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44 ................. 11442$ CH10 08-26-05 10:51:17 PS PAGE 44 Three-Point Kings (NCAA) 45 2. DARRIN FITZGERALD Darrin Fitzgerald was a senior guard for Butler University when college basketball introduced the three-point rule change. Though he only had one year to play under the rule, Fitzgerald made the most of it. 64 three-pointers per game. 3. TERRENCE WOODS Terrence Woods of Florida A&M nailed 139 threepointers during his junior season (2002–03), and 140 three-pointers during his senior season (2003–04).
Part of Indiana’s undefeated championship team in 1976, Benson won ................. 11442$ $CH5 08-26-05 10:51:16 PS PAGE 23 24 Basketball’s Most WantedTM II the Final Four MOP award for his stellar play. The Milwaukee Bucks selected Benson with the overall number one pick in the 1977 NBA draft. 7 rebounds per game. 7. SCOTT MAY Scott May scored nearly 1,600 points for the Indiana Hoosiers from 1973–76. He won the Naismith Award in 1976 as college basketball’s finest player, and his efforts led the Chicago Bulls to select him as the number two pick in the 1976 NBA draft.
In 1973, the NCAA changed course and allowed freshman to compete in athletics. These players took advantage of the rule change and made huge impacts on their schools’ basketball programs. As such, they deserve the billing of freshman phenoms. 1. JAMES ‘‘FLY’’ WILLIAMS The first year that freshman were allowed to play in years was 1973, and what a year it was for former New York City playground legend James ‘‘Fly’’ Williams and the tiny OVC team called Austin Peay University. Assistant coach Leonard Hamilton convinced Williams to come to the school in Clarksville, Tennessee.