Chris Lollar

Chris LollarAthlete • Inducted 2007

Chris Lollar became the first player in Johnson County history to earn first-team All-American honors. He also is the first player to be named the NJCAA Player of the Year. Lollar played a key role in leading the Cavaliers to a 30-6 record and a national championship in basketball. Lollar set school assist records for a game (19) and season (309), shattering the season record by 69 assists. His 309 assists are the third highest season total in Region VI basketball history. On the season, he posted 13 games with double figure assists. But Lollar was equally effective as a scorer. He scored in double figures 22 times, including a career high 20 points on two occasions. In the national championship game, Lollar hit three three-point baskets and finished with 11 points and seven assists. Lollar received the A. Fred Pohlman Sportsman Award at the national tournament. He also was selected as an East Jayhawk All-Conference and All-Region VI D-II performer. He finished the season averaging 10.7 points and 8.6 assists per game. Lollar also led the team with 92 steals. Lollar was selected as a preseason All-American prior to his sophomore season. He averaged 13.4 points, 6.1 assists and 2.5 steals per game. Lollar earned All-East Jayhawk and All-Region VI accolades. With Lollar at the point, JCCC posted a 51-16 mark in his two seasons, the best two-year period since 1974-76. Lollar capped his career by becoming the all-time leader in assists at JCCC, finishing with 489. He went on to play two seasons at the University of Auburn.