Danny Manning

Danny Manning

Danny Manning

Danny Manning played on the 1983 Page High School team that went 26-0 and was ranked No. 2 in the country by USA Today, and won the state 4A Championship that year. Manning played collegiate basketball for Kansas where he led the Jayhawks to the 1986 Final Four and the 1988 NCAA Basketball Championship. While becoming the school’s leading scorer, Manning won the Wooden, Naismith, and Eastman Awards as the College Player of the Year in 1988.  Manning was named Most Outstanding Player for the 1988 NCAA Tournament. Manning was selected first overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, and played in the NBA for 15 seasons. Manning was an assistant coach for Kansas in 2008 when they won the National Championship and continues on the staff as assistant to Bill Self.

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