The Pac-12 created the All-Century team to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the conference. Houbregs is one of 20 all-time greats chosen to the squad.
Former Washington Husky standout Bob Houbregs was one of 20 players selected to the Pac-12 All-Century team.
Former UCLA greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and John Wooden were voted the conference’s player and coach of the century, respectively.
The Bruins dominated the All-Century team with 10 players. Arizona, Oregon State and USC each had two players chosen while California, Oregon, Stanford and Washington had one selection.
Houbregs, a 6-foot-8, 225-pound center, played three years (1951-53) for the Huskies and led UW to its only Final Four appearance as a senior.
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Houbregs finished his career averaging 19.5 points (second all-time) and 10.7 rebounds (third all-time). He scored 1,774 career points, which ranks fifth on Washington’s all-time scoring list. He is the Huskies’ only consensus All-American (1953) and was also named the NCAA Player of the Year that season.
Houbregs’ No. 25 was the first jersey retired in the program’s history.
The Pac-12 created the All-Century team to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the conference. Each team selected the nominees and 114 panelists voted for the members of the team.
Several Huskies were finalists including: Clarence ‘Hec’ Edmundson, James Edwards, Marv Harshman, Tod MacCulloch, Brandon Roy, Detlef Schrempf and Chris Welp.
Here’s a look at the Pac-12 All-Century team.
Gail Goodrich, UCLA
Walt Hazzard, UCLA, 1962-64
Jason Kidd, California
Ron Lee, Oregon, 1973-76
Harold Miner, USC, 1990-92
Gary Payton, Oregon State, 1987-90
Damon Stoudemire, Arizona 1992-95
Paul Westphal, USC, 1970-72
Sean Elliott, Arizona, 1986-89
Marques Johnson, UCLA, 1974-77
Hank Luisetti, Stanford, 1935-28
Don MacLean, UCLA, 1989-92
Reggie Miller, UCLA, 1984-87
Ed O’Bannon, UCLA, 1992-95
Sidney Wicks, UCLA, 1969-71
Jamaal Wilkes, UCLA, 1972-74
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, UCLA, 1967-69
Mel Counts, Oregon State, 1961-64
Bob Houbregs, Washington, 1950-53
Bill Walton, UCLA, 1972-74