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88 Players

  • * - Indicates Hall of Famer
88 Players Table
Totals Shooting Per Game Birth
Rk Player Yrs From To 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
1Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf9199120015861562835147943474133910511161219108720794874696311068553.442.354.90526.714.61.93.5Mar 9, 1969Gulfport
2Earl Barron8200620151401985255687318127181188492634630107270640.371.167.70214.24.63.50.5Aug 14, 1981Clarksdale
3Billy Ray Bates4198019831873328893188536119375471148313352151162742652197.474.303.79617.811.71.71.9May 31, 1956Kosciusko
4Jonathan Bender82000201026238475091221101297334438153582170431692583911453.417.340.76314.75.52.20.6Jan 30, 1981Picayune
5Melvin Booker21996199732561621551556273183874833946166.400.268.87117.55.21.22.3Aug 20, 1972Pascagoula
6Tommie Bowens319681970211359047311571518528023210071342455421132.409.200.66117.05.44.80.6Jul 7, 1940Okolona
7Alonzo Bradley3197819809911391844401171101391517424780125440.4181.000.70311.54.41.50.7Oct 16, 1953Utica
8Dee Brown22007200968711501471352274215691193274879140.340.250.64310.52.11.01.8Aug 17, 1984Jackson
9Rickey Brown51981198534044876141322032543814221200119951143017961482.464.000.66713.24.43.50.4Aug 20, 1958Madison County
10Cleveland Buckner219621963687231633778513724044120411.432.62010.66.03.50.6Aug 17, 1938Yazoo City
11Jackie Butler320052007698481372540069897320530203173143343.539.77512.35.03.00.4Mar 10, 1985McComb
12Isaiah Canaan6201420192164490589158734799230936961415409139212453431834.371.350.83720.88.51.91.9May 21, 1991Biloxi
13Maurice Carter120042004101101135411162021140091042.314.364.80011.04.21.10.4Oct 12, 1976Jackson
14Cornelius Cash11977197764992336816121821.391.5008.23.52.70.2Mar 3, 1952Macon
15Harvey Catchings11197519857251318292621270348374712673639608261122659420002335.435.000.64718.23.25.00.8Sep 2, 1951Jackson
16Terry Catledge819861993515135412576531133213652087147933144592859988612856520.485.094.65426.312.76.40.9Aug 22, 1963Houston
17E.C. Coleman61974197935793101104237834549766121514723051429512102553.464.69426.17.26.01.3Sep 25, 1950Flora
18Joe Courtney419931997967491062452350796514027202347110264.433.667.6337.82.81.50.3Oct 17, 1969Jackson
19Erick Dampier1619972012987240032784559521617392779272370058173301398143528697309.498.125.62624.37.47.10.8Jul 14, 1975Jackson
20Ollie Darden3196819702234811815187221141559731613812193606932047.435.182.69521.69.26.21.0Jul 28, 1944Aberdeen
Rk Player Yrs From To 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
21Archie Dees419591962190309257514293985019071323851548.402.79416.38.14.80.7Feb 22, 1936Ethel
22Ronald Dupree6200420111571758218510513114204116339100572990252555.427.385.55911.23.52.20.6Jan 26, 1981Biloxi
23Keith Edmonson21983198487931206460021101536612756371381124522.448.000.71910.76.01.50.6Sep 28, 1960Gulfport
24Monta Ellis1220062017833290115723126887372349267534635202874385614092812246195014858.451.314.77234.817.83.54.6Oct 26, 1985Jackson
25Drew Eubanks1201920192612002200000004.5001.0003.02.00.00.0Feb 1, 1997Starkville
26Alphonso Ford2199419951111416521102482010309735.308.100.50010.43.21.80.9Oct 31, 1971Greenwood
27Rowland Garrett5197319772632905562127321327619360710675393441337.441.77211.05.12.30.4Jul 16, 1950Canton
28Gerald Glass4199119962013347686158326110155241228512298130581793611553.433.236.64316.77.72.51.5Nov 12, 1967Greenwood
29Lancaster Gordon419851988201258147212082385158206116259294128312372661125.391.271.76712.85.61.31.5Jun 24, 1962Jackson
30Litterial Green5199319991481189144343226133200247518249678124423.420.077.6658.02.90.51.2Mar 7, 1970Pascagoula
31Mike Green719741980459113342177453411294612921190318158732575269713285301.480.083.73224.711.56.91.3Aug 6, 1951McComb
32Tang Hamilton1200220029981019010161854021020.526.000.00010.92.22.00.6May 26, 1978Jackson
33Ira Harge619681973427131601783396326828125311844955736108914684396.450.333.66130.810.311.61.7Mar 14, 1941Anguilla
34Othella Harrington12199720087091392420214001011117015851087313044318528694818685212.505.000.73819.67.44.40.6Jan 31, 1974Jackson
35Antonio Harvey819942003187195423056513921801554335854130108255553.407.333.51110.43.02.30.3Jul 6, 1970Pascagoula
36Spencer Haywood*13197019838442940867761444511935584471202686751541355629969238817111.469.053.79634.820.310.31.8Apr 22, 1949Silver City
37Rodney Hood520152019260714112142894476129046355589784514196523135883367.419.369.83427.513.03.02.0Oct 20, 1992Meridian
38Eddie Hughes31988199097115811627928773652249315965356122296.416.364.69211.93.11.01.6May 26, 1960Greenville
39Lindsey Hunter17199420109372325329707663107529849411261438202125061120165115918577956.388.360.74624.88.52.22.7Dec 3, 1970Utica
40Wardell Jackson119751975569399624251715313330265126243.397.71816.84.32.40.5Jul 18, 1951Yazoo City
Rk Player Yrs From To 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
41Al Jefferson1420052018915262996161123448662013283320547690134762810931211234714343.499.121.71128.715.78.41.5Jan 4, 1985Monticello
42Clay Johnson31982198480688842051355765493453394499224.410.333.7248.62.81.20.6Jul 18, 1956Yazoo City
43George Johnson1319731986904181021802399512764110119605887929456208287227074369.451.500.69420.04.86.51.0Dec 18, 1948Tylertown
44John Johnson1219711982869256814575102540120502633102147783285487235917250511200.446.000.77929.612.95.53.8Oct 18, 1947Carthage
45Trey Johnson3200920122316920521318195201521112659.385.333.9477.32.60.90.7Aug 30, 1984Jackson
46Charles Jones419851989201300936574019284465269758206981082343131015.493.111.61115.05.03.81.0Jan 12, 1962Scooba
47Arvesta Kelly51968197218838955981343501982604081904973313374241506.445.253.63720.78.02.61.8Nov 20, 1945Jackson
48Randolph Keys5198919962413318522122940147178247210551192135451755231262.425.272.72113.85.22.30.8Apr 19, 1966Collins
49Sam Lacey131971198310023187342769693316174823691647968737549991160978347310303.441.188.73831.810.39.73.7Mar 28, 1948Indianola
50Wendell Ladner5197119753007883149838841124443665148062481621140761411683474.386.252.71226.311.68.32.1Oct 6, 1948Necaise Crossing
51Ronnie Lester619811986250495967914495224535751484731003187324743951816.469.227.78819.87.31.94.0Jan 1, 1959Canton
52Danny Manning15198920038832420250269835411992274312015234615206310007521853289512367.511.206.72927.414.05.22.3May 17, 1966Hattiesburg
53Ed Manning91968197660410234151833921850466040627174941372732614393541.448.125.76416.95.94.50.8Jan 2, 1944Summit
54Antonio McDyess15199620111015280535046101617602128317824787638130078211021623307712227.497.117.67027.612.07.51.3Sep 7, 1974Quitman
55Derrick McKey151988200293727229390880482036422247288515154387225410726111713270010266.486.316.77929.111.04.72.4Oct 10, 1966Meridian
56Cliff Meely5197219763186329112126874166161801703398881069292658.417.67519.98.45.41.3Jul 10, 1947Rosedale
57Dewitt Menyard119681968711756256692001311975518499218643.370.66524.79.17.81.2May 24, 1944Columbus
58Dave Minor2195219531163168339942199264527288372877.360.75427.37.64.52.5Feb 23, 1922Ruleville
59Leland Mitchell1196819687810911223502176568518273108159321.349.276.65914.04.12.30.9Feb 22, 1941Kiln
60Dyron Nix11990199020109143900111682653171539.359.6885.52.01.30.3Feb 11, 1967Meridian
Rk Player Yrs From To 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
61Audie Norris3198319851872585283554032533821975761478569247513819.511.000.66213.84.43.10.8Dec 18, 1960Jackson
62Sylvester Norris119801980171891843004610436312194140.419.66711.12.42.50.4Feb 18, 1957Jackson
63Willie Norwood71972197843073411218249477311093931597364218225610493209.488.69717.17.53.70.8Aug 8, 1947Carrolton
64Johnny O'Bryant42015201814716842135301850659812935269321977199509.402.360.66311.53.52.40.5Jun 1, 1993Cleveland
65Travis Outlaw1120042014622130261994471334410219411265480197451433138151210355273.423.337.74420.98.53.20.8Sep 18, 1984Starkville
66Kenny Payne4199019931441167218532175855644517061382267129508.410.293.8598.13.51.20.4Nov 25, 1966Laurel
67Michael Phelps3198619881321372195469222781224514113871396147470.416.091.63910.43.61.11.0Oct 3, 1961Vicksburg
68Bob Quick4196919721421925295650002583466395944244848.454.74613.66.02.80.7Mar 5, 1946Thornton
69Mike Ratliff2197319746068598235458401943800111241.417.53611.44.03.20.6Jun 7, 1951New Albany
70Justin Reed3200520071361436174431041241657618668311979219472.404.000.75210.63.51.40.5Jan 16, 1982Jackson
71James Robinson7199420013816935105026624001151382574199660715205715046482882.394.348.66618.27.61.71.9Aug 31, 1970Jackson
72Gene Short1197619763422232912032194810833684.352.6256.52.51.40.3Aug 7, 1953Macon
73Purvis Short121979199084224549593412507125443261431741424362521238781781720247914607.474.282.82429.217.34.32.5Jul 2, 1957Hattiesburg
74John Smith2196919701473362351907021723084011213116202513874.387.000.55822.95.98.30.8May 24, 1944Columbus
75Larry Smith1319811993883228792519474307866163034018125941699457128029665904.531.000.53125.96.79.21.1Jan 18, 1958Rolling Fork
76John Stroud119811981988113400347139104725.324.7509.82.81.41.0Oct 29, 1957New Albany
77Sedric Toney519861994112141013938131911001282298235481114159409.365.341.78112.63.70.92.1Apr 13, 1962Columbus
78Chet Walker*1319631975103233433687614628507963842457314212611710272718831.470.79632.418.27.12.1Feb 22, 1940Bethlehem
79Henry Ward2197619778885918842362331445517341221545129413.444.261.7059.84.72.00.5Jan 30, 1952Jackson
80Jim Ware3196719696444458198003453215314167150.293.6426.92.32.40.2May 2, 1944Natchez
Rk Player Yrs From To 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
81Cornell Warner7197119774451050811902630480714588335349413214412252860.452.67223.66.47.51.1Aug 12, 1948Jackson
82Eric Washington21998199910423002746828123487115822161087843106230716.402.346.75722.16.92.11.0Mar 23, 1974Pearl
83Slick Watts619741979437115131602387669711684551398267896111123913143901.413.59726.38.93.26.1Jul 22, 1951Rolling Fork
84Clarence Weatherspoon131993200591527736402585371051242332612126684613468807941430202810483.471.196.74330.311.57.51.5Sep 8, 1970Crawford
85Nick Weatherspoon71974198045396801712376300662929789223241834414531912284086.455.71321.49.04.90.9Jul 20, 1950Greenwood
86Dwayne Whitfield1199619968122133000142292523281440.433.63615.35.03.10.3Aug 21, 1972Aberdeen
87Mo Williams132004201681823872405193261094289115631795407226439907211211849200510759.434.378.87129.213.22.84.9Dec 19, 1982Jackson
88George Wilson7196519714105768841226153478921443079012216.372.67714.15.45.20.7May 9, 1942Meridian
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