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These are the best 80s NCAA centers. From Hakeem Olajuwon to David Robinson, there are a lot of future NBA stars with this list of the best 80s college centers. This class of college centers from the 80s includes some of the not only greatest centers in NBA history, but some of the greatest overall players in basketball history.

So take a look at this list of the greatest NCAA centers from the 80s. From
 Patrick Ewing to Alonzo Mourning, this list of 1980s centers brings the goods. The best 1980s NCAA centers were exactly the type of people who could lead a team to victory. You can't and couldn't go wrong with this group of players.

The 1980s NCAA centers were the players on their respective teams that took their programs to the next level. Without a man in the middle that can do some damage, you're not going anywhere. 

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Hakeem Olajuwon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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David Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s

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Patrick Ewing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Patrick Ewing Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Alonzo Mourning Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat

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Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Dikembe Mutombo Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets

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Ralph Sampson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Ralph Sampson Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets

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Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Kevin Willis Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets

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Sam Bowie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Sam Bowie Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers

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Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Sam Perkins Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers

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Brad Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Brad Daugherty Cleveland Cavaliers

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Steve Stipanovich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Steve Stipanovich Indiana Pacers

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Keith Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Keith Lee Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers

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Melvin Turpin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Melvin Turpin Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers

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Rik Smits is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Rik Smits Indiana Pacers

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Steve Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Steve Johnson Kansas City Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Supersonics

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Joe Barry Carroll is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Joe Barry Carroll Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets

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Cliff Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Cliff Robinson Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets

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Mike Gminski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Mike Gminski Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets

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Kevin Duckworth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Kevin Duckworth Washington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, Milwaukee Bucks

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Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Horace Grant Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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Sidney Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Sidney Green Orlando Magic, Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons

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Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NCAA Centers of the 80s
Jon Koncak Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic