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The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated December 4, 2019 6.1k votes 721 voters 12.6k views 60 items

List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Wildcats history based only on the player's college career.

Arizona basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Arizona Wildcats of all-time. This list of Arizona basketball players includes current and former players, along with their positions and seasons played with the college. Featuring All-Americans, players in the NBA, and school legends who had their jerseys retired, the top players from the University of Arizona men's basketball team history include Sean Elliott, Mike Bibby, Steve Kerr, and Gilbert Arenas. Who is the best Arizona Wildcat ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Arizona Wildcats roster has the starting five: Parker Jackson-Cartwright, Allonzo Trier, Rawle Alkins, DeAndre Ayton, and Dusan Ristic.

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

list ordered by
1
Sean Elliott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

1986-1989

2
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States of America

1996-1998

3
Andre Iguodala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Springfield, Illinois

2002-2004

4
Gilbert Arenas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Florida, United States of America

1999-2001

5
Steve Kerr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Beirut, Lebanon

1984-1988

6
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington

1996-1999

7
Damon Stoudamire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Portland, Oregon, USA

1992-1995

8
Richard Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Los Angeles, California, United States of America

1998-2001

9
Aaron Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
C_Mel added Forward from San Jose, California
10
Deandre Ayton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Deandre Ayton
11
Lauri Markkanen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added
12
Miles Simon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time

1994-1998

13
Derrick Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time

2009-2011

14
Channing Frye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from White Plains, New York

2001-2005

15
Michael Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard from Greenville, South Carolina

1994-1998

16
Khalid Reeves is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from New York City, New York

1990-1994

17
Luke Walton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from San Diego, California

1999-2003

18
Salim Stoudamire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Portland, Oregon

2001-2005

19
Jason Gardner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Jason Gardner

1999-2003

20
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time

1989-1991

21
Chris Mills is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Los Angeles, California, United States of America

1990-1993

22
T. J. McConnell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
br.learningtofly added Point guard from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
23
Chase Budinger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Encinitas, California

2006-2009

24
Bob Elliott is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Power forward from Ann Arbor, Michigan

1973-1977

25
Kenny Lofton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Arizona Basketball Players of All Time

1985-1989