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Who are the best Georgetown basketball players ever?


Georgetown basketball has one of the most rich traditions in the Big East and all of college basketball with famous alumni, coaches and making deep NCAA Tournament runs, including a national title in 1984. Learn more about basketball tips and understand how to rank the best Hoya's of all time, or just go off of our list.

There will be plenty to choose from and especially considering that Georgetown has made the Final Four five times in its program history will make choosing a set number a daunting task.

Dikembe Mutombo, Center (1988-'91)

If there's one thing Georgetown has become known for, it is producing some of the game's most dominant big men. The 7-foot-2 Mutombo certainly left his mark for the this team by ranking third all-time with 354 blocks in three seasons. He had 12 blocks against Saint John's during the 1988-89 season which is a school record. He is a two-time Big East Defensive Player of the Year averaged double-doubles for points and rebounds in his final two seasons, highlighted by 1990-91, when he scored 15.2 per contest and pulled down 12.2 boards a game. Mutombo's 823 rebounds are the eighth-most in Georgetown history.

Alonzo Mourning, Center (1988-'92)

Another center makes this prestigious list. Mourning is a Hall-of-Fame post-star, and he was essentially a star from the first time he walked on the court in college. Mourning started every single 120 college games he played in his four years with the Hoyas and averaged 16.6 points with 8.6 rebounds for his career. He was named the Big East Player of the Year and a first-team All-American in the 1991-1992 season when he averaged 21.3 points and 10.7 boards. Mourning's 2,001 points are fourth-most in program history, while he ranks third in career rebounds and second in blocks.

Allen Iverson, Guard (1994-'96)

No player in Georgetown history garnered the level of pre-college hype that Iverson did. Taking his actions off of the court or how the NBA career went out of the conversation, Iverson remains one of the most dynamic player to ever play basketball at Georgetown. His career covered just two seasons and 67 games, but he averaged 22.9 points, shot 44 percent, and passed out 3.6 assists as a Hoya. Iverson was a first-team All-American in 1996 and two-time Big East Defensive Player of the Year. His 926 points scored during the 1995-96 season are still a Georgetown single-season record and his 213 career steals rank fourth all-time.

Roy Hibbert, Center (2004-'08)

Hibbert played a key role in the early days of that John Thompson III era. The 7-2 Hibbert gradually made his way to be one of the best players in Georgetown history. He was a two-time Big East first-team selection and was a second-team All-American in 2007-08. While at Georgetown, Hibbert averaged 13.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. He was a 60.3% career shooter, and that ranks among the school's top 10 in career rebounds (808) and blocks (259).

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