With the '00s rapidly ticking away like the final seconds of the fourth quarter, it's time to rank the best players of the decade from some of college basketball's true powerhouse teams. All these squads will be playing on the ESPN family of networks on New Year's Day.
First up is Gonzaga. The 'Zags have won their conference tournament eight times in the 2000s, with an NCAA tournament appearance every year and four Sweet Sixteen berths. Their nominees are as follows:
Who is Gonzaga's best player of the decade? Cast your vote now!
A player is a candidate as his school's "Best of the Decade of the 2000s" if he played for that school AT ANY TIME after January 1, 2000. Unless otherwise noted, all "fifth in career scoring" or "tops in rebounding" refer to team records.