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LSU Men's Basketball All-Century Team

Published: January 31, 2009, 12:00 AM (CT)
Updated: October 29, 2009, 03:37 AM (CT)

by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (formerly Chris Jackson)

#35, Guard, 1988-90 | Biography
Consensus Player of the Year in the SEC, 1989, 1990 ... First-Team All-American 1989, 1990 ... Scored 48 and 53 points in the first month of his college career ... Set NCAA freshman scoring record, averaging 30.2 points per game ... Just the second freshman at the time to make AP first-team All-American ... In just two seasons, is the seventh all-time in scoring with 1,854 points (64 games, 29.0 ppg) ... Made 172 treys in just two seasons.
Brandon Bass

#30, Forward, 2003-05 | Biography
SEC Freshman of the Year, 2004 ... SEC Player of the Year, 2005 ... SEC All-Tournament team, 2005 ... Averaged 12.8 points and 7.4 rebounds as a freshman in 2004 ... Averaged 17.3 points and 9.1 rebounds in 2005 ... Career average of 8.2 rebounds ... Shot 54 percent from the field for his two years at LSU.
Ricky Blanton

#33, Forward, 1984-86; 88-89 | Biography
Coaches All-SEC, Second team AP All-SEC, Third Team UPI All-SEC (1988) ... Coaches, AP First Team, UPI Second Team All-SEC (1989) ... Bulked up and played center on 1986 NCAA Final Four team ... Led team in scoring in 1988 at 17.0 points per game ... Led team in rebounding in 1988 (8.8) and 1989 (8.2) ... Missed 1986-87 season with knee injury ... 15th at LSU in scoring at 1,501 points for 129 games (11.6 average) ... Averaging 20.3 points his senior year (1989) ... 14th at LSU in career rebounds (766).
Howard "Hi-C" Carter

#32, Guard, 1979-83 | Biography
Member 1981 NCAA Final Four ... AP, UPI 2nd team All-SEC (1981) ... Consensus First Team All-SEC (1982) ... Coaches First Team, AP, UPI 2nd team All-SEC (1983) ... Averaged 10.5 points in 1980, 16.0 in 1981, 16.7 in 1982 and 17.6 in 1983 ... Played 128 games and a school record 4,276 minutes ... Third leading scorer with 1,942 points (15.2 points per game average) ... Second Team All-American 1982, 1983.

Glen "Big Baby" Davis

#0, Forward, 2005-07 | Biography
SEC Freshman of the Year, 2005 ... SEC Player of the Year 2006 ... AP and Coaches 2nd team 2005 ... Consensus 1st team All-SEC ... Wooden Award All-American, 2006 ... Coaches, AP 1st team All-SEC, 2007 ... 10th all-time in scoring with 1,587 points (95 games, 16.7 average) ... Member of the 2006 NCAA Final Four team ... Averaged 18.6 points in 2006, 17.7 in 2007 ... Seventh all-time in rebounds with 613 (9.3 average) ... Averaged 10.4 in 2007.

Joe Dean

#34, Guard, 1949-52 | Biography
All-SEC First Team 1952; All-SEC Second Team 1951; Member of the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame, NABC Silver Anniversary Team; LABC Hall of Fame; Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame; Team leading scorer in 1950 (10.8), 1951 (15.1), second behind Pettit in 1952 (18.3 ppg); 32nd at LSU in career scoring (1,072 points).
Durand "Rudy" Macklin

#40, Forward, 1976-78; 1979-81 | Biography
Member of 1981 NCAA Final Four ... Second behind only Pete Maravich at LSU in scorer with 2,080 points (123 games, 16.9 ppg) ... All-time LSU rebounder with 1,276 rebounds (10.4 average) ... First Team All-America by Converse, 2nd team by Sporting News in 1980 ... First Team All-America by USBWA, Converse, John Wooden, 2nd team UPI, 3rd team Basketball Times in 1981 ... SEC Player of the Year, 1981 ... Averaged 14.8 points in 1977, 19.0 in 1978, 17.6 in 1980 and 15.9 in 1981 ... Missed all but two games of the 1979 season because of a knee injury.
"Pistol" Pete Maravich

#23 (Retired), Guard, 1967-70 | Biography
National Player of the Year 1969, 1970. Member of Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. One of three LSU basketball players to have number retired ... All-time NCAA Career Scoring leaders with 3,667 points, an average of 44.2 points for 83 games ... Averaged 44.5 in 1970, 44.2 in 1969 and 43.8 points in 1968. Scored 69 points vs. Alabama, Feb. 7, 1970 ... Member NBA 50 at 50 team ... Led Tigers to 1970 NIT Final Four
Ethan Martin

#21, Guard, 1977-81 | Biography
Point guard on the NCAA Final Four Team in 1981 ... Third team All-American, Basketball Times, 1981 ... Second at LSU in career total assists with 638 ... Sixth in free throws made (390) ... Had 190 assists in the Final Four season, fourth best single season at LSU ... Averaged 11.9 points per game in 1980, topped by a 29 point effort against Kentucky ... Averaged 11.5 points in 1981 ... Coaches All-SEC, AP and UPI 2nd team All-SEC, 1980 ... Consensus First Team All-SEC, 1981.
Shaquille O'Neal

#33 (Retired), Center, 1990-92 | Biography
One of three LSU basketball players to have their college numbers retired ... Consensus First-Team All-American in 1991 and 1992 ... 1991 and 1992 SEC Player of the Year ... MVP of SEC Coaches Defensive Team, 1991, 1992 ... National Player of the Year in 1991 by AP (Rupp Award), UPI and Sports Illustrated ... Runner-up for 1992 Naismith and Wooden Award ... School record for blocks 412, blocking five or more shots 45 times in 90 games ... National leader in rebounding (14.7) in 1991 ... Second nationally in 1992 (14.0 rebounds per game) ... Finished with 1,217 rebounds, second all-time at LSU ... Finished with 1,941 points, fourth all-time at LSU (21.6 career average) ... Six career triple-doubles.
Bob Pettit

#50 (Retired), Forward, 1951-54 | Biography
All-SEC First Team, 1952, 1953, 1954; All-American Second Team, 1952; All American First Team 1953, 1954 ... Fifth all-time in LSU point (1,916), third scoring average (27.4), 1st rebound average (14.8), fourth total rebounds (1,039) ... All-time best single season rebound average at LSU (17.3, 1954) ... 31.4 ppg average in 1954, 25.5 in 1952, 24.7 in 1953 ... 60 points vs. La. College, 1953.
Don Redden

#44, Guard, 1982-86 | Biography
Member of the NCAA Final Four Team in 1986 ... 28th on LSU scoring list with 1,119 points for 103 games (10.9 points) ... Averaged 10.3 points in 1984 and 13.0 in 1986 ... Career scoring average of 10.9 points ... Sixth in single season free throw percentage in 1985 at 87.3 percent ...Career third all-time at LSU in free throw percentage at 84.0 percent.
Al "Little Apple" Sanders III

#31, Center, 1969-72 | Biography
One of the premier rebounders of his time ... Averaged 12.0 points and 14.8 rebounds in 1970 ... Led the team in scoring and rebounding 1971, averaging 20.9 points and 14.7 rebounds, including a then school record of 26 against Miss. State ... in 1972 averaged 18.3 points and 12.5 boards ... All-SEC AP third team in 1970 ... Consensus All-SEC First Team in 1971 ... Coaches All-SEC in 1972 and AP and UPI second team that year ... 18th in career scoring with 1,383 points (16.7 average for 83 games) ... Third behind only Macklin and O’Neal in rebounds at LSU with 1,168 (14.1 average).
Stromile Swift

#4, Forward, 1998-2000 | Biography
AP SEC Player of the Year, 2000 ... Consensus All-SEC, 2000 ... Averaged 16.2 points in only full season in 2000 and led the team in rebounds at 8.2 boards a game ... Blocked 35 shots in 16 games in 1999 and averaged 2.8 blocks, blocked 95 shots in 2000, fourth best LSU total for a single season ... 2000 field goal percentage of 60.8 tied for seventh best for a single season.
Collis Temple, Jr.

#41, Center, 1972-74 | Biography
Averaged 6.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in 1972, 9.0 points and 6.9 rebounds in 1973 and career bests of 15.0 points (16.0 in SEC play) and 10.5 rebounds (11.1 in SEC) in 1974 ... In last two years combined shot over 57 percent from the floor ... 22nd all-time on rebound list with 607 (8.1 a game) ... UPI third team All-SEC in 1974.
Sparky Wade

#23, 1932-35 | Biography
LSU’s first All-American, 1935; Led SEC in scoring three years. “Little Giant from Jena” was the dribbling leader of the LSU team that won the mythical national championship in 1935.

 

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