Fresh NCAA Hoopers from ’93 to Now

College basketball has always been more about the team cutting down the nets than individual glory. Still, over the course of the last decade and a half more than a few scholar standouts have proven to have A+ sneaker game.

Serving as a year-by-year timeline, checkout some of the freshest feet from the NCAA ranks from 1993 all the way up to 2019.

1993 // Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose in the Nike Air Dynamic Flight

1994 // Grant Hill

Grant Hill in the Nike Air Unlimited (photo via Sole Collector)

1995 // Jerry Stackhouse

Jerry Stackhouse in the Air Jordan 10 "Powder Blue"
Jerry Stackhouse in the Air Jordan 10 “Powder Blue” (photo via Pinterest)

1996 // Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson in the Air Jordan 11 "Concord"
Allen Iverson in the Air Jordan 11 “Concord”

1997 // Mike Bibby

Mike Bibby in the Nike Air Foamposite One
Mike Bibby in the Nike Air Foamposite One

1998 // Rip Hamilton

Rip Hamilton in the Nike Son of Glove
Rip Hamilton in the Nike Son of Glove

1999 // Jamal Crawford

Jamal Crawford in the Nike Air Flightposite
Jamal Crawford in the Nike Air Flightposite

2000 // Joseph Forte

Joseph Forte in the Air Jordan XV
Joseph Forte in the Air Jordan XV (photo via Sole Collector)

2001 // Gilbert Arenas

Gilbert Arenas in the Nike Air Flight 89
Gilbert Arenas in the Nike Air Flight 89

2002 // Caron Butler

Caron Butler in the Air Jordan 17

2003 // Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony in the Air Jordan 9 Low "Pearl"
Carmelo Anthony in the Air Jordan 9 Low “Pearl”

2004 // Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon in the Nike Air Foamposite Pro Royal/Black
Ben Gordon in the Nike Air Foamposite Pro Royal/Black

2005 // Sean May

Sean May in his Air Jordan 18 PE
Sean May in his Air Jordan 18 PE (photo via Sole Collector)

2006 // Rudy Gay

Rudy Gay in the Nike Zoom LeBron III
Rudy Gay in the Nike Zoom LeBron III

2007 // Aaron Brooks

Aaron Brooks in the Nike Air Money
Aaron Brooks in the Nike Air Money

2008 // Michael Beasley

Michael Beasley in the Nike Zoom LeBron IV White/Midnight Navy
Michael Beasley in the Nike Zoom LeBron IV White/Midnight Navy (photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images via Zimbio)

2009 // James Harden

James Harden in the Nike LeBron VI “Taxi” (photo by Harry How/Getty Images via Zimbio)

2010 // John Wall

John Wall in the Nike Air Max LeBron VII Kentucky PE

2011 // Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker in the Air Jordan 11 "Cool Grey"
Kemba Walker in the Air Jordan 11 “Cool Grey”

2012 // Tony Wroten

Tony Wroten in the Air Jordan 5 "Grape"
Tony Wroten in the Air Jordan 5 “Grape”

2013 // Jamaal Franklin

Jamaal Franklin in the Nike Air Zoom Generation "Wheat"
Jamaal Franklin in the Nike Air Zoom Generation “Wheat” (photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images via Zimbio)

2014 // Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker in the Nike LeBron 8 V2 “All-Star” (photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images via Zimbio)

2015 // Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson in the Nike Zoom Kobe VII "Cheetah"
Stanley Johnson in the Nike Zoom Kobe VII “Cheetah” (photo by Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

2016 // Tyler Ulis

Tyler Ulis in the Just Don x Air Jordan 2

2017 // De’Aaron Fox

De’Aaron Fox in the Nike Kobe 9 Elite

2018 // Quade Green

Quade Green in the Air Jordan 6 “Kentucky” Custom

2019 // DuPree McBrayer

DuPree McBrayer in the Nike Air Max LeBron 7 “Christmas”
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