SHAUN VANDIVER * 1989-90 Honorable Mention All-American * 1990-91 All-Big 8 Conference First Team * 1990-91 NIT All-Tournament Team * 1989-90 All-Big 8 Conference First Team * 1989-90 All-Big 8 Conference Tournament Team * 1988-89 AP & UPI Newcomer of the Year When you think of the great scorers in CU history, you think of guys like Cory Higgins, Richard Roby, Donnie Boyce and Alec Burks. Athletic guards who can light it up. However, it may surprise you to find out that when you look at the career PPG averages for all of the players to wear the CU jersey, you see that Shaun Vandiver is number 2 on the list. In fact, during the 1989-90 season, Vandiver led the Buffs in scoring, rebounding blocks and field goal percentage on his way to being named Honorable Mention All-American. The transfer from Hutchinson Community College in Kansas was named Big 8 Conference Rookie of the Year in 1988 and then followed that up with First Team All-Big 8 honors the next two seasons. While he had a great career in Boulder, his junior year is considered his best. Along with being named Honorable Mention All-American, he was named Big 8 Conference Tournament MVP despite not being on the winning team. Vandiver scored 75 points and 41 rebounds over the three games and lead the team to upsets over both Missouri and Oklahoma State as the Buffs became the first eight seed to advance to the title game. Vandiver is fifth in school history for points scored despite only being here for three years and was a first round draft pick of the Golden State Warriors in the 1991 NBA Draft. DAVID HARRISON * 2003-04 Honorable Mention All-American * 2003-04 All-Big 12 Conference First Team * 2003-04 All-Big 12 Defensive First Team * 2002-03 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention * 2001-02 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention * 2001-02 Big 12 All-Freshman Team A highly touted recruit out of Nashville, David Harrison spent three years at Colorado and was named both First Team All-Big 12 and Honorable Mention All-American his junior, and final year, at Colorado. The school’s all-time leading shot blocker led the Buffs with 17.1 points per game and shot 63.1% from the field, which led the conference and was third nationally. Along with being First Team All-Big 12 his junior year, Harrison was named to the All-Big 12 Honorable Mention two times and the All-Big 12 Defensive team once. He won the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week award two times and the Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week award three times. Harrison declared for the draft and ended up being a first round pick for the Indiana Pacers where he spent four seasons. After playing overseas for a few seasons, Harrison is back in the NBA Summer League playing with the Dallas Mavericks. ALEC BURKS * 2010-11 Honorable Mention All-American * 2010-11 All-Big 12 Conference First Team * 2009-10 Big 12 Freshman of the Year * 2009-10 Big 12 All-Freshman Team * 2009-10 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention The Buffs only got two seasons out from Alec Burks, but he made his mark on the Colorado record books during that time. Burks holds the sophomore scoring record for the University of Colorado and that led him to being named Honorable Mention All-American in 2011. Along with the all-time sophomore scoring record, Burks also holds the all-time freshman scoring record for the school and despite only playing two seasons for the Buffs he is fifteenth on the all-time scoring list. His 19.0 points per game mark is third in school history behind only Cliff Meely and Shaun Vandiver. Burks was named to the Big 12 Conference and NIT All-Tournament teams as well as a unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 First Team. He was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year and also won both a Phillips 66 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week and Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week in his short time in Boulder. Burks was drafted 12[SUP]th[/SUP] overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz.