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One of the greatest big men ever to wear the candy-striped warm-up pants, Benson helped lead the 1976 Hoosiers to an NCAA Championship and an undefeated season, a feat that has not been repeated since. He was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player and went on to become the first overall pick in the 1977 NBA Draft.
Text: Matt Dollinger
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