Indiana Basketball All-Time Starting Five: With two off the Bench

How good would this team be in today's game?

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Power Forward Trayce Jackson-Davis

It goes without saying that offense should not be a problem with this team. With Trayce Jackson-Davis as part of this fantasy team, we have the top three scorers in school history. That said, they don't slack on defense. Jackson-Davis has more rebounds and blocked shots than any other player in school history.

If Cheaney and Thomas are the best players Indiana has ever produced, Jackson-Davis might be the most sought-after prospect. In addition to Indiana, Jackson-Davis was sought after by Michigan State, UCLA, Xavier, Ohio State, and Purdue. Signing with Indiana was a big deal for the program.

Jackson-Davis was Indiana Mr. Basketball (2019) and a McDonald's All-American. He was an instant impact player for the Hoosiers, earning All-Big Ten Freshman and All-Big Ten Third Team honors as a freshman. Jackson-Davis was a consensus First-Team All-American as a senior.

His presence in the middle dares any defense to double him. He'll kick it to Cheaney or Alford. In addition, you will either collapse the paint when Thomas penetrates or give him the easy layup with Jackson-Davis a lob pass away from an easy basket.

Jackson-Davis is a great rebounder with the ability to protect the rim as a shot blocker as well.