Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year

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The Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year was an annual basketball award given to the most outstanding intercollegiate men's basketball player in the United States.wikipedia
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Gilmore Kinney

He was a two-time Helms Athletic Foundation All-American (1905, 1907) and was named their national player of the year as a senior in 1906–07.

George Levis

He was a two-time All-American as a player while at Wisconsin from 1912–13 to 1915–16, and was also the Helms Foundation National Player of the Year as a senior in 1915–16.

Ray Woods

In all three seasons he played at the school, Woods was named an All-American and was honored as the Helms Foundation National Player of the Year as a senior in 1916–17.

North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball

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Cobb was selected All-American in 1924, 1925, and 1926, and was player of the year in 1926.

Eddie Calder

He was a Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in 1913 and was also named their National Player of the Year that season.

Erling Platou

In the early days of basketball, such a scoring average was unheard of, and it was his prowess that earned him the Helms Foundation National Player of the Year honor that season as a junior.

Wesley Bennett

Talmadge Wesley "Wes" Bennett (March 31, 1913 – August 20, 2002) was an American basketball player who played for Westminster College where he twice led the nation in scoring and won honors as the Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year in 1934.

Cat Thompson

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In 1929 he won the Helms Foundation Player of the Year award and his team won Helms National Championship.

NYU Violets men's basketball

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In 1920 NYU won the Amateur Athletic Union national championship tournament, led by the Helms Athletic Foundation Player of the Year, Howard Cann.

Christian Steinmetz

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Although no such award existed at the time, the Helms Foundation later selected a College Basketball Player of the Year for each year dating back to 1905.

Gil Halstead

He was a Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in both 1913 and 1914, and was named their national player of the year after the 1913–14 season in which he helped the Big Red win back-to-back Eastern Intercollegiate League season championships.

Ernest Houghton

He was a Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in both 1914 and 1915, and was named their National Player of the Year after the 1914–15 season.

Charley Hyatt

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He was named an All-American three consecutive times, and additionally Helms Foundation Player of the Year in 1930, when he led the nation in scoring with 12.6 ppg.

Howard Cann

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In 1920, Cann led the NYU basketball team to an Amateur Athletic Union National Championship title and was named the Helms Athletic Foundation Player of the Year as well as an All-American.

Helms Athletic Foundation

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It was the first major most valuable player (MVP) award for men's basketball in the United States, and the Helms Athletic Foundation was considered within the basketball community to be the authority on men's college basketball for that era.

Charlie T. Black

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He was a two-time all-conference, two-time All-American and one-time Helms Foundation National Player of the Year.

Earl Mueller

He was retroactively named an All-American and national player of the year for 1925 by the Helms Athletic Foundation in 1943.