List of U.S. men's college basketball national player of the year awards

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This article lists U.S. men's college basketball national player of the year awards. Several different organizations sponsor an award for the nation's top player.

Trophies[edit]

Award name Sponsoring organization Image First awarded
Adolph Rupp Trophy Commonwealth Athletic Club of Kentucky 1972
Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year Associated Press 1961
John R. Wooden Award Los Angeles Athletic Club 1977
NABC Player of the Year National Association of Basketball Coaches 1975
Naismith College Player of the Year Atlanta Tipoff Club Naismith Trophy.jpg 1969
Oscar Robertson Trophy United States Basketball Writers Association 1959

List of honorees[edit]

^ Denotes year in which a player swept all given award(s)
Year Naismith AP Adolph Rupp J.R. Wooden Oscar Robertson NABC
1958–59 Oscar Robertson
1959–60 Oscar Robertson
1960–61 Jerry Lucas Jerry Lucas
1961–62 Jerry Lucas Jerry Lucas
1962–63 Art Heyman Art Heyman
1963–64 Gary Bradds Walt Hazzard
1964–65 Bill Bradley Bill Bradley
1965–66 Cazzie Russell Cazzie Russell
1966–67 Lew Alcindor Lew Alcindor
1967–68 Elvin Hayes Lew Alcindor
1968–69 Lew Alcindor Lew Alcindor Pete Maravich
1969–70 Pete Maravich Pete Maravich Pete Maravich
1970–71 Austin Carr Austin Carr Sidney Wicks
1971–72 Bill Walton Bill Walton Bill Walton Bill Walton
1972–73 Bill Walton Bill Walton Bill Walton Bill Walton
1973–74 Bill Walton David Thompson Bill Walton Bill Walton
1974–75 David Thompson David Thompson David Thompson David Thompson David Thompson
1975–76 Scott May Scott May Scott May Adrian Dantley Scott May
1976–77 Marques Johnson Marques Johnson Marques Johnson Marques Johnson Marques Johnson Marques Johnson
1977–78 Butch Lee Butch Lee Butch Lee Phil Ford Phil Ford Phil Ford
1978–79 Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Bird
1979–80 Mark Aguirre Mark Aguirre Mark Aguirre Darrell Griffith Mark Aguirre Michael Brooks
1980–81 Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Danny Ainge Ralph Sampson Danny Ainge
1981–82 Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson
1982–83 Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson Ralph Sampson
1983–84 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jordan
1984–85 Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing Chris Mullin Chris Mullin Patrick Ewing
1985–86 Johnny Dawkins Walter Berry Walter Berry Walter Berry Walter Berry Walter Berry
1986–87 David Robinson David Robinson David Robinson David Robinson David Robinson David Robinson
1987–88 Danny Manning Hersey Hawkins Hersey Hawkins Danny Manning Hersey Hawkins Danny Manning
1988–89 Danny Ferry Sean Elliott Sean Elliott Sean Elliott Danny Ferry Sean Elliott
1989–90 Lionel Simmons Lionel Simmons Lionel Simmons Lionel Simmons Lionel Simmons Lionel Simmons
1990–91 Larry Johnson Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal Larry Johnson Larry Johnson Larry Johnson
1991–92 Christian Laettner Christian Laettner Christian Laettner Christian Laettner Christian Laettner Christian Laettner
1992–93 Calbert Cheaney Calbert Cheaney Calbert Cheaney Calbert Cheaney Calbert Cheaney Calbert Cheaney
1993–94 Glenn Robinson Glenn Robinson Glenn Robinson Glenn Robinson Glenn Robinson Glenn Robinson
1994–95 Joe Smith Joe Smith Joe Smith Ed O'Bannon Ed O'Bannon Shawn Respert
1995–96 Marcus Camby Marcus Camby Marcus Camby Marcus Camby Marcus Camby Marcus Camby
1996–97 Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Tim Duncan
1997–98 Antawn Jamison Antawn Jamison Antawn Jamison Antawn Jamison Antawn Jamison Antawn Jamison
1998–99 Elton Brand Elton Brand Elton Brand Elton Brand Elton Brand Elton Brand
1999–00 Kenyon Martin Kenyon Martin Kenyon Martin Kenyon Martin Kenyon Martin Kenyon Martin
2000–01 Shane Battier Shane Battier Shane Battier Shane Battier Shane Battier Jason Williams
2001–02 Jason Williams Jason Williams Jason Williams Jason Williams Jason Williams Drew Gooden and Jason Williams
2002–03 T. J. Ford David West David West T. J. Ford David West Nick Collison
2003–04 Jameer Nelson Jameer Nelson Jameer Nelson Jameer Nelson Jameer Nelson Jameer Nelson and Emeka Okafor
2004–05 Andrew Bogut Andrew Bogut J. J. Redick Andrew Bogut Andrew Bogut Andrew Bogut
2005–06 J. J. Redick J. J. Redick J. J. Redick J. J. Redick Adam Morrison and J. J. Redick Adam Morrison and J. J. Redick
2006–07 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Durant
2007–08 Tyler Hansbrough Tyler Hansbrough Tyler Hansbrough Tyler Hansbrough Tyler Hansbrough Tyler Hansbrough
2008–09 Blake Griffin Blake Griffin Blake Griffin Blake Griffin Blake Griffin Blake Griffin
2009–10 Evan Turner Evan Turner John Wall Evan Turner Evan Turner Evan Turner
2010–11 Jimmer Fredette Jimmer Fredette Jimmer Fredette Jimmer Fredette Jimmer Fredette Jimmer Fredette
2011–12 Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Draymond Green
2012–13 Trey Burke Trey Burke Victor Oladipo Trey Burke Trey Burke Trey Burke
2013–14 Doug McDermott Doug McDermott Doug McDermott Doug McDermott Doug McDermott Doug McDermott

Honors[edit]

Award name Sponsoring organization First awarded
CBSSports.com National Player of the Year CBS Corporation
Fox National Player of the Year Fox Broadcasting Company
SI.com National Player of the Year Sports Illustrated
Sporting News Men's College Basketball Player of the Year Sporting News 1943

Defunct awards[edit]

Award name Sponsoring organization Years awarded
Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year Helms Athletic Foundation 1905–1979
UPI College Basketball Player of the Year United Press International 1955–1996