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51. Alex Groza, Kentucky

The passing of time and the stain of scandal obscure just how great Groza was. The 6-foot-7 center won Most Outstanding Player honors in Kentucky's back-to-back 1948 and 1949 national championship teams. With a dominating hook shot, he averaged 27.3 points per game in the '49 tournament, including 25 of his team's 46 points in the championship game versus Oklahoma A&M. He and the other four starters on the 1948 champions led the U.S. to a gold medal in that year's Olympics. In 1951, however, Groza's legacy was tarnished by a point-shaving scandal that resulted in his banishment from the sport. -- Brian Bennett