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Vitale's V-Lists: 2004-05



Big East – 6
Big 12 – 6
ACC – 5
SEC – 5
Big Ten – 5


JamesOn Curry | Okla. St.
Glen Davis | LSU
Jordan Farmar | UCLA
Rudy Gay | Connecticut
Daniel Gibson | Texas
Rajon Rondo | Kentucky
Darius Washington | Memphis


Ryan Appleby | Florida to Washington
Derrick Byars | Virginia to Vanderbilt
Marco Killingsworth | Auburn to Indiana
Lewis Monroe | Auburn to Indiana
David Padgett | Kansas to Louisville


Luther Head | Guard | Illinois
Jarrett Jack | Guard | Georgia Tech
David Lee | Forward | Florida
Wayne Simien | Forward | Kansas
Salim Stoudamire | Guard | Arizona


Kelenna Azubuike | Kentucky
Shavlik Randolph | Duke
Anthony Roberson | Florida
Nate Robinson | Washington
Von Wafer | Florida State
Bracey Wright | Indiana


Charlie Villanueva (No. 7, Raptors)
Andrew Bynum (No. 10, Lakers)
Nate Robinson (No. 21, Suns)
Jason Maxiell (No. 26, Pistons)
Ian Mahinmi (No. 28, Spurs)


1. Milwaukee Bucks – Andrew Bogut, Utah
2. Atlanta Hawks – Marvin Williams, North Carolina
3. Utah Jazz – Deron Williams, Illinois
4. New Orleans Hornets – Chris Paul, Wake Forest
5. Charlotte Bobcats – Raymond Felton, North Carolina


Michael Jordan – 1984
Pete Maravich – 1970
Kevin McHale – 1980
Bill Russell – 1956
Dominique Wilkins – 1982


Due to graduation and the NBA draft early-entry losses of Sean May, Raymond Felton, Marvin Williams and Rashad McCants, the 2005 national champion Tar Heels have lost a lot:
Scoring – 93.5% (82.3/88.0)
Rebounding – 82.7% (33.5/40.5)
Assists – 84.8% (16.2/19.1)


UCLA – 11
Kentucky – 7
Indiana – 5
North Carolina – 4
Duke – 3


No. 4-seed Louisville or No. 5-seed Michigan State could join a select group of teams seeded fourth or lower to win the national championship:
'97 Arizona – No. 4 seed
'88 Kansas – No. 6 seed
'83 NC State – No. 6 seed
'85 Villanova – No. 8 seed


UNC – No. 3
Illinois – No. 5
Michigan St. – No. 10
Louisville – No. 13


Tom Izzo
Bob Knight
Mike Krzyzewski
Lute Olson
Rick Pitino
Tubby Smith


ACC – 3
Big Ten – 3
Big East – 2
Big 12 – 2
Pac-10 – 2
C-USA – 1
Horizon – 1
MWC – 1
SEC – 1


Villanova – 1988
NC State – 1989
Tex. Tech – 1996
Louisville – 1997
Wisc-Mil. – first time


Washington – 11 and 18
Illinois – 12 and 12
Arizona – 13 and 22
North Carolina – 28 and 27


Arizona – 21
Kansas – 16
Cincinnati – 14
Kentucky – 14
(several tied for fifth place)

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JamesOn Curry – Oklahoma State
Randy Foye – Villanova
Lee Melchionni – Duke
Darius Washington – Memphis
Marcus Williams – Connecticut


All-ACC Team
Chris Paul | sophomore guard | Wake Forest
Raymond Felton | junior guard | North Carolina
J.J. Redick | junior guard | Duke
Shelden Williams | junior forward | Duke
Sean May | junior forward/center | North Carolina
ACC Diaper Dandy of the YearMarvin Williams | freshman forward | North Carolina
ACC Coach of the YearFrank Haith | Miami
ACC Player of the YearJ.J. Redick | Duke


Mardy Collins | junior guard | Temple
T.J. Thompson | senior guard | George Washington
Pat Carroll | senior guard/forward | St. Joseph's
Steven Smith | junior forward | La Salle
Rashaun Freeman | junior forward | Massachusetts
A-10 Diaper Dandy of the YearBryant Dunston | freshman forward | Fordham
A-10 Coach of the YearPhil Martelli | St. Joe's
A-10 Player of the YearSteven Smith | La Salle


All-Big East Team
Carl Krauser | junior guard | Pittsburgh
Gerry McNamara | junior guard | Syracuse
Hakim Warrick | senior forward | Syracuse
Craig Smith | junior forward | Boston College
Jared Dudley | sophomore forward | Boston College
Big East Diaper Dandy of the YearJeff Green | freshman forward | Georgetown
Big East Coach of the YearAl Skinner | Boston College
Big East Player of the YearHakim Warrick | Syracuse


All-Big Ten Team
Deron Williams | junior guard | Illinois
Dee Brown | junior guard | Illinois
Luther Head | senior swing guard | Illinois
Mike Wilkinson | senior forward | Wisconsin
Maurice Ager | junior guard/forward | Michigan State
Big Ten Diaper Dandy of the YearD.J. White | freshman forward | Indiana
Big Ten Coach of the YearBruce Weber | Illinois
Big Ten Player of the YearDeron Williams | Illinois


All-Big 12 Team
John Lucas | senior guard | Oklahoma State
Aaron Miles | senior guard | Kansas
Wayne Simien | senior forward | Kansas
Joey Graham | senior forward | Oklahoma State
Taj Gray | junior forward | Oklahoma

Big 12 Co-Diaper Dandy of the YearAaron Bruce | freshman guard | Baylor || Daniel Gibson | freshman guard | Texas
Big 12 Co-Coaches of the YearBob Knight | Texas Tech || Billy Gillispie | Texas A&M
Big 12 Player of the YearWayne Simien | Kansas


All-C-USA Team
Travis Diener | senior guard | Marquette
Francisco Garcia | junior guard/forward | Louisville
Quemont Greer | senior forward | DePaul
Curtis Withers | junior forward | Charlotte
Jason Maxiell | senior forward | Cincinnati
C-USA Diaper Dandy of the YearDarius Washington Jr. | freshman guard | Memphis
C-USA Coach of the YearTom Penders | Houston
C-USA Player of the YearFrancisco Garcia | Louisville


All-MWC Team
Jay Straight | senior guard | Wyoming
Brandon Heath | sophomore guard | San Diego State
Andrew Bogut | sophomore center | Utah
Odartey Blankson | senior forward | UNLV
Danny Granger | senior forward | New Mexico
MWC Diaper Dandy of the YearJason Smith | freshman forward | Colorado State
MWC Coach of the YearRay Giacoletti | Utah
MWC Player of the YearAndrew Bogut | Utah


All-Pac-10 Team
Salim Stoudamire | senior guard | Arizona
Nate Robinson | junior guard | Washington
Channing Frye | senior center | Arizona
Ike Diogu | junior forward | Arizona State
Dijon Thompson | senior forward | UCLA
Pac-10 Diaper Dandy of the YearJordan Farmar | freshman guard | UCLA
Pac-10 Coach of the YearLute Olson | Arizona
Pac-10 Player of the YearSalim Stoudamire | Arizona


All-SEC Team
Anthony Roberson | junior guard | Florida
Earnest Shelton | senior guard | Alabama
Lawrence Roberts | senior forward | Mississippi State
Brandon Bass | sophomore forward | LSU
Kennedy Winston | junior forward | Alabama
SEC Diaper Dandy of the YearGlen Davis | freshman forward | LSU
SEC Coach of the YearTubby Smith | Kentucky
SEC Player of the YearAnthony Roberson | Florida


All-WAC Team
Bryan Hopkins | junior guard | SMU
Omar Thomas | senior guard/forward | UTEP
Nick Fazekas | sophomore forward | Nevada
Paul Millsap | sophomore forward/center | Louisiana Tech
Michael Harris | senior forward | Rice
WAC Diaper Dandy of the YearRamon Sessions | freshman guard | Nevada
WAC Coach of the YearMark Fox | Nevada
WAC Player of the YearNick Fazekas | Nevada

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Center: Sean May | North Carolina
Forward: Hakim Warrick | Syracuse
Forward: Ike Diogu | Arizona State
Guard: Deron Williams | Illinois
Guard: Chris Paul | Wake Forest
Honorary Captain: Wayne Simien | Kansas


Center: Channing Frye | Arizona
Forward: Francisco Garcia | Louisville
Forward: Rashad McCants | North Carolina
Guard: Travis Diener | Marquette
Guard: Raymond Felton | North Carolina

Midseason Player of the Year – Wake Forest guard Chris Paul
Coach of the Midseason – Bruce Weber, Illinois
Midseason Diaper Dandy – UCLA guard Jordan Farmar


LaMarcus Aldridge – Texas
Rudy Gay – Connecticut
Randolph Morris – Kentucky
Russell Robinson – Kansas
Marvin Williams – North Carolina


Luther Head – Illinois
Chris McCray – Maryland
Ivan McFarlin – Oklahoma State
Josh Pace – Syracuse
Jawad Williams – North Carolina


Travis Diener – Marquette
John Gilchrist – Maryland
Chuck Hayes – Kentucky
Aaron Miles – Kansas
Roger Powell – Illinois


Andrew Bogut – Utah
Michael Harris – Rice
Paul Millsap – Louisiana Tech
Lawrence Roberts – Mississippi State
Shelden Williams – Duke


Hassan Adams – Arizona
Shannon Brown – Michigan State
Rodney Carney – Memphis
Isma'il Muhammad – Georgia Tech
Nate Robinson – Washington


Pat Carroll – St. Joseph's
Gerry McNamara – Syracuse
Brendan Plavich – Charlotte
J.J. Redick – Duke
Salim Stoudamire – Arizona


Shelden Williams – Duke
Marvin Williams – North Carolina
Jawad Williams – North Carolina
Eric Williams – Wake Forest
Deron Williams – Illinois


Ike Diogu – Arizona State
Channing Frye – Arizona
Sean May – North Carolina
Ronny Turiaf – Gonzaga
Shelden Williams – Duke


Travis Diener – Marquette
Raymond Felton – North Carolina
Jarrett Jack – Georgia Tech
Aaron Miles – Kansas
Chris Paul – Wake Forest
Deron Williams – Illinois


Jordan Farmar-Arron Afflalo – UCLA
Malik Hairston-Bryce Taylor – Oregon
Daniel Gibson-LaMarcus Aldridge – Texas
D.J. White-Robert Vaden – Indiana
Randolph Morris-Rajon Rondo – Kentucky


Jordan Farmar – UCLA*
Aaron Bruce – Baylor
Daniel Gibson – Texas
Malik Hairston – Oregon
D.J. White – Indiana
Marvin Williams – North Carolina
*top midseason diaper dandy


Stephen Graham – Oklahoma State
Jason Klotz – Texas
D.J. Strawberry – Maryland
Kelvin Torbert – Michigan State
Adam Waleskowski – Florida State
Jermaine Watson – Boston College


Travis Diener – Marquette
Chuck Hayes – Kentucky
Luther Head – Illinois
Jackie Manuel – UNC
Aaron Miles – Kansas
Shelden Williams – Duke


Duke-North Carolina is the greatest rivalry in college sports, and these are my Super Seven lists from each school since I began calling games at ESPN in 1979 (that's why, for example, Phil Ford does not appear for UNC)


Frontcourt – James Worthy, Brad Daugherty, Sam Perkins
Backcourt – Michael Jordan, Kenny Smith
Bench – Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison


Frontcourt – Grant Hill, Christian Laettner, Shane Battier
Backcourt – Johnny Dawkins, Jay Williams
Bench – Bobby Hurley, Danny Ferry

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Hassan Adams – Arizona
Shannon Brown – Michigan State
J.R. Giddens – Kansas
David Noel – North Carolina
Brent Petway – Michigan


Bobby Jones – Washington
Dwayne Jones – St. Joe's
Aaron Miles – Kansas
Chris Paul – Wake Forest
Shelden Williams – Duke


Taj Gray – Oklahoma
Vincent Grier – Minnesota
Carl Landry – Purdue
Jihad Muhammad – Cincinnati
Jamal Nichols – DePaul


Andrew Bogut – Utah
Sean May – North Carolina
Paul Millsap – Louisiana Tech
Lawrence Roberts – Mississippi State
Wayne Simien – Kansas


Jermareo Davidson – Alabama
Sammy Mejia – DePaul
Courtney Sims – Michigan
Charlie Villanueva – Connecticut
Von Wafer – Florida State


Moussa Badiane – East Carolina
Nick Billings – Binghamton
Channing Frye – Arizona
D'or Fischer – West Virginia
Shelden Williams – Duke


Pat Carroll – St. Joseph's
Travis Diener – Marquette
Trey Guidry – Illinois State
Chris Hill – Michigan State
J.J. Redick – Duke


Rashad Anderson – Connecticut
Pat Carroll – St. Joseph's
Joey Graham – Oklahoma State
James White – Cincinnati
Eric Williams – Wake Forest


Kelly Whitney – Seton Hall
Curtis Withers – Charlotte
Craig Smith – Boston College
Paul Millsap – Louisiana Tech
Taylor Coppenrath – Vermont


Tony Bethel – Georgetown to NC State
Dennis Latimore – Notre Dame to Arizona
Ed Nelson – Georgia Tech to Connecticut
Andre Patterson – UCLA to Tennessee
Patrick Sparks – Western Kentucky to Kentucky


Murry Bartow – East Tennessee State
Mick Cronin – Murray State
Jim Larranaga – George Mason
Louis Orr – Seton Hall
Joe Scott – Princeton

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