Kentucky Players Who Have Won NCAA and NBA Championships

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Seven players in the history of Kentucky basketball have won both an NCAA championship and an NBA title. Hopefully one day we will be able to add Anthony Davis, Terrence Jones, Doron Lamb, Darius Miller, Marquis Teague, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to this list. And Jarrod Polson.

Lou Tsioropoulos

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NCAA Championships: 1951
Pro Titles: 1957 (Celtics), 1959 (Celtics)

Frank Ramsey

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NCAA Championships: 1951
Pro Titles: 1957 (Celtics), 1959 (Celtics), 1960 (Celtics), 1961 (Celtics), 1962 (Celtics), 1963 (Celtics), 1964 (Celtics)

Cliff Hagan

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NCAA Championships: 1951
Pro Titles: 1958 (St. Louis Hawks)

Pat Riley

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Damn you Texas Western!!!

Rick Robey

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NCAA Championships: 1978
Pro Titles: 1981 (Celtics)

Nazr Mohammed

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NCAA Championships: 1996, 1998
Pro Titles: 2005 (Spurs)

Antoine Walker

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NCAA Championships: 1996
Pro Titles: 2006 (Heat)

Derek Anderson

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NCAA Championships: 1996
Pro Titles: 2006 (Heat)

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1 Comment

  1. MrsCousins

    I miss the days of men in short shorts. Not so much the mustache days, but definitely short shorts.

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