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Marcus Camby

  • Player
  • Seasons: 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96
  • Number: 21
  • Position: C
  • Height: 6' 11“
  • Weight: 220 lbs.
  • Hometown: Hartford, CT
  • High School: Hartford Public HS
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthdate: March 22, 1974

At UMass

Roster photo

  • One of the most decorated athletes UMass has ever produced.
  • Naismith National Player of the Year in 1996.
  • First unanimous first team All-American in UMass history (1996).
  • Led UMass to their only NCAA Tournament Final Four appearance in 1996.
  • 1996 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year.
  • Atlantic 10 Player of the Week selection 9 times, at the time the highest ever.
  • During each of his three seasons at UMass, the team won the A-10 Regular Season Championship and the A-10 Tournament.
  • Led the A-10 in scoring at 20.5 ppg in 1995-96.
  • Two-time selections to A-10 First Team, and NABC All-District.
  • Scored 1,387 points in three seasons (15.1 ppg average), to earn a spot on the 1000 Point Scorers list.
  • First UMass player to top 100 blocks in three consecutive seasons.
  • At the time, held UMass records for single-game (9), single-season (128) and career (336) blocks. (All since surpassed by Stephane Lasme.)
  • 3.7 blocks per game career average ranks first in A-10 history.1)
  • Atlantic 10 Freshman of the Year for the 1993-94 season.
  • Inducted into the UMass Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.
  • Jersey retired by UMass on 1/19/2013.2)3)4)5)6)7)8)9)10)11)
  • Selected to ESPN's Atlantic 10 Silver Anniversary team (2004).
  • Inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Named to the Atlantic 10's Legends Class of 201612)13)
  • Highest NBA Draft pick in UMass history. Selected second overall by Toronto in the 1996 NBA Draft. (Coverage when he declared for Draft)

1995-96 Junior year

High scoring: 38 vs Dayton 1/6/96 High rebounds: 17 vs Central Florida 3/14/96

Full list of Player of the Year awards:15)

  • Associated Press
  • United Press International
  • Oscar Robertson Trophy (U.S. Basketball Writers Assoc.)
  • John R. Wooden Award (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
  • Naismith Award (Atlanta Tip-Off Club)
  • Adolph Rupp Trophy (Commonwealth Athletic Club of Kentucky)
  • Basketball Times
  • Sporting News
  • National Association of Basketball Coaches
  • CBS/Chevrolet

Full list of All-American selections:16)

  • Associated Press
  • U.S. Basketball Writers Association
  • John R. Wooden Award
  • Basketball Times
  • United Press International
  • National Association of Basketball Coaches
  • Basketball Weekly

1994-95 Sophomore year

  • A-10 First Team selection.
  • Ninth in A-10 in rebounding at 6.2 rpg.
  • All-Championship Team selection for the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
  • Three-time honoree in the A-10's Player of the Week Roll.

1993-94 Freshman year

  • A-10 Third Team selection.
  • A-10 Freshman of the Year and Newcomer of the Year.17)
  • A-10 Freshman Team selection.
  • Five-time honoree in the A-10's Rookie of the Week Honor Roll.
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