A total of 53 Wildcats have earned All-America honors. Of those players, 16 were named concensus first team
All-America 21 times, the most of any Division I program. The following is a chronological listing of all 53 UK basketball players who have been named to various All-America teams, beginning with forward Basil Hayden in 1921. The NCAA currently utilizes The Sporting News, The Associated Press, the NABC and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
|Player||Year||Selection Board or Panel|
John Wall – Named 2010 Adolph Rupp Trophy National Player of the Year; Yahoo! Sports National Player of the Year; Rivals.com National Player of the Year
Anthony Davis – Named 2012 AP National Player of the Year; USBWA Oscar Robertson Tropy (National Player of the Year); Spalding Pete Newell Big Man of the Year; NABC Defensive Player of the Year; Sporting News National
Player of the Year; Sporting News National Freshman of the Year; CBSSports.com National Player of the Year; CBSSports.com National Freshman of the Year; Basketball Times National Player of the Year; Adolph Rupp Trophy
National Player of the Year; John R. Wooden Award National Player of the Year; Naismith College Player of the Year
Key: • Consensus; ••2nd Team Consensus; AP: Associated Press; AM: Argosy Magazine; Ath: Athletic Publications; BT: The Basketball Times; BW: U.S. Basketball Writers Association; CBS: CBSSports.com; CA: Coach
and Athlete; CH: College Humor Magazine; CHN: CollegeHoops.net; Col: Colliers (Basketball Coaches); Cv: Converse Yearbook; DD: Don Dunphy; HF: Helms Foundation; INS: International News Service; Lk: Look Magazine;
NABC: National Association of Basketball Coaches; NE: Newspaper Enterprises Assn.; Pic: Pic Magazine; SN: The Sporting News; Tm: Tempo; Tru: True Magazine; UPI: United Press International; WA: John R.
Wooden Award; Yahoo!: Yahoo! Sports