1972 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The consensus 1972 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.

1972 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Henry Bibby G Senior UCLA
Jim Chones C Junior Marquette
Dwight Lamar G Junior Southwestern Louisiana
Bob McAdoo F Junior North Carolina
Ed Ratleff F Junior Long Beach State
Tom Riker F/C Senior South Carolina
Bill Walton C Sophomore UCLA

Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Rich Fuqua G Junior Oral Roberts
Barry Parkhill G Junior Virginia
Jim Price G Senior Louisville
Bud Stallworth F Senior Kansas
Henry Wilmore G/F Junior Michigan

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team Fourth Team
Player School Player School Player School Player School
Associated Press [2] Jim Chones Marquette Henry Bibby UCLA Rich Fuqua Oral Roberts No fourth team
Dwight Lamar Southwestern Louisiana Dwight Davis Houston Tom McMillen Maryland
Ed Ratleff Long Beach State Bob McAdoo North Carolina Wil Robinson West Virginia
Tom Riker South Carolina Barry Parkhill Virginia Bud Stallworth Kansas
Bill Walton UCLA Jim Price Louisville Brian Taylor Princeton
USBWA[3] Henry Bibby UCLA No second, third or fourth teams (10-man first team)
Rich Fuqua Oral Roberts
Dwight Lamar Southwestern Louisiana
Bob McAdoo North Carolina
Barry Parkhill Virginia
Jim Price Louisville
Ed Ratleff Long Beach State
Tom Riker South Carolina
Bill Walton UCLA
Henry Wilmore Michigan
NABC[4] Henry Bibby UCLA Dwight Lamar Southwestern Louisiana Mel Davis St. John's Marvin Barnes Providence
Jim Price Louisville Bob Morse Pennsylvania Allan Hornyak Ohio State Kresimir Cosic Brigham Young
Ed Ratleff Long Beach State Brian Taylor Princeton Bob McAdoo North Carolina Ernie DiGregorio Providence
Tom Riker South Carolina Paul Westphal Southern California Barry Parkhill Virginia John Gianelli Pacific
Bill Walton UCLA Dennis Wuycik North Carolina Henry Wilmore Michigan Luke Witte Ohio State
UPI[5] Henry Bibby UCLA Allan Hornyak Ohio State Kresimir Cosic Brigham Young No fourth team
Jim Chones Marquette Bob McAdoo North Carolina Tom McMillen Maryland
Dwight Lamar Southwestern Louisiana Barry Parkhill Virginia Brian Taylor Princeton
Ed Ratleff Long Beach State Jim Price Louisville Paul Westphal Southern California
Bill Walton UCLA Tom Riker South Carolina Henry Wilmore Michigan

AP Honorable Mention:[6]


  1. ^ NCAA Record Book - Award Winners p.137. Accessed 2009-03-26. Archived 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ AP All-America Teams
  3. ^ "USBWA Men's All-Americans". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-03-26.
  4. ^ All-America - Division I (1970's)[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ 2005 NCAA Basketball's Finest - All-Americans Archived 2009-07-21 at WebCite p.208
  6. ^ "Gamecocks' Joyce receives honorable mention on team". Sumpter Daily Item. March 16, 1972. Retrieved January 16, 2012.