20 key players who helped fuel Chipman's success at Washburn
20. Randy Staats | 1995-98
Received first-team All-MIAA honors in 1997-98 and ranks third in program history in 3-pointers with 208.
19. Manny Clifton | 2001-03
Earned first-team All-MIAA honors in 2001-2002 after averaging 18.3 points and 7.3 rebounds.
18. Rich Hamilton | 1986-88
Posted averages of 12.3 points and 5.9 rebounds on the national title team and went on to earn honorable mention All-America honors the next season.
17. Alex North | 2010-15
Ranks fifth in WU history in rebounds (714) and averaged a double-double as a junior with 16.1 points and 10.0 rebounds.
16. Bobby Sumler | 1985-88
Career was highlighted by a standout performance in the NAIA title game, scoring 18 points and dishing out 12 assists. Averaged 10.9 points and 3.5 assists for that 1986-87 team.
15. Jemi Johnson | 1992-95
Averaged 13.1 points while helping WU reach the NCAA Tournament three straight years and scored 18.9 points per game as a senior to earn first-team All-MIAA honors.
14. Eric Carter | 1998-2001
Ranks 11th on Washburn’s scoring chart with 1,241 points and averaged 11.1 points as a senior on Washburn’s Division II runner-up team.
13. Greg Wilson | 1986-89
Averaged 9.1 points on Washburn’s NAIA national championship team and ranks ninth in program history in scoring with 1,323 points.
12. Malcolm Daniels | 1991-93
The first Ichabod to be named MVP of the MIAA, Daniels averaged 13.9 points and 6.8 rebounds during his senior season.
11. Travis Robbins | 2003-05
Named an All-American and the MIAA’s MVP after averaging 19.8 points and a league-best 9.2 rebounds as a senior.
10. Logan Stutz | 2008-11
Averaged an MIAA-best 20 points per game and earned All-America honors as a senior before going on to play professionally overseas.
9. Dan Buie | 1995-97
The two-time MIAA MVP is WU’s top scorer among two-year players with 1,484 points and holds WU’s single-game scoring record with 45 in a game in 1996.
8. Shannon Kruger | 1998-2002
Holds Washburn’s record for career 3-pointers with 242 and ranks second in assists (341) and fourth in steals (140).
7. Ryan Murphy | 1999-2003
Ranks third in program history in points (1,654), fourth in rebounds (738) and is WU’s record holder for points scored in the NCAA Tournament with 132.
6. Jordan Canfield | 1993-97
WU’s all-time assist leader (756), Canfield reached two Elite Eights and made four NCAA Division II Tournament appearances.
5. Clarence Tyson | 1992-94
Helped lead the Ichabods to back-to-back Elite Eight appearances, earning All-America and MIAA MVP honors his senior year.
4. Will McNeill | 2008-13
The Ichabods’ all-time steals leader (247), McNeill was a two-time All-American and the MIAA’s MVP in 2012-13.
3. Ewan Auguste | 1997-2001
The two-time All-American and two-time MIAA MVP was the leader of WU’s NCAA Division II runner-up team in 2001.
2. Gary Carrier | 1981-1985
Washburn's all-time leading scorer (2,626) and rebounder (1,167), Carrier was a three-time NAIA All-American.
1. Tom Meier | 1983-1987
A two-time All-American who led Ichabods to the 1987 NAIA national championship and compiled 2,082 career points and 1,155 rebounds, capping his career with 22 points and 15 rebounds in the title game.
Bob Chipman has been a fixture in the Washburn men’s basketball program for 41 years, the last 38 as head coach. In honor of the iconic Ichabod, here are 20 key players who helped fuel Chipman's success.
The full list of 41 players can be found here.