Checking In on the Last 10 College Basketball Players of the Year

Take TenCorrespondent IApril 10, 2009

Checking In on the Last 10 College Basketball Players of the Year

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    MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 29:  Blake Griffin #23 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on while taking on the North Carolina Tar Heels during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional Final at the FedExForum on March 29, 2009 in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by

1999—Elton Brand, Duke

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 02:  Elton Brand #42 of the Philadelphia 76ers drives against Drew Gooden #90 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on December 2, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading

2000—Kenyon Martin, Cincinnati

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    DENVER - NOVEMBER 18:  Kenyon Martin #4 of the Denver Nuggets controls the ball against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Pepsi Center on November 18, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Bucks 114-105.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

2001—Shane Battier, Duke

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    NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 26:  Shane Battier #31 of the Houston Rockets dribbles the ball during the game against the New Orleans Hornets on December 26, 2008 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and

2002—Jason Williams, Duke

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    CHICAGO - JANUARY 13:  Jay Williams #22 of the Chicago Bulls smiles during the NBA game against the New York Knicks at the United Center on January 13, 2003 in Chicago, Illinois.  The Bulls won 101-94.  NOTE TO USER:  User expressly acknowledges and agree

2003—T. J. Ford, Texas

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2004—Jameer Nelson, Saint Joseph's

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    DENVER - JANUARY 17:  Jameer Nelson #14 of the Orlando Magic dribbles the ball upcourt against the Denver Nuggets during NBA action at the Pepsi Center on January 17, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Magic defeated the Nuggets 106-88. NOTE TO USER: User expr

2005—Andrew Bogut, Utah

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    MILWAUKEE - MARCH 1:  Andrew Bogut #6 of the Milwaukee Bucks puts a shot up over Fabricio Oberto #7 of the San Antonio Spurs during the game on March 1, 2008 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The Spurs 96-94.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly ac

2006—J. J. Redick, Duke

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2007—Kevin Durant, Texas

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10:  Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder controls the ball against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers on February 10, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  The Lakers won 105-98.   NOTE TO USER: Us

2008—Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina

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    MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 29:  Tyler Hansbrough #50 and Ty Lawson #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels sit on the bench in the first half while taking on the Oklahoma Sooners during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional Final at the FedExForum on Ma

2009 —Blake Griffin, Oklahoma

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    MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 29:  Tyler Hansbrough #50 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots the ball over Blake Griffin #23 of the Oklahoma Sooners in the first half during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional Final at the FedExForum on March 29,

Not Every College Player of the Year is Meant for Greatness

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    DETROIT - APRIL 06:  Michael Jordan is announced as a member of the 2009 Hall-of-Fame class at halftime of the Michigan State Spartans and the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship game at Ford Fie