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The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated February 18, 2020 2.6k votes 499 voters 9.1k views 55 items

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

Auburn basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Auburn Tigers of all-time. This list of Auburn 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 Auburn University men's basketball team history include Charles Barkely, Rex Frederick, Mike Mitchell, and Chris Poter. Who is the best Auburn Tiger ever?

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

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from USA, Leeds, Alabama

Age: 56

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

Tigers career: 1981–1984

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Chuck Person is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Brantley, Alabama

Age: 55

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Minnesota Timberwolves

Tigers career: 1982–1986

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Wesley Person is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Brantley, Alabama

Age: 48

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, + more

Tigers career: 1990–1994

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Chris Porter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from Abbeville, Alabama

Age: 41

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Tigers career: 1998–2000

5
Marquis Daniels is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Marquis Daniels

Tigers career: 1999–2003

6
Chris Morris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 53

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets

Tigers career: 1984–1988

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Mike Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Atlanta, Georgia

Age: Dec. at 55 (1956-2011)

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers

Tigers career: 1974–1978

8
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 64

Tigers career: 1973–1977

9
Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from Miami, Florida

Age: 53

Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, + more

Tigers career: 2014–2015

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Larry Chapman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Chapman

Tigers career: 1961–1964

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John Mengelt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
John Mengelt

Age: 70

Teams: Kansas City Kings, Cincinnati Royals, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls

Tigers career: 1968–1971

12
Austin Wiley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Austin Wiley

Tigers career: 2016–2020

13
Matt Geiger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Salem, Massachusetts

Age: 50

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat

Tigers career: 1987–1989

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Rex Frederick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Rex Frederick

Age: 83

Tigers career: 1956-1958

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Mamadou N'Diaye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Dakar, Senegal

Age: 44

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Toronto Raptors, Vancouver Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers

Tigers career: 1996-2000

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Wes Flanigan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Wes Flanigan

Tigers career: 1993–1997

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Moochie Norris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Washington, D.C.

Age: 46

Teams: Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks

Tigers career: 1994–1995

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Mustapha Heron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Mustapha Heron

Tigers career: 2016–2018

19
Stan Pietkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Stan Pietkiewicz

Age: 63

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, San Diego Clippers

Tigers career: 1974–1978

20
Jamison Brewer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Jamison Brewer

Tigers career: 1999–2001

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Toney Douglas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Jonesboro, Georgia

Age: 33

Number: 0

Tigers career: 2004–2005

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Chris Denson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Denson

Tigers career: 2010–2014

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Pat Burke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Age: 46

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

Tigers career: 1993–1997

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Bobby Cattage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time
Bobby Cattage

Tigers career: 1977–1981

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

Tigers career: 2009–2012