College basketball stars are bred from all over the country. Although there are areas with more basketball talent than others, every state has their fair share of college stars. We took a look at every states best player, basing location off of where the player went to high school. Here are our opinions for best college basketball player from every state. If you think we missed anything, feel free to comment below your thoughts.
Alabama: Charles Barkley
Credit: CBS Sports
Alaska: Trajan Langdon
Arizona: Sean Elliott
Arkansas: Corliss Williamson
California: Bill Russell
Colorado: Chauncey Billups
Connecticut: Calvin Murphy
Delaware: Donte DiVencenzo
Florida: Howard Porter
Georgia: Walt “Clyde” Frazier
Credit: WorthPoint
Hawaii: Red Rocha
Idaho: Roland Munson
Illinois: Dwyane Wade
Indiana: Larry Bird (Oscar Robertson close second)
Iowa: Doug McDermott
Kansas: Darnell Valentine
Kentucky: Wes Unseld
Louisiana: Karl Malone
Maine: Jeff Turner
Maryland: Adrian Dantley
Massachusetts: Patrick Ewing
Michigan: Magic Johnson
Credit: Lansingstatejournal
Minnesota: Khalid El-Amin
Mississippi: Danny Manning
Missouri: Spencer Haywood
Montana: Adam Morrison
Nebraska: Mike Daum
Nevada: Greg Anthony
New Hampshire: Matt Bonner
New Jersey: Rick Barry
New Mexico: Kenny Thomas
New York: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (formally Lou Alcindor)
North Carolina: David Thompson
North Dakota: Phil Jackson
Ohio: Jerry Lucas
Credit: Wikipedia
Oklahoma: Wayman Tisdale
Oregon: AC Green
Pennsylvania: Pete Maravich
Rhode Island: Marvin Barnes
South Carolina: Zion Williamson
South Dakota: Eric Piatkowski
Tennessee: Penny Hardaway
Texas: Shaquille O’Neil
Utah: Arnie Ferrin
Vermont: Taylor Coppenrath
Virginia: Ralph Sampson
Credit: Sports Illustrated
Washington: John Stockton
West Virginia: Jerry West
Credit: West Virginia University
Wisconsin: Terry Porter
Wyoming: John Pilch

Featured image credits: ThePostGame

By Samuel Bass

Writing sports, college basketball, ACC hoops