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Bird '79 Hoosiers Make NCAA All-Time List
Updated May 5, 2013 1:11 AM
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(UNDATED) - The NCAA has released the list of "All-Time March Madness Players, Team and Moment" to mark 75 years of the NCAA Tournament.

Larry Bird made the list of all-time players, and the 1976 Hoosiers were voted the all-time team.

The NCAA released the list Friday morning, just one day before the Final Four games begin in Atlanta.

The 15 All-Time March Madness players

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Larry Bird
Bill Bradley
Patrick Ewing
Grant Hill
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Michael Jordan
Christian Laettner
Jerry Lucas
Danny Manning
Hakeem Olajuwon
Oscar Robertson
Bill Russell
Bill Walton
Jerry West

Former Indiana players Isiah Thomas and Steve Alford and Butler Bulldog Shelvin Mack were nominated for All-Time players.

The All-Time players will be honored during halftime of the Syracuse vs. Michigan game on Saturday.

Additionally, the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers were voted the All-Time March Madness Team. That year, the Hoosiers were undefeated and went on to win their third National Championship. The team was coached by Bob Knight.

Duke's 1992 buzz-beater over Kentucky was named the All-Time March Madness moment. The 1976 Hoosiers win and the 2010 Butler Bulldogs game vs. Duke were also up for All-Time moment.

The '76 Hoosiers and '92 Blue Devils will be honored at halftime of the Wichita State vs. Louisville game on Saturday.

Larry Bird made the list of all-time players, and the 1976 Hoosiers were voted the all-time team.

The NCAA released the list Friday morning, just one day before the Final Four games begin in Atlanta.

The 15 All-Time March Madness players

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Larry Bird
Bill Bradley
Patrick Ewing
Grant Hill
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Michael Jordan
Christian Laettner
Jerry Lucas
Danny Manning
Hakeem Olajuwon
Oscar Robertson
Bill Russell
Bill Walton
Jerry West

Former Indiana players Isiah Thomas and Steve Alford and Butler Bulldog Shelvin Mack were nominated for All-Time players.

The All-Time players will be honored during halftime of the Syracuse vs. Michigan game on Saturday.

Additionally, the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers were voted the All-Time March Madness Team. That year, the Hoosiers were undefeated and went on to win their third National Championship. The team was coached by Bob Knight.

Duke's 1992 buzz-beater over Kentucky was named the All-Time March Madness moment. The 1976 Hoosiers win and the 2010 Butler Bulldogs game vs. Duke were also up for All-Time moment.

The '76 Hoosiers and '92 Blue Devils will be honored at halftime of the Wichita State vs. Louisville game on Saturday.



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