I was asked to compile a Top 5 all time positional player list for the Final Four. The task was much more difficult than I could have imagined. While I am not a historian, I am well aware of the past contributions of the many greats that I never actually saw play (at least through their college careers) so while I am aware of their measured accomplishments, its always hard for me to compare the impacts of the accomplishments of “The Big O” Oscar Robertson versus Magic Johnson, or the Impact of Bill Russell in college versus Patrick Ewing or (H)Akeem Olajuwon.
So I will make two Top 5 all time lists. The first will be inclusive of everyone historically, and the second will be a pseudo modern era list. In this case modern era will start at 1979. READ MORE