Patrick Ewing led Georgetown to the 1984 national title before becoming one of the NBA's all-time greatest players. He was also a member of the 1992 United States Olympic "Dream Team" inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.
After leading Michigan State to the 1979 NCAA crown, beating Larry Bird's Indiana State squad for the title, Magic Johnson became one of the greatest NBA players of all time. The Lakers' star retired in 1991 after learning he was HIV positive. He later returned to the league before retiring for good during the 1996 season. Johnson has worked as an NBA commentator and also owns Magic Johnson Enterprises, which includes a movie studio and a nationwide chain of movie theaters.
Bill Walton (left) not only won back-to-back titles with UCLA in 1972-73, but he also was named Most Outstanding Player in both title runs. After a successful NBA career that saw two titles in 13 years, Walton retired as a player due to injuries.
Corliss Williamson earned the Most Outstanding Player award for his performance in the 1994 Final Four, leading Arkansas to a title over Duke. He also led the Razorbacks back to the NCAA final the next year, with Arkansas losing to UCLA. He went on to play for four teams during a 12-year NBA career.