Picking the best WSU basketball players of the ’70s and ’80s

Elwanda Tulloch

Who are the best men’s basketball players in Wichita State history?

How about the best players from their respective eras? Instead of trying to rank all of the standout players spread across different eras, The Eagle examined players from the same era to select an all-decade team for each decade in the modern era of Shocker basketball.

Starting with the 1950s, The Eagle picked the best starting lineup — trying to adhere to a traditional lineup of two guards, two forwards and a center — complete with a bench of five players and a head coach.

On Wednesday, the 1950s and 1960s all-decade teams were released. Here is The Eagle’s picks for the 1970s and 1980s.

The 1970s all-decade team

Greg Carney

5-9 guard (1967-70)


Carney and Dave Stallworth are the only Shockers in history to average 20 or more points in their career. Although Carney only played one

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