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List Rules Vote up the best NCAA centers that played in college during the 1970s

These are the best 70s NCAA centers, ranked by user votes. From Bill Walton to Bob Lanier, there are a lot of players on this list of the best 70s college centers that went on to NBA superstardom. College centers from the 70s were some of the toughest players to ever play the game... and this was all before the 3 point line took over the game. So take a look at this list of the greatest NCAA centers from the 70s. 

From Bob McAdoo to Tree Rollins, and many more, this list of 1970s centers brings the goods. The best 1970s NCAA centers were exactly the type of people who could lead a team to victory. The 1970s NCAA centers were the players that really took their respective teams from good to great. Back in the 70s you weren't going to be successful without a force in the paint.

So take a look at this list and vote up your favorites!
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Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Bill Walton Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, San Diego Clippers

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8 1
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Bob McAdoo Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Buffalo Braves

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Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Dan Issel Denver Nuggets

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8 3
Artis Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Artis Gilmore Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls

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9 4
Ralph Sampson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Ralph Sampson Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets

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8 4
Bill Laimbeer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Bill Laimbeer Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons

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6 3
Bob Lanier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Bob Lanier Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

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5 2
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Tree Rollins Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic

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5 3
Bill Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Bill Cartwright Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls

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4 2
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Sidney Wicks Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, San Diego Clippers

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Jim Chones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Jim Chones Washington Wizards, New York Nets, Los Angeles Lakers

12
2 1
Jim Brewer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Jim Brewer Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers

13
2 1
Jim McDaniels is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Jim McDaniels Buffalo Braves, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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Kermit Washington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Kermit Washington Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers

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George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
George McGinnis Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets

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1 1
Tommy Burleson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Tommy Burleson Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Seattle Supersonics

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1 2
Tom Riker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Tom Riker New York Knicks

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2 4
Dennis Awtrey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Dennis Awtrey Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers

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0 2
Dave Robisch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Dave Robisch Indiana Pacers, Kansas City Kings, Los Angeles Lakers

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0 2
Howard Porter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Howard Porter Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks

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2 5
Mike Maloy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s

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Rich Kelley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 70s
Rich Kelley Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Sacramento Kings