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Below are the All-American Recognitions for Syracuse Orangemen basketball players for the following organizations: AP, Helms Foundation, UPI, The Sporting News, and USBWA. In 1957 the Helms Foundation retroactively awarded the All-American status to players from 1900-1957.

Five Syracuse basketball players have made AP First Team All-American Status: Sherman Douglas, Derrick Coleman, Billy Owens, Hakim Warrick and Wesley Johnson.

AP All Americans      
Year Player Class Position Award
1971-1972 Greg Kohls Senior Guard Honorable Mention
1972-1973 Dennis DuVal Junior Guard Honorable Mention
1973-1974 Dennis DuVal Senior Guard Third Team
1974-1975 Rudy Hackett Senior Forward Second Team
1978-1979 Roosevelt Bouie Junior Center Honorable Mention
1979-1980 Roosevelt Bouie Senior Center Honorable Mention
1979-1980 Louis Orr Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1980-1981 Danny Schayes Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1981-1982 Erich Santifer Junior Guard Honorable Mention
1982-1983 Erich Santifer Senior Guard Honorable Mention
1982-1983 Leo Rautins Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1983-1984 Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington Freshman Guard Honorable Mention
1984-1985 Rafael Addison Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1984-1985 Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington Sophomore Guard Third Team
1985-1986 Rafael Addison Senior Guard Honorable Mention
1985-1986 Wendell Alexis Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1985-1986 Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington Junior Guard Third Team
1986-1987 Sherman Douglas Sophomore Guard Honorable Mention
1987-1988 Sherman Douglas Junior Guard Third Team
1987-1988 Rony Seikaly Senior Center Honorable Mention
1988-1989 Derrick Coleman Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1988-1989 Sherman Douglas Senior Guard First Team
1988-1989 Stephen Thompson Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1989-1990 Derrick Coleman Senior Forward First Team
1989-1990 Billy Owens Sophomore Forward Honorable Mention
1989-1990 Stephen Thompson Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1990-1991 Billy Owens Junior Forward First Team
1992-1993 Lawrence Moten Sophomore Forward Honorable Mention
1993-1994 Lawrence Moten Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1994-1995 Lawrence Moten Senior Forward Third Team
1995-1996 John Wallace Senior Forward Second Team
1999-2000 Etan Thomas Senior Center Honorable Mention
2000-2001 Preston Shumpert Junior Forward Honorable Mention
2001-2002 Preston Shumpert Senior Forward Honorable Mention
2002-2003 Carmelo Anthony Freshman Forward Second Team
2003-2004 Hakim Warrick Junior Forward Third Team
2004-2005 Hakim Warrick Senior Forward First Team
2005-2006 Gerry McNamara Senior Guard Honorable Mention
2006-2007 Demetris Nichols Senior Forward Honorable Mention
2008-2009 Jonny Flynn Sophomore Guard Honorable Mention
2009-2010 Wesley Johnson Junior Forward First Team
2009-2010 Andy Rautins Senior Guard Honorable Mention
2009-2010 Jim Boeheim --- Coach Coach of the Year
2010-2011 Rick Jackson Senior Forward Honorable Mention
2011-2012 Kris Joseph Senior Forward Honorable Mention
2011-2012 Dion Waiters Sophomore Guard Honorable Mention
2012-2013 Michael Carter-Williams Sophomore Guard Honorable Mention
2013-2014 C.J. Fair Senior Forward Third Team
2014-2015 Rakeem Christmas Senior Center Third Team

 

Helms Foundation All Americans      
Year Player Class Position Award
1911-1912 Lew Castle Sophomore Center 10 Man Team
1913-1914 Lew Castle Senior Center 10 Man Team
1917-1918 Joe Schwarzer Senior Center 10 Man Team
1918-1919 Bob Marcus Senior Guard 10 Man Team
1924-1925 Vic Hanson Sophomore Forward 10 Man Team
1925-1926 Vic Hanson Junior Forward 10 Man Team
1926-1927 Vic Hanson Senior Forward 10 Man Team
1945-1946 Billy Gabor Junior Guard 30 Man Team
1946-1947 Billy Gabor Senior Guard 30 Man Team
1950-1951 Jack Kiley Senior Forward 30 Man Team
1956-1957 Vincent Cohen Senior Forward 30 Man Team
1964-1965 Dave Bing Junior Guard 36 Man Team
1970-1971 Bill Smith Senior Center 36 Man Team
1971-1972 Greg Kohls Senior Guard 36 Man Team
1973-1974 Dennis DuVal Senior Guard 36 Man Team
1974-1975 Rudy Hackett Senior Forward 36 Man Team
1974-1975 Jimmy Lee Senior Guard 36 Man Team
1978-1979 Roosevelt Bouie Junior Center 34 Man Team

The United States Basketball Writers Association has been selecting an All-American team since the 1956-57 season. Four Syracuse basketball players have made the USBWA All-America First Team: Dave Bing, Derrick Coleman, Billy Owens and Wesley Johnson.

USBWA All-Americans
Year Player Class Position Award
1965-1966
Dave Bing Senior Guard First Team
1979-1980
Roosevelt Bouie Senior Center Second Team
1984-1985
Dwayne 'Pearl Washington Sophomore Guard Second Team
1987-1988
Rony Seikaly Senior Center Second Team
1989-1990
Derrick Coleman Senior Forward First Team
1990-1991
Billy Owens Junior Forward First Team
1995-1996
John Wallace Senior Forward Second Team
2002-2003
Carmelo Anthony Freshman Forward Second Team
2004-2005
Hakim Warrick Senior Forward Second Team
2009-2010
Wesley Johnson Junior Forward First Team
2009-2010
Jim Boeheim --- Coach Coach of the Year
2013-2014
C.J. Fair Senior Forward Second Team

Only one Syracuse basketball player has made The Sporting News first team All-America: Carmelo Anthony.

Sporting News All-Americans
Year Player Class Position Award
1945-1946
Billy Gabor Junior Guard Third Team
2002-2003
Carmelo Anthony Freshman Forward First Team
2003-2004
Hakim Warrick Junior Forward Second Team
2004-2005
Hakim Warrick Senior Forward Second Team
2009-2010
Wesley Johnson Junior Forward Second Team
2009-2010
Andy Rautins Senior Guard Fifth Team
2014-2015
Rakeem Christmas Senior Center Third Team

Three Syracuse players made UPI 1st Team All-American status: Dave Bing, Derrick Coleman and Billy Owens. The UPI last named an All-American team in 1996.

UPI All Americans      
Year Player Class Position Award
1965-1966 Dave Bing Senior Guard First Team
1966-1967 Vaughn Harper Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1966-1967 George Hicker Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1966-1967 Rick Dean Senior Center Honorable Mention
1971-1972 Greg Kohls Senior Guard Honorable Mention
1972-1973 Dennis DuVal Junior Guard Honorable Mention
1979-1980 Roosevelt Bouie Senior Center Third Team
1982-1983 Leo Rautins Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1983-1984 Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington Freshman Guard Honorable Mention
1984-1985 Rafael Addison Junior Forward Honorable Mention
1984-1985 Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington Sophomore Guard Second Team
1985-1986 Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington Junior Guard Second Team
1987-1988 Sherman Douglas Junior Guard Second Team
1987-1988 Rony Seikaly Senior Center Third Team
1988-1989 Derrick Coleman Junior Forward Second Team
1988-1989 Sherman Douglas Senior Guard Honorable Mention
1989-1990 Derrick Coleman Senior Forward First Team
1989-1990 Billy Owens Sophomore Forward Third Team
1989-1990 Stephen Thompson Senior Forward Honorable Mention
1990-1991 Billy Owens Junior Forward First Team
1995-1996 John Wallace Senior Forward Third Team

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