Who Won the Men's Naismith Award?

Naismith Award

The Naismith College Player of the Year Award is given annually by the Naismith Board of Selectors. The first award went to Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar).

Bill Walton and Ralph Sampson have both won the award three times.

Year Winner For
2016-17 Frank Mason Kansas Jayhawks Details >>
2015-16 Buddy Hield Oklahoma Sooners Details >>
2014-15 Frank Kaminsky Wisconsin Badgers Details >>
2013-14 Doug McDermott Creighton Bluejays Details >>
2012-13 Trey Burke Michigan Wolverines Details >>
2011-12 Anthony Davis Kentucky Wildcats Details >>
2010-11 Jimmer Fredette BYU Cougars Details >>
2009-10 Evan Turner Ohio State Buckeyes Details >>
2008-09 Blake Griffin Oklahoma Sooners Details >>
2007-08 Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina Tar Heels Details >>
2006-07 Kevin Durant Texas Longhorns Details >>
2005-06 J.J. Redick Duke Blue Devils Details >>
2004-05 Andrew Bogut Utah Utes Details >>
2003-04 Jameer Nelson St Joseph's Hawks Details >>
2002-03 T.J. Ford Texas Longhorns Details >>
2001-02 Jason Williams Duke Blue Devils Details >>
2000-01 Shane Battier Duke Blue Devils Details >>
1999-00 Kenyon Martin Cincinnati Bearcats Details >>
1998-99 Elton Brand Duke Blue Devils Details >>
1997-98 Antawn Jamison North Carolina Tar Heels Details >>
1996-97 Tim Duncan Wake Forest Demon Deacons Details >>
1995-96 Marcus Camby Massachusetts Minutemen Details >>
1994-95 Joe Smith Maryland Terrapins Details >>
1993-94 Glenn Robinson Purdue Boilermakers Details >>
1992-93 Calbert Cheaney Indiana Hoosiers Details >>
1991-92 Christian Laettner Duke Blue Devils Details >>
1990-91 Larry Johnson UNLV Runnin' Rebels Details >>
1989-90 Lionel Simmons LaSalle Explorers Details >>
1988-89 Danny Ferry Duke Blue Devils Details >>
1987-88 Danny Manning Kansas Jayhawks Details >>
1986-87 David Robinson Navy Midshipmen Details >>
1985-86 Johnny Dawkins Duke Blue Devils Details >>
1984-85 Patrick Ewing Georgetown Hoyas Details >>
1983-84 Michael Jordan North Carolina Tar Heels Details >>
1982-83 Ralph Sampson Virginia Cavaliers Details >>
1981-82 Ralph Sampson Virginia Cavaliers Details >>
1980-81 Ralph Sampson Virginia Cavaliers Details >>
1979-80 Mark Aguirre DePaul Blue Demons Details >>
1978-79 Larry Bird Indiana State Sycamores Details >>
1977-78 Butch Lee Marquette Warriors Details >>
1976-77 Marques Johnson UCLA Bruins Details >>
1975-76 Scott May Indiana Hoosiers Details >>
1974-75 David Thompson North Carolina State Wolfpack Details >>
1973-74 Bill Walton UCLA Bruins Details >>
1972-73 Bill Walton UCLA Bruins Details >>
1971-72 Bill Walton UCLA Bruins Details >>
1970-71 Austin Carr Notre Dame Fighting Irish Details >>
1969-70 Pete Maravich LSU Tigers Details >>
1968-69 Lew Alcindor UCLA Bruins Details >>