While lottery picks Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller are a long ways from becoming the best NBA players out of Indiana University, they don’t have far to go in being among the best Hoosiers of the past three decades.
A look at how the Indiana well has run relatively dry since Isiah Thomas was drafted in 1982.
Highest per-game totals of Indiana alumnae drafted before 1983
George McGinnis 20.2 points per game
Walt Bellamy 13.7 rebounds per game
Isiah Thomas 9.3 assist per game
Highest per-game totals of Indiana alumnae drafted since 1983
Eric Gordon 18 points per game
Alan Henderson/Dean Garrett 5 rebounds per game
Eric Gordon 3.3 assists per game