Who are the College Basketball Players with the Most Blocks in a Season?

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The College Basketball Players With the most Blocks in a Season

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There have been some special rim protectors in college basketball, and not everyone on this list is a household name. Let’s break down the ten players with the most blocks in a season in college basketball history.

10. Jarvis Varnado - 170 Blocks (2008-09, 2009-10)

Jarvis Varnado comes in at ten on this list, but this might be the most interesting spot on this list. In back to back seasons for Mississippi State Varnado blocked 170 shots, which was good enough to put him at ten on this list.

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9. Wojciech Myrda - 172 Blocks (2001-02)

Wojciech Myrda was never much of a scorer but he did block 172 shots for Louisiana Monroe in the 2001-02 season.

8. Shawn Bradley - 177 Blocks (1990-91)

Shawn Bradley played only one season with BYU but it was a special one averaging 14.8 points and blocking 177 shots.

7. Keith Closs - 178 Blocks (1995-96)

Keith Closs played for Central Connecticut which caused him to not get as much attention as he deserved, especially for his play on the defensive end. In 1995-96, Closs blocked 178 shots.

6. Adonal Foyle - 180 Blocks (1996-97)

In 1996-97 Adonal Foyle blocked 180 shots for Colgate. Foyle played three seasons and averaged at least 4.9 blocks in each of the seasons.

5. Hassan Whiteside - 182 Blocks (2009-10)

Hassan Whiteside is better known for his play in the NBA, but he had one standout season with Marshall. Whiteside 13.1 points, 8.9 rebounds and blocked 182 shots.

4. Anthony Davis - 186 Blocks (2011-12)

Anthony Davis swatted a lot of basketballs during his one year at Kentucky, and it was a big reason he was selected number one overall.

3. Mickell Gladness - 188 Blocks (2006-07)

Mickell Gladness had a lot of success at Alabama A&M and in 30 games he blocked 188 shots.

2. Shawn James - 196 Blocks (2005-06)

Shawn James blocked 196 shots in the 2005-06 season and a lot of that might have been because of the conference. After that season he transferred to Duquesne and only blocked 112 points. 

1. David Robinson - 207 Blocks ( 1985-86)

David Robinson is the best player in Navy history and holds the college basketball record with 207 blocks in a season.

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