Laettner, '76 Hoosiers Honored At Final Four

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

ATLANTA (AP) - Christian Laettner's buzzer-beater against Kentucky in a 1992 regional final was picked as the top moment from March Madness history, and Laettner was also chosen as one of the top 15 players as part of a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the NCAA tournament.

Indiana's 1976 team, which went undefeated en route to a national title, was selected as the top team. The best team and best moment were picked by fan voting. The top players were selected based on votes by fans and NCAA experts.

Aside from Laettner, the other 14 players selected were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird, Bill Bradley, Patrick Ewing, Grant Hill, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Jerry Lucas, Danny Manning, Hakeem Olajuwon, Oscar Robertson, Bill Russell, Bill Walton and Jerry West.


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