Seattle Times' Percy Allen picks the 33 best players from 33 years of Pac-10 men's basketball
Former Arizona star Sean Elliott tops the list of the 33 best men's basketball players from 33 years of Pac-10 play.
Players on the list by teamUCLA: 8 Arizona: 6 Arizona State: 4 California: 4 Oregon State: 3
Washington: 3 Stanford: 2 Oregon: 1 USC: 1 Washington State: 1
Honorable mentionARIZONA: Gilbert Arenas, Mike Bibby, Andre Iguodala, Steve Kerr, Chris Mills, Khalid Reeves.
ARIZONA STATE: Steve Beck, Lafayette Lever, Alton Lister, Ron Riley, Stevin Smith, Jeremy Veal.
CALIFORNIA: Ed Gray, Sean Lampley, Mark McNamara, Leon Powe, Jerome Randle.
OREGON: Aaron Brooks, Luke Jackson, Fred Jones, Blair Rasmussen, Luke Ridnour, Anthony Taylor, Orlando Williams.
OREGON STATE: Brent Barry, Ray Blume, Lester Conner, Jose Ortiz, Mark Radford, Charlie Sitton.
STANFORD: Kimberly Belton, Josh Childress, Casey Jacobsen, Brevin Knight, Brook Lopez, Mark Madsen.
UCLA: Toby Bailey, Baron Davis, Kenny Fields, Rod Foster, Pooh Richardson, Kiki Vandeweghe, Trevor Wilson.
USC: Wayne Carlander, Sam Clancy, DeMar DeRozan, O.J. Mayo, Cliff T. Robinson, Brian Scalabrine, Nick Young.
WASHINGTON: Todd MacCulloch, Quincy Pondexter, Eldridge Recasner, Nate Robinson, Detlef Schrempf.
WASHINGTON STATE: Don Collins, Kyle Weaver.
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1. Sean Elliott
Pts: 19.2 Reb: 6.1 Ast: 3.4
Two-time Pac-10 player of the year; 2nd on Pac-10 career scoring list; '89 AP player of the year.
2. Gary Payton
Oregon State (1987-90)
Pts.: 18.1 Reb: 4.0 Ast: 7.8
Pac-10 career record holder in steals, assists; sixth in points; '90 Sports Illustrated player of the year.
3. Ed O'Bannon
Pts.: 15.5 Reb: 7.0 Ast: 1.8
Led UCLA to a 32-2 record and 1995 national title; one of seven Bruins to have jersey retired.
4. Don MacLean
Pts.: 20.5 Reb: 7.8 Ast: 1.6
All-time Pac-10 scoring leader in conference games (1,486 points) and all games (2,608).
5. Reggie Miller
Pts.: 17.2 Reb: 4.2 Ast: 2.0
Seventh on Pac-10 scoring list; averaged record 27.8 points in conference games during 1985-86 season.
6. Shareef Abdur-Rahim
Pts.: 21.1 Reb: 8.4 Ast: 1.0
First freshman to win Pac-10 player of the year; left after one year, taken third in NBA draft.
7. Damon Stoudamire
Pts.: 15.0 Reb: 3.8 Ast: 5.4
Best little man in Pac-10; led 'Cats to four straight NCAA tourneys; All-American in 1995.
8. Jason Kidd
Pts.: 14.9 Reb: 5.9 Ast: 8.4
Pac-10 record holder with four triple doubles; 1993 national freshman of year; 1994 Pac-10 player of year.
9. Ike Diogu
Arizona State (2003-05)
Pts.: 21.4 Reb: 8.8 Ast: 1.2
Led ASU to NCAA tournament as a freshman; conference player of year, 2nd-team All-American in '05.
10. Harold Miner
Pts.: 23.5 Reb: 5.4 Ast: 1.8
Three-time All-Pac-10, '92 player of the year; 11th on conference career scoring list.
11. Miles Simon
Pts.: 14.6 Reb: 3.8 Ast: 4.0
Scored 30 points in 1997 national title game, named tournament outstanding player; '98 All-American.
12. Michael Dickerson
Pts.: 13.8 Reb: 3.7 Ast: 1.5
Underrated star from Federal Way was leading scorer on 1997 national title and '98 Elite Eight teams.
13. Brandon Roy
Pts.: 14.3 Reb: 5.0 Ast: 3.0
Played in three straight NCAA tourneys, two Sweet 16 games; 2006 All-American.
14. Todd Lichti
Pts.: 18.8 Reb: 5.3 Ast: 2.5
Slashing driver is third on Pac-10 all-time scoring list; did not miss a game in four years.
15. Jason Terry
Pts.: 11.3 Reb: 2.3 Ast: 3.8
Sixth man early in his career; averaged 21.9 points as senior; 1999 Sports Illustrated player of the year.
16. James Harden
Arizona State (2008-09)
Pts.: 19.0 Reb: 5.4 Ast: 3.7
ASU's only consensus All-American, in 2009, Pac-10 player of the year.
17. David Greenwood
Pts.: 14.6 Reb: 8.7 Ast: NA
Averaged 19.9 points, All-American as senior; led UCLA to Elite Eight.
18. Steve Johnson
Oregon State (1977-81)
Pts.: 17.5 Reb: 6.8 Ast: NA
Second on OSU's career scoring list; 13th on Pac-10 scoring list; All-American in 1981.
19. Chris Welp
Pts.: 16.1 Reb: 7.7 Ast: 1.5
UW's all-time scoring leader; 1986 Pac-10 player of year; played in three straight NCAA tourneys.
20. Lamond Murray
Pts.: 19.2 Reb: 6.8 Ast: 1.8
Helped Bears to two straight NCAA tournament appearances; two-time All-Pac-10 pick.
21. Arron Afflalo
Pts.: 14.8 Reb: 3.5 Ast: 1.9
Led Bruins in scoring when they made two Final Four appearances; 2007 All-American.
22. Byron Scott
Arizona State (1979-83)
Pts.: 17.5 Reb: 4.0 Ast: 3.1
Led talented ASU team to 16-2 Pac-10 record in 1980-81, including win over top-ranked Oregon State.
23. Terrell Brandon
Pts.: 22.2 Reb: 3.6 Ast: 5.5
Averaged 26.6 points as a sophomore; first Oregon player to leave early for NBA draft.
24. A.C. Green
Oregon State (1982-85)
Pts.: 14.7 Reb: 7.7 Ast: 1.6
Led Beavers to two Pac-10 titles; second at OSU in rebounds, fourth in points; '84 Pac-10 player of year.
25. Adam Keefe
Pts.: 18.6 Reb: 9.0 Ast: 1.7
Fifth all-time in Pac-10 scoring; averaged at least 20 points in final three seasons.
26. Jason Gardner
Pts.: 14.6 Reb: 3.4 Ast: 4.6
National freshman of year, led 'Cats to Final Four; three-time All-Pac-10; UA's third all-time scorer.
27. Jason Kapono
Pts.: 16.5 Reb: 5.1 Ast: 2.1
Four-time All-Pac-10 pick; tied with Reggie Miller for seventh on all-time scoring list.
28. Isaac Fontaine
Pts.: 18.2 Reb: 4.5 Ast: 2.4
All-time WSU scoring leader, 11th in Pac-10; averaged 27.8 in 20 games as sophomore.
29. Kevin Johnson
Pts.: 14.0 Reb: 3.6 Ast: 4.0
Great point guard was two-time All-Pac-10; played in two straight NITs.
30. Tyus Edney
Pts.: 12.1 Reb: 3.0 Ast: 5.2
Can't forget his baseline-to-baseline dash to beat Mizzou in second round of 1995 title run.
31. Eddie House
Arizona State (1997-2000)
Pts.: 16.5 Reb: 4.0 Ast: 3.3
Pac-10 player of year in 2000; ASU's career scoring leader; scored 61 points in game vs. California.
32. Jon Brockman
Pts.: 13.8 Reb: 9.8 Ast: 1.0
Best Pac-10 rebounder in modern era; fourth on all-time list, first in conference-only games.
33. Kevin Love
Pts.: 17.5 Reb: 10.6 Ast: 1.9
Led Bruins to 2008 Final Four; All-American; Pac-10 player of year and freshman of year.
• Years listed are for the year the season ended. For instance, Sean Elliott is listed as 1986-89. That means he played the 1985-86 season through the 1988-89 season;
• Two players, David Greenwood and Steve Johnson, also played in the Pac-8;
• References to players' standing on all-time lists includes Pac-8 play;
• Statistics are for career.
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