NCAA The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Upvote 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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DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
DeMar DeRozan Shooting guard - 2008–2009

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Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward - 2004–2007

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Taj Gibson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Taj Gibson Power forward - 2006–2009

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Brian Scalabrine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Brian Scalabrine Power forward - 1998–2001

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Paul Westphal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Paul Westphal 1969–1972

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Bill Sharman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Sharman Shooting guard - 1946–1950

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Gus Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Gus Williams 1972–1975

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O. J. Mayo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
O. J. Mayo Point guard, Shooting guard - 2007–2008

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Nikola Vučević is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Nikola Vučević Power forward, Center - 2008–2011

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Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Pack Point guard - 1989-1991

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Harold Miner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Harold Miner Shooting guard - 1989–1992

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Jack Gardner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Gardner 1928–1932

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Sam Clancy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Sam Clancy, Jr. Power forward - 1998-2002

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Chimezie Metu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
C_Mel added Chimezie Metu C - 2015-Present Metu is dominant on both sides of the ball and ranks 7th all time in blocks for USC

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Alex Hannum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Alex Hannum Center - 1942–1943; 1946–1948

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Duane Cooper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Duane Cooper 1987-1992

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Daniel Hackett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Daniel Hackett Point guard, Shooting guard - 2006-2009

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Tex Winter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Tex Winter 1946–1947

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Wayne Carlander is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Wayne Carlander 1981-1985

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Ron Riley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Riley 1969-1972

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Desmon Farmer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Desmon Farmer Shooting guard - 2000-2004

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David Blu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
David Blu Power forward - 1998–2002

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Gabe Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Gabe Pruitt Point guard, Shooting guard - 2004-2007

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Chimeze Metu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
C_Mel added Chimeze Metu C - This is incorrect

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Larry Friend is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Friend 1982-1986

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Elías Larry Ayuso is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Elías Larry Ayuso Shooting guard - 1998-1999

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Lodrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest USC Basketball Players of All Time
Lodrick Stewart 2003-2007