8. Jerry Lucas, Ohio State
Jerry Lucas was the Associated Press Player of the Year in 1961 and 1962, the first player to win the award twice. He made three straight all tournament teams and was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player in both 1960 and 1961, one of four two time winners.
Lucas has the only 30–30 game in tournament history, his 30 rebounds third most all time in a March Madness game. Lucas played in three straight championship games and won one of them, helping the Buckeyes to their only men’s basketball championship in 1960.