Steve Gray (basketball)
Gray played collegiately at Saint Mary's College from 1960 to 1963 and is one of the best players in Gaels' history. He was a three-time all-conference pick in the WCAC (now called the West Coast Conference). His freshman year, Gray averaged 11.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game as he teamed with forward Tom Meschery to lead the Gaels to a 19-7 record. The next two years, Gray was the premier player in the conference. As a junior, he averaged 20.3 points and 11.9 rebounds per game and shared WCAC player of the year honors with Pepperdine's Harry Dinnel. As a senior, Gray set a school record by averaging 23.8 points per game and was again named conference player of the year. He finished his career with 1,390 points and 745 rebounds.
Steve Gray was inducted into the Saint Mary's athletic hall of fame in 1973. During the 2007–08 season, Saint Mary's named their top 25 players all time as a part of the 100th anniversary of basketball at the school. Gray was named the #4 player in SMC history.
- California Mr. Basketball 2011: Long Beach Poly’s Ryan Anderson, accessed September 17, 2011
- 2010-11 SMC men's basketball media guide, September 17, 2011
- St. Mary's All-Time top 25 team, accessed September 17, 2011