1939 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The consensus 1939 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 Helms Athletic Foundation, Converse, Collyer's News Bureau, and Madison Square Garden.

1939 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Lauren "Laddie" Gale
Urgel "Slim" Wintermute
Bobby Anet
The National champion University of Oregon placed three players on All-American teams.
Consensus First Team
Player Class Team
Ernie Andres Senior Indiana
Jimmy Hull Senior Ohio State
Chet Jaworski Senior Rhode Island State
Irving Torgoff Senior Long Island
Slim Wintermute Senior Oregon

Consensus Second Team
Player Class Team
Bobby Anet Senior Oregon
Bob Calihan Junior Detroit
Bob Hassmiller Senior Fordham
Mike Novak Senior Loyola (IL)
Bernard Opper Senior Kentucky

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Helms[2] Ernie Andres Indiana No second or third teams
Gus Broberg Dartmouth
Lauren Gale Oregon
Jimmy Hull Ohio State
Chet Jaworski Rhode Island State
John Lobsiger Missouri
Bobby Moers Texas
Jesse Renick Oklahoma A&M
Irving Torgoff Long Island
Slim Wintermute Oregon
Converse Bobby Anet Oregon Ernie Andres Indiana Pick Dehner Illinois
Banks McFadden Clemson Jimmy Hull Ohio State Bob Faris George Washington
Bernard Opper Kentucky Chet Jaworski Rhode Island State Jimmy McNatt Oklahoma
Irving Torgoff Long Island Wilbert Kautz Loyola (IL) Oscar Olson Carleton
Slim Wintermute Oregon Mike Novak Loyola (IL) Dave Quabius Marquette
Collyer's News Bureau Bob Calihan Detroit Ernie Andres Indiana No third team
Bob Hassmiller Fordham Chet Jaworski Rhode Island State
Jimmy Hull Ohio State Wilbert Kautz Loyola (IL)
Mike Novak Loyola (IL) Ted Panish Bradley
Irving Torgoff Long Island Ralph Vaughn Southern California
Madison Square Garden Howard Black Temple Chuck Chuckovits Toledo No third team
Pick Dehner Illinois Erwin Graf Marquette
Jack Harvey Colorado Art Hillhouse Long Island
Bobby Neu DePaul Bobby Lewis NYU
Irving Torgoff Long Island Stan Szukala DePaul


  1. ^ NCAA Record Book - Award Winners p.137. Accessed 2009-09-25. Archived 2009-09-28.
  2. ^ 2005 NCAA Basketball's Finest - All-Americans (Helms, Converse, Collyer's & MSG) p.208. Accessed 2009-09-25. Archived 2009-09-28.