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83 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 Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf 9 586 15628 3514 7943 474 1339 1051 1161 219 1087 2079 487 46 963 1106 8553 .442 .354 .905 26.7 14.6 1.9 3.5 Mar 9, 1969 Gulfport
2 Earl Barron 7 124 1842 243 648 1 14 121 169 174 464 58 42 28 102 244 608 .375 .071 .716 14.9 4.9 3.7 0.5 Aug 14, 1981 Clarksdale
3 Billy Ray Bates 4 187 3328 893 1885 36 119 375 471 148 313 352 151 16 274 265 2197 .474 .303 .796 17.8 11.7 1.7 1.9 May 31, 1956 Kosciusko
4 Jonathan Bender 8 262 3847 509 1221 101 297 334 438 153 582 170 43 169 258 391 1453 .417 .340 .763 14.7 5.5 2.2 0.6 Jan 30, 1981 Picayune
5 Melvin Booker 2 32 561 62 155 15 56 27 31 8 38 74 8 3 39 46 166 .400 .268 .871 17.5 5.2 1.2 2.3 Aug 20, 1972 Pascagoula
6 Tommie Bowens 3 211 3590 473 1157 1 5 185 280 232 1007 134 245 542 1132 .409 .200 .661 17.0 5.4 4.8 0.6 Jul 7, 1940 Okolona
7 Alonzo Bradley 3 99 1139 184 440 1 1 71 101 39 151 74 24 7 80 125 440 .418 1.000 .703 11.5 4.4 1.5 0.7 Oct 16, 1953 Utica
8 Dee Brown 2 68 711 50 147 13 52 27 42 15 69 119 32 7 48 79 140 .340 .250 .643 10.5 2.1 1.0 1.8 Aug 17, 1984 Jackson
9 Rickey Brown 5 340 4487 614 1322 0 3 254 381 422 1200 119 95 114 301 796 1482 .464 .000 .667 13.2 4.4 3.5 0.4 Aug 20, 1958 Madison County
10 Cleveland Buckner 2 68 723 163 377 85 137 240 44 120 411 .432 .620 10.6 6.0 3.5 0.6 Aug 17, 1938 Yazoo City
11 Jackie Butler 3 69 848 137 254 0 0 69 89 73 205 30 20 31 73 143 343 .539 .775 12.3 5.0 3.0 0.4 Mar 10, 1985 McComb
12 Isaiah Canaan 1 22 252 31 87 18 55 21 29 7 24 22 8 4 21 25 101 .356 .327 .724 11.5 4.6 1.1 1.0 May 21, 1991 Biloxi
13 Maurice Carter 1 10 110 11 35 4 11 16 20 2 11 4 0 0 9 10 42 .314 .364 .800 11.0 4.2 1.1 0.4 Oct 12, 1976 Jackson
14 Cornelius Cash 1 6 49 9 23 3 6 8 16 1 2 1 8 21 .391 .500 8.2 3.5 2.7 0.2 Mar 3, 1952 Macon
15 Harvey Catchings 11 725 13182 926 2127 0 3 483 747 1267 3639 608 261 1226 594 2000 2335 .435 .000 .647 18.2 3.2 5.0 0.8 Sep 2, 1951 Jackson
16 Terry Catledge 8 515 13541 2576 5311 3 32 1365 2087 1479 3314 459 285 99 886 1285 6520 .485 .094 .654 26.3 12.7 6.4 0.9 Aug 22, 1963 Houston
17 E.C. Coleman 6 357 9310 1104 2378 345 497 661 2151 472 305 142 95 1210 2553 .464 .694 26.1 7.2 6.0 1.3 Sep 25, 1950 Flora
18 Joe Courtney 4 96 749 106 245 2 3 50 79 65 140 27 20 23 47 110 264 .433 .667 .633 7.8 2.8 1.5 0.3 Oct 17, 1969 Jackson
19 Erick Dampier 16 987 24003 2784 5595 2 16 1739 2779 2723 7005 817 330 1398 1435 2869 7309 .498 .125 .626 24.3 7.4 7.1 0.8 Jul 14, 1975 Jackson
20 Ollie Darden 3 223 4811 815 1872 2 11 415 597 316 1381 219 360 693 2047 .435 .182 .695 21.6 9.2 6.2 1.0 Jul 28, 1944 Aberdeen
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 Ronald Dupree 6 157 1758 218 510 5 13 114 204 116 339 100 57 29 90 252 555 .427 .385 .559 11.2 3.5 2.2 0.6 Jan 26, 1981 Biloxi
22 Keith Edmonson 2 87 931 206 460 0 2 110 153 66 127 56 37 13 81 124 522 .448 .000 .719 10.7 6.0 1.5 0.6 Sep 28, 1960 Gulfport
23 Monta Ellis 9 598 21580 4438 9756 526 1648 2192 2826 425 2209 2908 1033 192 1710 1430 11594 .455 .319 .776 36.1 19.4 3.7 4.9 Oct 26, 1985 Jackson
24 Alphonso Ford 2 11 114 16 52 1 10 2 4 8 20 10 3 0 9 7 35 .308 .100 .500 10.4 3.2 1.8 0.9 Oct 31, 1971 Greenwood
25 Rowland Garrett 5 263 2905 562 1273 213 276 193 607 106 75 39 344 1337 .441 .772 11.0 5.1 2.3 0.4 Jul 16, 1950 Canton
26 Gerald Glass 4 201 3347 686 1583 26 110 155 241 228 512 298 130 58 179 361 1553 .433 .236 .643 16.7 7.7 2.5 1.5 Nov 12, 1967 Greenwood
27 Lancaster Gordon 4 201 2581 472 1208 23 85 158 206 116 259 294 128 31 237 266 1125 .391 .271 .767 12.8 5.6 1.3 1.5 Jun 24, 1962 Jackson
28 Litterial Green 5 148 1189 144 343 2 26 133 200 24 75 182 49 6 78 124 423 .420 .077 .665 8.0 2.9 0.5 1.2 Mar 7, 1970 Pascagoula
29 Mike Green 7 459 11334 2177 4534 1 12 946 1292 1190 3181 587 325 752 697 1328 5301 .480 .083 .732 24.7 11.5 6.9 1.3 Aug 6, 1951 McComb
30 Tang Hamilton 1 9 98 10 19 0 1 0 1 6 18 5 4 0 2 10 20 .526 .000 .000 10.9 2.2 2.0 0.6 May 26, 1978 Jackson
31 Ira Harge 6 427 13160 1783 3963 2 6 828 1253 1184 4955 736 1089 1468 4396 .450 .333 .661 30.8 10.3 11.6 1.7 Mar 14, 1941 Anguila
32 Othella Harrington 12 709 13924 2021 4001 0 11 1170 1585 1087 3130 443 185 286 948 1868 5212 .505 .000 .738 19.6 7.4 4.4 0.6 Jan 31, 1974 Jackson
33 Antonio Harvey 8 187 1954 230 565 1 3 92 180 155 433 58 54 130 108 255 553 .407 .333 .511 10.4 3.0 2.3 0.3 Jul 6, 1970 Pascagoula
34 Spencer Haywood 13 844 29408 6776 14445 1 19 3558 4471 2026 8675 1541 355 629 969 2388 17111 .469 .053 .796 34.8 20.3 10.3 1.8 Apr 22, 1949 Silver City
35 Eddie Hughes 3 97 1158 116 279 28 77 36 52 24 93 159 65 3 56 122 296 .416 .364 .692 11.9 3.1 1.0 1.6 May 26, 1960 Greenville
36 Lindsey Hunter 17 937 23253 2970 7663 1075 2984 941 1261 438 2021 2506 1120 165 1159 1857 7956 .388 .360 .746 24.8 8.5 2.2 2.7 Dec 3, 1970 Utica
37 Wardell Jackson 1 56 939 96 242 51 71 53 133 30 26 5 126 243 .397 .718 16.8 4.3 2.4 0.5 Jul 18, 1951 Yazoo City
38 Al Jefferson 10 701 21796 5084 10150 6 57 1738 2436 1793 6420 1077 516 929 1055 1900 11912 .501 .105 .713 31.1 17.0 9.2 1.5 Jan 4, 1985 Monticello
39 Clay Johnson 3 80 688 84 205 1 3 55 76 54 93 45 33 9 44 99 224 .410 .333 .724 8.6 2.8 1.2 0.6 Jul 18, 1956 Yazoo City
40 George Johnson 13 904 18102 1802 3995 1 2 764 1101 1960 5887 929 456 2082 872 2707 4369 .451 .500 .694 20.0 4.8 6.5 1.0 Dec 18, 1948 Tylertown
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
41 John Johnson 12 869 25681 4575 10254 0 1 2050 2633 1021 4778 3285 487 235 917 2505 11200 .446 .000 .779 29.6 12.9 5.5 3.8 Oct 18, 1947 Carthage
42 Trey Johnson 3 23 169 20 52 1 3 18 19 5 20 15 2 1 11 26 59 .385 .333 .947 7.3 2.6 0.9 0.7 Aug 30, 1984 Jackson
43 Charles Jones 4 201 3009 365 740 1 9 284 465 269 758 206 98 108 234 313 1015 .493 .111 .611 15.0 5.0 3.8 1.0 Jan 12, 1962 Scooba
44 Arvesta Kelly 5 188 3895 598 1343 50 198 260 408 190 497 331 337 424 1506 .445 .253 .637 20.7 8.0 2.6 1.8 Nov 20, 1945 Jackson
45 Randolph Keys 5 241 3318 522 1229 40 147 178 247 210 551 192 135 45 175 523 1262 .425 .272 .721 13.8 5.2 2.3 0.8 Apr 19, 1966 Collins
46 Sam Lacey 13 1002 31873 4276 9693 3 16 1748 2369 1647 9687 3754 999 1160 978 3473 10303 .441 .188 .738 31.8 10.3 9.7 3.7 Mar 28, 1948 Indianaola
47 Wendell Ladner 5 300 7883 1498 3884 112 444 366 514 806 2481 621 140 7 614 1168 3474 .386 .252 .712 26.3 11.6 8.3 2.1 Oct 6, 1948 Necaise Crossing
48 Ronnie Lester 6 250 4959 679 1449 5 22 453 575 148 473 1003 187 32 474 395 1816 .469 .227 .788 19.8 7.3 1.9 4.0 Jan 1, 1959 Canton
49 Danny Manning 15 883 24202 5026 9835 41 199 2274 3120 1523 4615 2063 1000 752 1853 2895 12367 .511 .206 .729 27.4 14.0 5.2 2.3 May 17, 1966 Hattiesburg
50 Ed Manning 9 604 10234 1518 3392 1 8 504 660 406 2717 494 137 27 326 1439 3541 .448 .125 .764 16.9 5.9 4.5 0.8 Jan 2, 1944 Summit
51 Antonio McDyess 15 1015 28053 5046 10161 7 60 2128 3178 2478 7638 1300 782 1102 1623 3077 12227 .497 .117 .670 27.6 12.0 7.5 1.3 Sep 7, 1974 Quitman
52 Derrick McKey 15 937 27229 3908 8048 203 642 2247 2885 1515 4387 2254 1072 611 1713 2700 10266 .486 .316 .779 29.1 11.0 4.7 2.4 Oct 10, 1966 Meridian
53 Cliff Meely 5 318 6329 1121 2687 416 616 180 1703 398 88 106 929 2658 .417 .675 19.9 8.4 5.4 1.3 Jul 10, 1947 Rosedale
54 Dewitt Menyard 1 71 1756 256 692 0 0 131 197 551 84 99 218 643 .370 .665 24.7 9.1 7.8 1.2 May 24, 1944 Columbus
55 Leland Mitchell 1 78 1091 122 350 21 76 56 85 182 73 108 159 321 .349 .276 .659 14.0 4.1 2.3 0.9 Feb 22, 1941 Kiln
56 Dyron Nix 1 20 109 14 39 0 0 11 16 8 26 5 3 1 7 15 39 .359 .688 5.5 2.0 1.3 0.3 Feb 11, 1967 Meridian
57 Audie Norris 3 187 2585 283 554 0 3 253 382 197 576 147 85 69 247 513 819 .511 .000 .662 13.8 4.4 3.1 0.8 Dec 18, 1960 Jackson
58 Sylvester Norris 1 17 189 18 43 0 0 4 6 10 43 6 3 12 19 41 40 .419 .667 11.1 2.4 2.5 0.4 Feb 18, 1957 Jackson
59 Willie Norwood 7 430 7341 1218 2494 773 1109 393 1597 364 218 22 56 1049 3209 .488 .697 17.1 7.5 3.7 0.8 Aug 8, 1947 Carrolton
60 Travis Outlaw 11 622 13026 1994 4713 344 1021 941 1265 480 1974 514 331 381 512 1035 5273 .423 .337 .744 20.9 8.5 3.2 0.8 Sep 18, 1984 Starkville
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
61 Kenny Payne 4 144 1167 218 532 17 58 55 64 45 170 61 38 22 67 129 508 .410 .293 .859 8.1 3.5 1.2 0.4 Nov 25, 1966 Laurel
62 Michael Phelps 3 132 1372 195 469 2 22 78 122 45 141 138 71 3 96 147 470 .416 .091 .639 10.4 3.6 1.1 1.0 Oct 3, 1961 Vicksburg
63 Bob Quick 4 142 1925 295 650 0 0 258 346 6 395 94 4 244 848 .454 .746 13.6 6.0 2.8 0.7 Mar 5, 1946 Thornton
64 Mike Ratliff 2 60 685 98 235 45 84 0 194 38 0 0 111 241 .417 .536 11.4 4.0 3.2 0.6 Jun 7, 1951 New Albany
65 Justin Reed 3 136 1436 174 431 0 4 124 165 76 186 68 31 19 79 219 472 .404 .000 .752 10.6 3.5 1.4 0.5 Jan 16, 1982 Jackson
66 James Robinson 7 381 6935 1050 2662 400 1151 382 574 199 660 715 205 71 504 648 2882 .394 .348 .666 18.2 7.6 1.7 1.9 Aug 31, 1970 Jackson
67 Gene Short 1 34 222 32 91 20 32 19 48 10 8 3 36 84 .352 .625 6.5 2.5 1.4 0.3 Aug 7, 1953 Macon
68 Purvis Short 12 842 24549 5934 12507 125 443 2614 3174 1424 3625 2123 878 178 1720 2479 14607 .474 .282 .824 29.2 17.3 4.3 2.5 Jul 2, 1957 Hattiesburg
69 John Smith 2 147 3362 351 907 0 2 172 308 401 1213 116 202 513 874 .387 .000 .558 22.9 5.9 8.3 0.8 May 24, 1944 Columbus
70 Larry Smith 13 883 22879 2519 4743 0 7 866 1630 3401 8125 941 699 457 1280 2966 5904 .531 .000 .531 25.9 6.7 9.2 1.1 Jan 18, 1958 Rolling Fork
71 John Stroud 1 9 88 11 34 0 0 3 4 7 13 9 1 0 4 7 25 .324 .750 9.8 2.8 1.4 1.0 Oct 29, 1957 New Albany
72 Sedric Toney 5 112 1410 139 381 31 91 100 128 22 98 235 48 1 114 159 409 .365 .341 .781 12.6 3.7 0.9 2.1 Apr 13, 1962 Columbus
73 Chet Walker* 13 1032 33433 6876 14628 5079 6384 245 7314 2126 117 10 2727 18831 .470 .796 32.4 18.2 7.1 2.1 Feb 22, 1940 Bethlehem
74 Henry Ward 2 88 859 188 423 6 23 31 44 55 173 41 22 15 45 129 413 .444 .261 .705 9.8 4.7 2.0 0.5 Jan 30, 1952 Jackson
75 Jim Ware 3 64 444 58 198 0 0 34 53 2 153 14 1 67 150 .293 .642 6.9 2.3 2.4 0.2 May 2, 1944 Natchez
76 Cornell Warner 7 445 10508 1190 2630 480 714 588 3353 494 132 144 1225 2860 .452 .672 23.6 6.4 7.5 1.1 Aug 12, 1948 Jackson
77 Eric Washington 2 104 2300 274 682 81 234 87 115 82 216 108 78 43 106 230 716 .402 .346 .757 22.1 6.9 2.1 1.0 Mar 23, 1974 Pearl
78 Slick Watts 6 437 11513 1602 3876 697 1168 455 1398 2678 961 111 239 1314 3901 .413 .597 26.3 8.9 3.2 6.1 Jul 22, 1951 Rolling Ford
79 Clarence Weatherspoon 13 915 27736 4025 8537 10 51 2423 3261 2126 6846 1346 880 794 1430 2028 10483 .471 .196 .743 30.3 11.5 7.5 1.5 Sep 8, 1970 Crawford
80 Nick Weatherspoon 7 453 9680 1712 3763 0 0 662 929 789 2232 418 344 145 319 1228 4086 .455 .713 21.4 9.0 4.9 0.9 Jul 20, 1950 Greenwood
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
81 Dwayne Whitfield 1 8 122 13 30 0 0 14 22 9 25 2 3 2 8 14 40 .433 .636 15.3 5.0 3.1 0.3 Aug 21, 1972 Aberdeen
82 Mo Williams 11 709 21144 3578 8164 939 2441 1362 1566 379 2018 3468 661 102 1620 1783 9457 .438 .385 .870 29.8 13.3 2.8 4.9 Dec 19, 1982 Jackson
83 George Wilson 7 410 5768 841 2261 534 789 2144 307 901 2216 .372 .677 14.1 5.4 5.2 0.7 May 9, 1942 Meridian