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The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Sun Devils history based only on the player's college career.

Arizona State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Arizona State Sun Devils of all-time. This list of Arizona State basketball players includes current and former players, along with the seasons played with the college. Featuring All-Americans, players in the NBA, and school legends who had their jerseys retired, the top players from Arizona State University men's basketball team history include James Harden, Byron Scott, Fat Lever, and Alton Lister. Who is the best Arizona State Sun Devil ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Arizona State Sun Devils roster has the starting five: Shannon Evans, Tra Holder, Kodi Justice, Vitaliy Shibel, and Romello White.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Arizona State basketball players in Sun Devils history. Feel free to add any Sun Devil freshmen, NBA rookies, or Arizona State alumni missing from the list.

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1
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2007–2009

2
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

1978–1982

3
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1979–1983

4
Eddie House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

1996–2000

5
Joe Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time

1961–1964

6
Lionel Hollins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1973–1975

7
Alton Lister is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1978–1981

8
Ike Diogu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2002–2005

9
Mario Bennett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Mario Bennett Power forward

1991–1995

10
Kurt Nimphius is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time

1976–1980

11
Freddie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1964–1966

12
Art Becker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time

1961–1964

13
Isaac Austin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Center

989–1991

14
Jeff Ayres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Jeff Ayres

2005–2009

15
Tra Holder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Tra Holder

2014–2018

16
Stevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Stevin Smith Shooting guard

1990–1994

17
Ron Riley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Riley

1992–1996

18
Carrick Felix is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Carrick Felix Shooting guard

2010–2013

19
Mark Landsberger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1976–1977

20
Jahii Carson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2012–2014

21
Sam Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Sam Williams

1978–1981

 

22
Rudy White is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Rudy White

1972–1975

 

23
Jordan Bachynski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Jordan Bachynski Center

2010–2014

24
Eric Boateng is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Center

2007–2010

25
Trent Lockett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Arizona State Basketball Players of All Time
Trent Lockett Shooting guard

2009–2012