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The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated May 2, 2020 1.5k votes 263 voters 5.3k views 52 items

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

Baylor basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Baylor Bears of all-time. This list of Baylor 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 Baylor University men's basketball team history include Quincy Acy, LaceDarius Dunn, Terry Teagle, and Michael Williams. Who is the best Baylor Bear ever?

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

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Vinnie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard from New York City, New York

Age: 63

Teams: Seattle Supersonics, Detroit Pistons

Bears career: 1977–1979

2
Taurean Prince is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Taurean Prince Small forward and Power forward from San Marcos, Texas

Age: 25

Number: 2

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Bears career: 2012–2016

3
Quincy Acy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Forward from Tyler, Texas

Age: 29

Number: 4

Bears career: 2008–2012

4
Pierre Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Age: 28

Number: 55

Bears career: 2011–2013

5
Johnathan Motley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Johnathan Motley

Bears career: 2014–2017

6
LaceDarius Dunn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
LaceDarius Dunn

Age: 32

Bears career: 2007–2011

7
Terry Teagle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 59

Teams: Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

Bears career: 1978-1982

8
Ekpe Udoh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Edmond, Oklahoma

Age: 32

Number: 13

Bears career: 2009–2010

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Tweety Carter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Tweety Carter

Age: 33

Bears career: 2006–2010

10
David Wesley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard from San Antonio, Texas

Age: 49

Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Charlotte Hornets, Cleveland Cavaliers, + more

Bears career: 1989–1992

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Isaiah Austin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Fresno, California

Age: 26

Bears career: 2012–2014

12
Brian Skinner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Temple, Texas

Age: 43

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, + more

Bears career: 1994–1998

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

Age: 53

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, + more

Bears career: 1984–1988

14
Perry Jones III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Perry Jones III Forward from Winnsboro, Louisiana

Age: 28

Number: 3

Bears career: 2010–2012

15
Royce O'Neale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Royce O'Neale

Bears career: 2013–2015

16
Cory Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Forward from Tacoma, Washington

Age: 29

Number: 34

Bears career: 2009–2014

17
Brady Heslip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Brady Heslip Guard from Oakville, Canada

Age: 29

Number: 5

Bears career: 2011–2014

18
Curtis Jerrells is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Curtis Jerrells

Age: 32

Bears career: 2005–2009

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Rico Gathers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Rico Gathers Forward from New Orleans, Louisiana

Age: 25

Bears career: 2012-2016

20
Aaron Bruce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Aaron Bruce

Bears career: 2004–2008

21
Darrell Hardy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Darrell Hardy

Bears career: 1964-1967

22
Carlos Briggs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Carlos Briggs

Bears career: 1984–1986

23
Manu Lecomte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
Manu Lecomte

Bears career: 2016–2018

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Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
xfactor82 added Point guard and Power forward from Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Age: 60

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

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John Lucas III is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baylor Basketball Players of All Time
John Lucas III Point guard from Washington, D.C.

Age: 37

Number: 5

Bears career: 2001–2003