Although Anthony Davis made a now-rare appearance by a college player on a U.S. Olympic team, he never had any chance of matching the accomplishments of the best college stars ever to wear that uniform. Back when college players were the only ones who could play for Team USA, the best of them earned their places among the greatest Olympians in U.S. history.
It should come as no surprise that one of those standouts was a North Carolina junior named Michael Jordan. The Chicago Bulls draftee posted one of the top-scoring performances in the Team USA record books…while sharing the ball with two other future Hall of Famers.
Read on for more on MJ and a dozen more of the greatest Olympic performances ever turned in by an American college player.