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The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time

Updated November 22, 2019 2.9k votes 510 voters 10.8k views34 items

List RulesUpvote the best basketball players in Trojans history based only on the player's college career.

USC basketball fans, we’re ranking the best USC Trojans of all-time. This list of USC basketball players includes current and former players, along with the seasons played with the college. Featuring All-Americans, players in the NBA, and school legends who had their jerseys retired, the top players from University of Southern California men's basketball team history include DeMar DeRozan, Nick Young, O. J. Mayo, and Brian Scalabrine. Who is the best USC Trojan ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the USC Trojans roster has the starting five: Jordan McLaughlin, Jonah Mathews, Elijah Stewart, Chimezie Metu, and Nick Rakocevic.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest USC basketball players in Trojans history. Feel free to add any Trojan freshmen, NBA rookies, or USC alumni missing from the list.

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  • 1
    228
    65

    DeMar DeRozan

    Shooting guard

    2008–2009

  • 2
    135
    57

    1969–1972

  • 3
    137
    70

    2008–2011

  • 4
    94
    38

    Gus Williams

    Point guard

    1972–1975

  • 5
    94
    42

    Harold Miner

    Shooting guard

    1989–1992

  • 6
    122
    66

    Taj Gibson

    Power forward

    2006–2009

  • 7
    118
    63

    O. J. Mayo

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    2007–2008

  • 8
    77
    33

    Bill Sharman

    Shooting guard

    1946–1950

  • 9
    50
    11

    Cliff Robinson

    Power forward, Center

    1977-1979

  • 10
    149
    100

    Brian Scalabrine

    Power forward

    1998–2001

  • 11
    120
    74

    Nick Young

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    2004–2007

  • 12
    33
    9

    Onyeka Okongwu

    Forward

    2019-present

  • 13
    56
    37

    Sam Clancy, Jr.

    Power forward

    1998-2002

  • 14
    44
    26

    Tex Winter

    Position not mentioned

    1946–1947

  • 15
    49
    33

    Chimezie Metu

    Forward

    2015-Present

    Metu is dominant on both sides of the ball and ranks 7th all time in blocks for USC

  • 16
    42
    25

    Robert Pack

    Point guard

    1989-1991

  • 17
    26
    24

    Wayne Carlander

    Forward

    1981-1985

  • 18
    21
    20

    Gabe Pruitt

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    2004-2007

  • 19
    21
    21

    David Blu

    Power forward

    1998–2002

  • 20
    19
    20

    Desmon Farmer

    Shooting guard

    2000-2004

  • 21
    11
    9

    Isaiah Mobley

    Forward

    2019-present

  • 22
    19
    22

    Daniel Hackett

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    2006-2009

  • 23
    23
    29

    1942–1943; 1946–1948

  • 24
    20
    24

    Ron Riley

    Forward

    1969-1972

  • 25
    18
    22

    Duane Cooper

    Guard

    1987-1992