LSU – Geert Hammink, Center, 1989-93
A consensus first team All-SEC selection as the league’s top center in 1993, Geert Hammink averaged a double-double with 15.2 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. He also led the team in blocked shots (30), field goals made (190), free throws made (108) and minutes played (970). As a senior in 1993, he was named to the all-tournament team after leading the Tigers to the SEC Tournament finals.
The four-year letterman from the Netherlands helped LSU to its 10th straight NCAA Tournament appearance in 1993. He was selected by the Orlando Magic in the first round of the NBA Draft and went on to play for Orlando and Golden State in a three-year NBA career. Hammink’s son, Shane, is a current member of the LSU basketball team.