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March 18, 2013
GREATEST PLAYERS IN NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY
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March 18, 2013

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GREATEST PLAYERS IN NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY

This is going to be big. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the NCAA tournament, SI.com ranked the top 75 players in the history of the Big Dance. Yes, the Big E, the Big O and the Big Dipper are all there. No, Big Country, Big Baby and the Big Aristotle are not. See the full list at SI.com/mag

Tyler Hansbrough

Led the Tar Heels to the 2009 NCAA title and is the only player in ACC history to lead his team in scoring and rebounding for four seasons.

Lew Alcindor

Lost just two games in three seasons while leading UCLA to three national titles.

Oscar Robertson

Averaged 33.8 points at Cincinnati and led the Bearcats to back-to-back Final Fours in 1959 and '60.

Larry Bird

Won both the Wooden and the Naismith awards and led Indiana State to its first—and only— national championship game in 1979.

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