Danny Manning Player
Inducted in 2008
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee N/A
Danny Manning was one of the greatest players in the history of the storied University of Kansas basketball program. He is Kansas? all-time leader in scoring with 2,951 points and rebounding with 1,187. Manning was the consensus college player of the year in 1988, two-time consensus All-American, and three-time Big Eight player of the year. He led the Jayhawks to the 1988 NCAA championship in Kansas City and was named as the most outstanding player. The number one pick in the 1988 NBA draft, Manning played for seven different professional teams. He was a two-time NBA all-star and won the league?s Sixth Man award in 1998.
Where They Were
University of Kansas 1985-1988