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66. Indiana, 1953

Before Bob Knight, there was Branch McCracken. The Monrovia, Ind., native was born in 1908 and never missed a game during his playing career at Indiana, where he scored 32.2 percent of his team's points during his career, cut a figure worthy of a mid-century art-deco propaganda poster and later returned to coach. McCracken's first title came in 1940; his second came in 1953, when three-time All-American Don Schlundt carried IU to a Big Ten title and a one-point championship game win over Kansas. -- Eamonn Brennan