Ralph Sampson Player
Inducted in 2011
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 2012
Towering over the competition at 7?4, Sampson controlled the lane. He averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds, and an amazing 3.5 blocks per game in his four years at Virginia. Sampson led the Cavaliers to an NIT championship his freshmen year and an NCAA Final Four his junior season. He is one of two players that have won three Naismith Player of the Year awards.
Where They Were
University of Virginia 1979-1983