Pac-12 Men's Basketball with 12 on 2022-23 Naismith Hall of Fame Starting 5 Watch Lists
Below is a list of the 12 Pac-12 Men's Basketball student-athletes selected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Starting 5 Watch Lists ahead of the 2022-23 season.
The Conference's 12 candidates are the third-most nationally (ACC - 19; SEC - 18; Pac-12 - 12; Big 12 - 11; Big Ten - 10; Big East - 8), including the most Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year candidates (4) of any league and tied for the most Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year candidates (3).
The Pac-12 has produced six recipients since the inaugural Starting 5 awards in 2015.
Fan voting for the 2022-23 Starting 5 is now open at http://www.hoophallawards.com/men/vote.php.
Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year (Past winners: Payton Pritchard, ORE (2020); Delon Wright, UTAH (2015))
Kerr Kriisa, Arizona
Will Richardson, Oregon
Tyger Campbell, UCLA
Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year (Past winner: Chris Duarte, ORE (2021))
Amari Bailey, UCLA
Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year (Past winner: Stanley Johnson, ARIZ (2015))
Pelle Larsson, Arizona
Harrison Ingram, Stanford
Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA
Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year (Past winner: Deandre Ayton, ARIZ (2018))
Ąžuolas Tubelis, Arizona
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year (Past winner: Jakob Poeltl, UTAH (2016))
Oumar Ballo, Arizona
Adem Bona, UCLA
Branden Carlson, Utah
Kel'el Ware, Oregon