NCAA Division I Basketball Awards

Helms Foundation Player of the Year

Season Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
1978-1979 Larry Bird Indiana State Jr SF 6-9 220 Dec 7, 1956
1977-1978 Jack Givens Kentucky Sr SF 6-5 205 Sep 21, 1956
1976-1977 Marques Johnson UCLA Sr GF 6-7 218 Feb 8, 1956
1975-1976 Kent Benson Indiana Jr C 6-10 235 Dec 27, 1954
1975-1976 Scott May Indiana Sr SF 6-7 215 Mar 19, 1954
1974-1975 David Thompson NC State Sr GF 6-5 195 Jul 13, 1954
1973-1974 David Thompson NC State Jr GF 6-5 195 Jul 13, 1954
1972-1973 Bill Walton UCLA Jr C 6-11 235 Nov 5, 1952
1971-1972 Bill Walton UCLA So C 6-11 235 Nov 5, 1952
1970-1971 Austin Carr Notre Dame Sr G 6-4 200 Mar 10, 1948
1970-1971 Sidney Wicks UCLA Sr FC 6-8 225 Sep 19, 1949
1969-1970 Pete Maravich LSU Sr GF 6-5 197 Jun 22, 1947
1969-1970 Sidney Wicks UCLA Jr FC 6-8 225 Sep 19, 1949
1968-1969 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar UCLA Sr C 7-2 225 Apr 16, 1947
1967-1968 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar UCLA Jr C 7-2 225 Apr 16, 1947
1966-1967 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar UCLA So C 7-2 225 Apr 16, 1947
1965-1966 Cazzie Russell Michigan Sr GF 6-5 218 Jun 7, 1944
1964-1965 Bill Bradley Princeton Sr GF 6-5 205 Jul 28, 1943
1964-1965 Gail Goodrich UCLA Jr G 6-1 170 Apr 23, 1943
1963-1964 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman UCLA Sr G 6-2 185 Apr 15, 1942
1962-1963 Art Heyman Duke Sr GF 6-5 205 Jun 24, 1941
1961-1962 Paul Hogue Cincinnati Sr C 6-9 240 Apr 28, 1940
1960-1961 Jerry Lucas Ohio State So FC 6-8 230 Mar 30, 1940
1959-1960 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati Sr G 6-5 220 Nov 24, 1938
1958-1959 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati Jr G 6-5 220 Nov 24, 1938
1957-1958 Elgin Baylor Seattle Jr F 6-5 225 Sep 16, 1934
1956-1957 Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina Sr F 6-4 190 Jan 22, 1933
1955-1956 Bill Russell San Francisco Sr C 6-10 215 Feb 12, 1934
1954-1955 Bill Russell San Francisco Jr C 6-10 215 Feb 12, 1934
1953-1954 Tom Gola La Salle Jr GF 6-6 205 Jan 13, 1940
1952-1953 Bob Houbregs Washington Sr FC 6-7 210 Mar 12, 1932
1951-1952 Clyde Lovellette Kansas Sr FC 6-10 234 Sep 7, 1929
1949-1950 Paul Arizin Villanova Sr GF 6-4 190 Apr 9, 1928
1947-1948 Ed Macauley Saint Louis Jr FC 6-8 185 Mar 22, 1928
1945-1946 Bob Kurland Oklahoma State Sr C 7-0 220 Dec 23, 1924
1944-1945 George Mikan DePaul Jr C 6-10 245 Jun 18, 1924
1943-1944 George Mikan DePaul So C 6-10 245 Jun 18, 1924