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The Naismith College Player of the Year is an award given to the top male and female college basketball players by the Atlanta Tipoff Club every year. It is named in honour of basketball's founder, James Naismith.

Zion Williamson winning the award in 2019.

Naismith College Player of the Year Winners
Year Player College
2019 Zion Williamson Duke Blue Devils (8)
2018 Jalen Brunson Villanova Wildcats
2017 Frank Mason III Kansas Jayhawks (2)
2016 Buddy Hield Oklahoma Sooners (2)
2015 Frank Kaminsky Wisconsin Badgers
2014 Doug McDermott Creighton Bluejays
2013 Trey Burke Michigan Wolverines
2012 Anthony Davis Kentucky Wildcats
2011 Jimmy Fredette Brigham Young
2010 Evan Turner Ohio State Buckeyes
2009 Blake Griffin Oklahoma Sooners
2008 Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina Tar Heels (3)
2007 Kevin Durant Texas Longhorns (2)
2006 J. J. Redick Duke Blue Devils (7)
2005 Andrew Bogut Utah Utes
2004 Jameer Nelson Saint Joseph's Hawks
2003 T.J. Ford Texas Longhorns
2002 Jay Williams Duke Blue Devils (6)
2001 Shane Battier Duke Blue Devils (5)
2000 Kenyon Martin Cincinnati Bearcats
1999 Elton Brand Duke Blue Devils (4)
1998 Antawn Jamison North Carolina Tar Heels (2)
1997 Tim Duncan Wake Forest Demon Deacons
1996 Marcus Camby Massachusetts Minutemen
1995 Joe Smith Maryland Terrapins
1994 Glenn Robinson Purdue Boilermakers
1993 Calbert Cheaney Indiana Hoosiers (2)
1992 Christian Laettner Duke Blue Devils (3)
1991 Larry Johnson Nevada-Las Vegas
1990 Lionel Simmons La Salle Explorers
1989 Danny Ferry Duke Blue Devils (2)
1988 Danny Manning Kansas Jayhawks
1987 David Robinson Navy Midshipmen
1986 Johnny Dawkins Duke Blue Devils
1985 Patrick Ewing Georgetown Hoyas
1984 Michael Jordan North Carolina Tar Heels
1983 Ralph Sampson Virginia Squires (3)
1982 Ralph Sampson Virginia Squires (2)
1981 Ralph Sampson Virginia Squires
1980 Mark Aguirre DePaul Blue Demons
1979 Larry Bird Indiana State Sycamores
1978 Butch Lee Marquette Golden Eagles
1977 Marques Johnson UCLA Bruins (5)
1976 Scott May Indiana Hoosiers
1975 David Thompson North Carolina State Wolfpack
1974 Bill Walton UCLA Bruins (4)
1973 Bill Walton UCLA Bruins (3)
1972 Bill Walton UCLA Bruins (2)
1971 Austin Carr Notre Dame Fighting Irish
1970 Pete Maravich Louisiana State - Shreveport
1969 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar UCLA Bruins
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