From big-name stars and future NBA prospects to notoriously dirty players and NCAA record setters, the 2010s of college basketball had some incredibly memorable names.
Players like BYU’s Jimmer Fredette, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis, and Baylor’s Brittney Griner dominated the beginning of the decade.
Duke’s Zion Williamson, Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu, and Oklahoma’s Trae Young sent college basketball full steam ahead into the 2020s.
Check out the most memorable college basketball players of the decade below.
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Position: Point guard
Stats: 13.7 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 4.5 APG
Though his stats may not compare to some of the one-and-done players on this list, Shabazz Napier had one of the most well-rounded four-year collegiate careers of any player this decade. He spent his first year in Storrs, Connecticut, lining up behind UConn legend and future NBA star Kemba Walker during their 2011 national championship run before taking over ball-handling responsibilities for the Huskies. By his senior season, Napier averaged a cool 18.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game, good enough to lead UConn to its second national championship in four years and earn him AAC Player of the Year accolades.
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