After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon,” from Nov. 28, 1977. (Lane Stewart, Al Tielemans/SI)
GALLERY: 2014 Sports Illustrated Covers

After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon,” from Nov. 28, 1977. (Lane Stewart, Al Tielemans/SI)

GALLERY: 2014 Sports Illustrated Covers

Indiana State forward Larry Bird passes out of a double-team during a 1979 game against South Illinois.  Bird would go onto win the 1979 Naismith Award for the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year. SI’s Luke Winn predicts Indiana center Cody Zeller will win this year’s top prize. (Rich Clarkson/SI)
GALLERY: Larry Bird - The Indiana State YearsWINN: 2012-13 Naismith Award Watch List

Indiana State forward Larry Bird passes out of a double-team during a 1979 game against South Illinois. ¬†Bird would go onto win the 1979 Naismith Award for the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year. SI’s Luke Winn predicts Indiana center Cody Zeller will win this year’s top prize. (Rich Clarkson/SI)

GALLERY: Larry Bird - The Indiana State Years
WINN: 2012-13 Naismith Award Watch List