The top 5 highest scoring averages to win the NBA MVP award were once Phat 5 players.

1. Wilt Chamberlain 1960 ( KU )- 37.6 ppg.
2. Michael Jordan 1988 ( UNC )- 35.0 ppg.
3. Kareem Abdul Jabbar 1972 ( UCLA )- 34.8 ppg.
4. Bob McAdoo 1975 ( UNC )- 34.5 ppg.
5. Wilt Chamberlain 1966 ( KU )- 33.5 ppg.
The Phat 5 of College Basketball has been a proven stable for some of the most prolific scorers in the history of the NBA. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 15, 2005
C.M. Newton ( UK ) Hall of Famer as a contributor. A member of the 1951 NCAA Championship team ( UK )coached by Adolph Rupp. Newton, the ( UK ) Athletic Director from 1989-2000. Hired Rick Pitino in 89' to restore the Kentucky pride. Hired first African American Coach in school's history ( Tubby Smith ) to the winningest Div. 1 college basketball program in NCAA history. Hired first African American women's coach in school history in 1989.
C.M. Newton is a Phat 5 legend and made an historical decision when he hired Tubby Smith in 1997. ( UK ) on to win the 1998 NCAA Championship. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 18, 2005
The first time 2 Phat 5 teams met in a National Championship game was in 1957. North Carolina ( UNC )beat Kansas ( KU ) who was led by Wilt Chamberlain in 3OT, 54-53. The 1957 Championship is the only National title game to go into 3OT and, it featured 2 Phat 5 programs.
The only 3OT game in history had 2 Phat 5 programs, and a young Wilt Chamberlain. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 20, 2005
From 1970 to 1979 6 of the 10 NBA Rookie's of the Year were Phat 5 players.

1. Lew Alcindor ( UCLA )- 1970*
2. Sidney Wicks (UCLA )- 1972
3. Bob McAdoo ( UNC )- 1973
4. Keith Wilkes ( UCLA )-1975
5. Walter Davis ( UNC )- 1978
6. Phil Ford ( UNC )- 1979

* Alcindor changed his name to Kareem Abdul Jabbar in 1971.
In 10 years to have 6 Rookie of the Year players the Phat 5 is just that, Phat. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 16, 2005
Wilt Chamberlain the first Phat 5 player to make an impact in the NBA. He's the only player in NBA history to be the league MVP and Rookie of the Year ( 1960 ) in the same season.
Wilt " The Stilt " the Phat 5 former star was the only player to average 50 points a game 50.4 ( 1962 ) in a single season. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 15, 2005
3 of the 4 highest Rookie of the year scoring averages in NBA history were made by Phat 5 players.

1. Wilt Chamberlain ( KU )-1960 37.6 ppg.
2. Walt Bellamy ( Indiana )- 1962 31.6 ppg. ( IU ) #6 progam All-Time
3. Lew Alcindor ( UCLA )- 1970 28.8 ppg. ( changed name to Karrem Abdul Jabbar in 1971 )
4. Michael Jordan ( UNC )- 1985 28.2 ppg.
The Phat 5 have produced Rookie of the Year's and MVP's that are All-Time NBA greats. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 16, 2005
Coach Pat Riley ( UK ) helped guide the L.A. Lakers to 4 NBA Championships during the 1980's ( 82, 85, 87, and 88 )
. Coach Riley is the second All-Time winningest coach in NBA history with 1,265 wins.
The Lakers of the early 80's were known as Showtime! with Magic Johnson and Phat 5 legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar ( UCLA ). Jabbar won 6 NBA Championships ( 5 ) L.A. Lakers, and ( 1 ) Milwaukee Bucks. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
by Derrick E. Vaughan April 16, 2005