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32 Players

Totals Shooting Per Game Birth
Rk Player Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST Date City
1 Alvan Adams 13 988 27203 5709 11464 2 15 2490 3160 2015 6937 4012 1289 808 2194 3214 13910 .498 .133 .788 27.5 14.1 7.0 4.1 Jul 19, 1954 Lawrence
2 Lucius Allen 10 702 20159 3884 8385 1639 2157 381 2205 3174 604 124 247 1799 9407 .463 .760 28.7 13.4 3.1 4.5 Sep 26, 1947 Kansas City
3 Ernie Barrett 2 131 2092 267 724 107 143 343 229 300 641 .369 .748 16.0 4.9 2.6 1.7 Aug 27, 1929 Pratt
4 Willie Cauley-Stein 1 38 780 100 164 0 0 40 68 81 213 15 24 45 27 92 240 .610 .588 20.5 6.3 5.6 0.4 Aug 18, 1993 Spearville
5 Greg Dreiling 10 474 4241 375 803 3 9 261 402 287 1018 186 82 137 250 923 1014 .467 .333 .649 8.9 2.1 2.1 0.4 Nov 7, 1962 Wichita
6 Larry Drew 10 714 18370 3308 7085 118 405 1376 1724 259 1265 3702 791 45 1565 1286 8110 .467 .291 .798 25.7 11.4 1.8 5.2 Apr 2, 1958 Kansas City
7 Maurice Evans 9 562 10918 1429 3231 426 1172 463 590 559 1384 420 294 88 278 956 3747 .442 .363 .785 19.4 6.7 2.5 0.7 Nov 8, 1978 Wichita
8 Ronald Franz 6 403 9912 1765 3945 53 190 1150 1635 569 2128 668 762 1120 4733 .447 .279 .703 24.6 11.7 5.3 1.7 Oct 20, 1945 Kansas City
9 Matt Freije 2 42 588 53 181 17 76 10 14 24 85 27 16 3 20 53 133 .293 .224 .714 14.0 3.2 2.0 0.6 Oct 2, 1981 Overland Park
10 Leonard Gray 3 224 6058 1030 2196 348 471 326 1169 490 196 91 825 2408 .469 .739 27.0 10.8 5.2 2.2 Dec 19, 1951 Kansas City
11 Adrian Griffin 9 477 7997 785 1794 50 180 299 392 507 1512 653 436 59 331 879 1919 .438 .278 .763 16.8 4.0 3.2 1.4 Jul 4, 1974 Wichita
12 Scott Hastings 11 578 5985 584 1323 28 96 451 556 424 1287 284 159 153 325 1037 1647 .441 .292 .811 10.4 2.8 2.2 0.5 Jun 3, 1960 Independence
13 Steve Henson 7 238 2282 254 631 105 243 126 145 46 176 465 88 2 175 283 739 .403 .432 .869 9.6 3.1 0.7 2.0 Feb 2, 1968 Junction City
14 Steven Hill 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.000 2.0 2.0 3.0 0.0 Nov 14, 1985 Chanute
15 Lionel Hollins 10 673 18453 3201 7211 13 87 1394 1882 382 1601 3006 1053 192 1337 1841 7809 .444 .149 .741 27.4 11.6 2.4 4.5 Oct 19, 1953 Ark City
16 Byron Houston 4 214 2674 307 673 10 39 211 312 237 648 114 103 86 173 543 835 .456 .256 .676 12.5 3.9 3.0 0.5 Nov 22, 1969 Watonga
17 Warren Jabali 7 447 15264 2663 6181 322 1010 2018 2669 883 2985 2389 384 29 1715 1544 7666 .431 .319 .756 34.1 17.1 6.7 5.3 Aug 29, 1946 Kansas City
18 Bob Kinney 2 118 394 1116 337 554 177 475 1125 .353 .608 9.5 1.5 Sep 16, 1920 Fort Scott
19 Dick Knostman 1 5 47 3 10 7 11 17 6 9 13 .300 .636 9.4 2.6 3.4 1.2 Aug 9, 1931 Wamego
20 Martin Lewis 2 25 239 35 74 3 10 16 27 19 35 7 9 5 15 29 89 .473 .300 .593 9.6 3.6 1.4 0.3 Apr 28, 1975 Liberal
Totals Shooting Per Game Birth
Rk Player Yrs G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST Date City
21 Riney Lochmann 3 170 2205 296 730 5 16 134 221 117 466 143 121 312 731 .405 .313 .606 13.0 4.3 2.7 0.8 May 26, 1944 Wichita
22 Ed Nealy 10 540 6792 553 1111 38 130 307 449 585 1799 392 256 51 226 893 1451 .498 .292 .684 12.6 2.7 3.3 0.7 Feb 19, 1960 Pittsburg
23 Johnny Orr 1 34 40 118 12 14 20 34 92 .339 .857 2.7 0.6 Jun 10, 1927 Yale
24 Pierre Russell 2 110 1015 184 419 2 20 65 99 94 222 112 66 136 435 .439 .100 .657 9.2 4.0 2.0 1.0 Dec 13, 1949 Kansas City
25 Melvin Sanders 1 16 113 16 33 2 3 7 10 4 23 3 5 0 8 20 41 .485 .667 .700 7.1 2.6 1.4 0.2 Jan 3, 1981 Liberal
26 Otto Schnellbacher 1 43 93 280 89 133 64 109 275 .332 .669 6.4 1.5 Apr 15, 1923 Sublette
27 Howie Shannon 2 122 514 1448 295 371 299 302 1323 .355 .795 10.8 2.5 Jun 10, 1923 Manhattan
28 Paul Shirley 3 18 121 15 38 0 1 3 7 9 19 7 1 1 10 12 33 .395 .000 .429 6.7 1.8 1.1 0.4 Dec 23, 1977 Meriden
29 Wayne Simien 2 51 507 67 143 0 0 35 41 43 99 11 15 1 27 83 169 .469 .854 9.9 3.3 1.9 0.2 Mar 9, 1983 Leavenworth
30 Earl Watson 13 878 19494 2112 5139 502 1551 867 1233 462 1985 3871 873 176 1548 1755 5593 .411 .324 .703 22.2 6.4 2.3 4.4 Jun 12, 1979 Kansas City
31 Scott Wedman 13 906 25927 5153 10713 84 251 1526 1923 1502 4355 1771 846 301 883 2549 11916 .481 .335 .794 28.6 13.2 4.8 2.0 Jul 29, 1952 Harper
32 Korleone Young 1 3 15 5 10 1 4 2 2 2 4 1 0 0 1 3 13 .500 .250 1.000 5.0 4.3 1.3 0.3 Dec 31, 1978 Wichita