Do former green and gold donning hardwood heroes such as Red Owens or Micheal Williams ring a bell?
If not, that’s okay. It is Baylor University we are talking about.
And beyond that, we’re talking about former basketball players from that small private Christian school in Waco, Texas that went on to play professionally.
Today we’re going to be power ranking the five Baylor players who went on to play in the NBA before retiring from the game.
In addition, the Bears have five former players on current NBA rosters heading into the 2010-11 season (three on Summer League rosters with a shot at making the pro team or becoming a part of the NBA Development League, and four of the five being recruited by current Baylor basketball head coach Scott Drew).
But looking back, let’s being with No. 5.