Bill Russell of the 1950s to Ralph Sampson of the 1980s

How about these choices for the greatest college basketball players of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.

The 1950s

1. Bill Russell, San Francisco

2. Wilt Chamberlain, Kansas

3. Tom Gola, LaSalle

The 1960s

1. Lew Alcindor, UCLA

2. Pete Maravich, LSU

3. Jerry Lucas, Ohio State and Bill Bradley, Princeton

The 1970s

1. Bill Walton, UCLA

2. Larry Bird, Indiana State

3. Magic Johnson, Michigan State

The 1980s

1. Ralph Sampson, Virginia

2. Patrick Ewing, Georgetown

3. Darrell Griffith, Louisville and Danny Manning, Kansas

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