- NCAA unanimous first-team All-American in 1960
- All-American Recognition: 1959 (Converse 2nd Team) and 1960 (Associated Press 1st Team, Converse 1st Team, United Press International 1st Team, United States Basketball Writers Association 1st Team)
- Second-leading scorer and leading rebounder for 1959 NCAA Tournament champion (25-4 record) and leading scorer and rebounder for 1960 national runner-up (28-2)
- Named to All-NCAA Tournament team in 1959 and 1960
- Averaged 14 points in 10 NCAA Tournament games from 1958 through 1960 (9-1 record, did not play in 1958 West Regional final defeat)
- Member of 1960 U.S. Olympic team (4.8 ppg)
- Selected by the New York Knicks in first round of 1960 NBA draft (3rd pick overall).