Utah March Madness 5 Danny Ainge vs 12 Damian Lillard

Utah March Madness 5 Danny Ainge vs 12 Damian Lillard

5. Danny Ainge

College Per Game Stats: 20.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists

College Career Totals: 2467 points (3rd in BYU history), 539 assists, 541 rebounds

College Awards:

No. 22 retired by BYU

4x First Team All-WAC (1978-1981

WAC Player of the Year (1981)

Third-Team All-American (1980)

Consensus First-Team All-American (1981)

NABC Player of the Year (1981)

John R. Wooden Award (1981)

Why vote for him? If you want to go by accolades you can’t do much better than Danny Ainge. He definitely was the prototypical All-American boy literally in college basketball and also in real life. Vote for Danny if you appreciate one of the legends in a generation of BYU Baby-Boomers.

12. Damian Lillard

College Per Game Stats: 18.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists

College Career Totals: 1984 points (3rd in Weber State History), 444 rebounds, 362 assists)


No. 1 retired by Weber State Wildcats

2x Big Sky Player of the Year (2010, 2012)

Third-Team All-American (2012)

Why vote for him? This is a classic new school player that matches up well with an old school player like Ainge. Both had great college careers and went on to be great NBA players.

Vote for Damian Lillard if you like a new school point guard that can shock teams with his athleticism and ability to shoot the three.

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