Loaded Pac-12 Men's Basketball rosters coming into focus for 2023-24 season
SAN FRANCISCO - Rosters for Pac-12 Men's Basketball programs continue to come into focus with the recent NBA Draft declaration deadline on May 31, along with transfer and freshman signings, and team and league outlooks are trending positive for the 2023-24 season.
- With the NBA Draft deadline decisions of Branden Carlson (UTAH) and Tristan da Silva (COLORADO), the Pac-12 will welcome back five First Team All-Conference selections, the league's most since 2007-08.
- In addition, the league's eight returning All-Conference performers and four returning All-Defensive Team selections are the most in the Pac-12 era, and most since 2010-11.
- All totaled, the 14 returning All-Conference, All-Defensive and All-Freshman Team performers are the most in the Pac-12 era (13 entering 2022-23).
- 2023 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Adem Bona opted to return to UCLA, becoming only the third Freshman of the Year to return for a sophomore season in the Pac-12 era (Jahii Carson, ASU; Harrison Ingram, STAN).
|PLAYER||SCHOOL||2022-23 PAC-12 HONOR|
|Oumar Ballo||ARIZONA||First Team All-Pac-12|
|Branden Carlson||UTAH||First Team All-Pac-12|
|Tristan da Silva||COLORADO||First Team All-Pac-12|
|N'Faly Dante||OREGON||First Team All-Pac-12|
|Boogie Ellis||USC||First Team All-Pac-12|
|Keion Brooks Jr.||WASHINGTON||Second Team All-Pac-12|
|Spencer Jones||STANFORD||Second Team All-Pac-12|
|KJ Simpson||COLORADO||Second Team All-Pac-12|
|Adem Bona||UCLA||Pac-12 Freshman of the Year
All-Defensive Team & All-Freshman Team
|Kobe Johnson||USC||All-Defensive Team|
|Braxton Meah||WASHINGTON||All-Defensive Team|
|Joshua Morgan||USC||All-Defensive Team|
|Jordan Pope||OREGON STATE||All-Freshman Team|
- Pac-12 programs have combined to announce 38 incoming transfers for the upcoming 2023-24 season.
- Of the 38, 17 have received either all-conference or national recognition at prior programs.
|TRANSFER||PRIOR SCHOOL(S)||PAC-12 SCHOOL||PRIOR HONORS|
|Jaden Bradley||Alabama||ARIZONA||2023 SEC All-Freshman Team|
|Caleb Love||North Carolina||ARIZONA||2x Honorable Mention All-ACC|
|Malachi Davis||Lake Land College
|ARIZONA STATE||2023 First Team All-Panhandle Conf.|
|Fardaws Aimaq||Utah Valley
|CALIFORNIA||2021 WAC Player of the Year
2021 & 2022 WAC Defensive POTY
2x First Team All-WAC
|Jalen Cone||Virginia Tech
|CALIFORNIA||2x Third Team All-Big Sky|
|Jadrian Tracey||Saint Joseph's
|OREGON||NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American|
College of So. Idaho
|OREGON STATE||2022 GSAC Freshman of the Year|
|Jared Bynum||Saint Joseph's
|STANFORD||2022 Big East Sixth Player of the Year
2022 Second Team All-Big East
|Lazar Stefanovic||Utah||UCLA||2022 Pac-12 All-Freshman Team|
|Nate Calmese||Lamar||WASHINGTON||2023 Southland Freshman of the Year|
|Paul Mulcahy||Rutgers||WASHINGTON||2x Big Ten Honorable Mention|
|WASHINGTON||2x Second Team All-SEC|
|Moses Wood||Tulane/UNLV/Portland||WASHINGTON||2023 Second Team All-WCC|
|Oscar Cluff||Cochise College||WASHINGTON STATE||2023 NJCAA Second Team All-American|
|Isaac Jones||Idaho||WASHINGTON STATE||2023 Big Sky Newcomer of the Year
2023 Second Team All-Big Sky
|Jaylen Wells||Sonoma State||WASHINGTON STATE||2023 CCAA Player of the Year
2023 D-II Third Team All-American
|WASHINGTON STATE||2021 MVC Sixth Player of the Year|
- Pac-12 programs combined for nine top-50 signees, the most of any conference in the country.
- Among the signees are six McDonald's All-Americans, equaling the most of any league and the most ever for the Conference since the event's inception in 1978.
- In addition to the nationally ranked domestic signees, the Pac-12 landed six of the top 10 available international recruits according to ESPN.
|FRESHMAN||SCHOOL||TOP 247 RK||NOTE|
|Isaiah Collier||USC||2||McDonald's All-American
Naismith Trophy HS Player of the Year
|Cody Williams||COLORADO||4||McDonald's All-American|
|Aday Mara||UCLA||15||⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 7-3, C, Spain|
|Kwame Evans Jr.||OREGON||18||McDonald's All-American|
|Andrej Stojakovic||STANFORD||19||McDonald's All-American|
|Jackson Shelstad||OREGON||26||2x Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year|
|Bronny James||USC||28||McDonald's All-American|
|Berke Buyuktuncel||UCLA||36||⭐⭐⭐⭐ 6-9, F, Turkey|
|Mookie Cook||OREGON||40||McDonald's All-American|
|Ilane Fibleuil||UCLA||43||⭐⭐⭐⭐ 6-7, G, France|
|Jan Vide||UCLA||68||⭐⭐⭐⭐ 6-6, G, Slovenia|