minnesota Freeman Williams Portland State
USBWA[3] Otis Birdsong Houston Greg Ballard Oregon No third, fourth or fifth teams
Phil Ford North Carolina Rod Griffin Wake Forest
Rickey Green Michigan Ernie Grunfeld Tennessee
Phil Hubbard Michigan Marques Johnson UCLA
Mychal Thompson Minnesota Bernard King Tennessee
NABC[4] Kent Benson Indiana Bo Ellis Marquette Greg Ballard Oregon Skip Brown Wake Forest Rod Griffin Wake Forest
Otis Birdsong Houston Ernie Grunfeld Tennessee Larry Bird Indiana State Kenny Carr NC State Tony Hanson Connecticut
Phil Ford North Carolina Phil Hubbard Michigan Winford Boynes San Francisco Bob Elliott Arizona Jeff Jones Virginia
Rickey Green Michigan Bernard King Tennessee Bill Cartwright San Francisco Jack Givens Kentucky Cedric Maxwell UNC Charlotte
Marques Johnson UCLA Mychal Thompson Minnesota Joe Hassett Providence Rick Robey Kentucky Anthony Roberts Oral Roberts
Butch Lee Marquette Tree Rollins Clemson
UPI[5] Kent Benson Indiana Bill Cartwright San Francisco Larry Bird Indiana State No fourth or fifth teams
Otis Birdsong Houston Phil Ford North Carolina Kenny Carr NC State
Rickey Green Michigan Ernie Grunfeld Tennessee Rod Griffin Wake Forest
Marques Johnson UCLA Butch Lee Marquette Cedric Maxwell UNC Charlotte
Bernard King Tennessee Mychal Thompson Minnesota Freeman Williams Portland State

AP Honorable Mention:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCAA Record Book - Award Winners p.137. Accessed 2009-03-18. Archived 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ AP All-America Teams
  3. ^ "USBWA Men's All-Americans". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 
  4. ^ All-America - Division I (1970's)
  5. ^ 2005 NCAA Basketball's Finest - All-Americans p.208
  6. ^ "All-America Honors to Michigan's Green". Toledo Blade. Retrieved January 14, 2013.