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| LEW ALCINDOR UCLA, 1966-67 to
Two in three seasons. That's how many games the Bruins lost when the 7'2"
mystery man whom John Wooden still calls Lewis dominated the college game with
his majestic skyhook. Alcindor loved shredding stereotypes as much as he did
defenses. He ruled with finesse rather than power, comported himself more like a
student on academic scholarship than like one of the most highly recruited high
school athletes ever. The future Kareem Abdul-Jabbar never lost an NCAA
tournament game, and in each of his three seasons he was the tournament MVP.
Here's what we think: He was the best college player
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Historical photo by Rich Clarkson
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