5 Famous Last Names of College Basketball

1. Marcus Jordan, UCF Knights

You don’t have to be a basketball fan to recognize this last name – son of former NBA great Michael Jordan. Marcus isn’t the prolific scorer his father once was, but still leads his team in that category, averaging 17.6 points per game on the season.

2. Austin Rivers, Duke Blue Devils

The highly-touted 5 star recruit and son of Doc Rivers – a solid NBA player but most known for his coaching with the Orlando Magic and Boston Celtics. Austin follows in his father’s footsteps and has shown some impressive guard-play at Duke while leading the team in scoring.

3. Seth Curry, Duke Blue Devils

Son of former NBA great Dell Curry and brother of Stephen Curry, guard for the Golden State Warriors. It seems that shooting runs in the Curry bloodlines – as Seth is shooting just under 50% from the field and 90% from the line. Seth also displays some of the playmaking ability that made his brother Stephen so famous at Davidson – as he leads his Blue Devils in assists.

4. Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan Wolverines

The son of NBA great Tim Hardaway, Tim Hardaway Jr. has inherited the shooting and ball-handling abilities of his father. He is his team’s primary ball-handler and playmaker while leading the Wolverines in scoring. Hardaway is still only a sophomore and continues to improve.

5. Glen Rice Jr., Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Son of Glen Rice – a prolific collegiate and NBA scorer and 3-time NBA All-Star. Glen Rice Jr. has inherited the silky-smooth jump shot from his father as he leads his Yellow Jackets in scoring. Glen Rice Jr. is a versatile player also leading his team in assists and steals.

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