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Point Guards The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
170 votes 95 voters

List Rules Vote up the best NCAA point guards that played in the 1970s

Point guards have become increasingly more important in basketball, particularly in the NCAA, where the team's strength is far more important than individual ability. When talking about the best 70s NCAA point guards, these are the people who make their teams better. Naturally, coming up with a list of the best 70s college point guards, you have to look for the best floor generals. Take a look and vote on college point guards from the 70s. Vote up the ones you think are great, and vote down the 70s college PGs you don't think make the cut as some of the greatest ever.   
 
The 70s churned out some of the greatest NCAA point guards to ever play the game, like the amazing Magic Johnson, or Phil Ford! When selecting who you think are the top 70s NCAA point guards, you can't go wrong with this list! The top 1970s NCAA point guards are some of the best to ever step onto the court!   
 
So take a look at this list of the best 70s NCAA PGs and vote for your favorites. 
list ordered by

1
20 1
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Los Angeles Lakers

2
15 1
Isiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Detroit Pistons

3
10 4
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets

4
12 6
Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers

5
10 7
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Los Angeles Lakers, San Diego Clippers, Los Angeles Clippers

6
5 2
Phil Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Kansas City Kings, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets

7
5 2
Kyle Macy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls

8
5 2
Ernie DiGregorio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Buffalo Braves, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers

9
7 5
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics

10
3 1
Rickey Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers

11
4 3
Gus Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Seattle Supersonics

12
4 4
Ray Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets

13
2 2
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

14
2 2
John Lucas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
John Lucas

15
4 5
Otis Birdsong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Kansas City Kings, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics

16
2 3
Henry Bibby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Clippers, New Orleans Jazz

17
1 3
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Seattle Supersonics, Denver Nuggets

18
1 5
Buck Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s
Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks