1944 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The consensus 1944 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, The Sporting News, and Pic Magazine.

1944 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Bob Brannum C Sophomore Kentucky
Audley Brindley F Sophomore Dartmouth
Otto Graham F Senior Northwestern
Leo Klier F Junior Notre Dame
Bob Kurland C Sophomore Oklahoma A&M
George Mikan C Sophomore DePaul
Allie Paine G Junior Oklahoma

Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Bob Dille F Sophomore Valparaiso
Arnie Ferrin F Freshman Utah
Don Grate G Junior Ohio State
Dale Hall F Junior Army
Bill Henry C Junior Rice
Dick Triptow G Senior DePaul

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Helms[2] Bob Brannum Kentucky No second or third team
Audley Brindley Dartmouth
Bob Dille Valparaiso
Arnie Ferrin Utah
Otto Graham Northwestern
Dale Hall Army
Bill Henry Rice
Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M
George Mikan DePaul
Allie Paine Oklahoma
Converse Audley Brindley Dartmouth Bob Brannum Kentucky Wally Borrevik Oregon
Arnie Ferrin Utah Otto Graham Northwestern Hy Gotkin St. John's
Leo Klier Notre Dame Don Grate Ohio State Dick Ives Iowa
George Mikan DePaul Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M Bill Kotsores St. John's
Allie Paine Oklahoma Dick Triptow DePaul Bill Morris Washington
Pic Magazine Otto Graham Northwestern Bob Brannum Kentucky William Chandler Marquette
Don Grate Ohio State Audley Brindley Dartmouth Charles Haag Purdue
Leo Klier Notre Dame Francis Crossin Pennsylvania Dale Hall Army
George Mikan DePaul Bob Dille Valparaiso Bill Henry Rice
Allie Paine Oklahoma Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M Dick Ives Iowa
Dick Triptow DePaul
Sporting News Bob Brannum Kentucky David Danner Iowa Herm Brunotte Canisius
Audley Brindley Dartmouth Leo Klier Notre Dame Ernie Calverley Rhode Island
Otto Graham Northwestern Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M John Cawood Western Michigan
Dale Hall Army Dick McGuire St. John's/Dartmouth Bill Henry Rice
George Mikan DePaul William Morris Washington Dick Triptow DePaul