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The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated February 5, 2020 2.3k votes 377 voters 6.4k views 63 items

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

Boston College basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Boston College Eagles of all-time. This list of Boston College 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 Boston College men's basketball team history include Troy Bell, Reggie Jackson, Jared Dudley, and John Bagley. Who is the best Boston College Eagle ever? 

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Boston College basketball players in Eagles history. Feel free to add any Eagle freshmen, NBA rookies, or Boston College alumni missing from the list.

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Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Pordenone, Italy

Age: 29

Number: 15

Teams: Detroit Pistons

Eagles career: 2008–2011

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Jared Dudley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from San Diego, California

Age: 34

Number: 3

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Eagles career: 2003–2007

3
Troy Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Troy Bell

Age: 39

Teams: Memphis Grizzlies

Eagles career: 1999–2003

4
Dana Barros is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Boston, Massachusetts

Age: 52

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Detroit Pistons

Eagles career: 1985–1989

5
Bill Curley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from Boston, Massachusetts

Age: 47

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

Eagles career: 1990–1994

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John Bagley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Bridgeport, Connecticut

Age: 59

Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers

Eagles career: 1979–1982

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Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Michael Adams Point guard from Hartford, Connecticut

Age: 56

Teams: Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets

Eagles career: 1981–1985

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Craig Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from Los Angeles, Inglewood, California

Age: 36

Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves

Eagles career: 2002–2006

9
Howard Eisley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Detroit, Michigan

Age: 47

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets, + more

Eagles career: 1990–1994

10
Danya Abrams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Danya Abrams

Eagles career: 1993–1997

11
Tyrese Rice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Tyrese Rice

Age: 32

Eagles career: 2005–2009

12
Jerome Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
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Teams: 2015-2018

Eagles career: 2015-2018

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Scoonie Penn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from New York City, New York

Age: 42

Eagles career: 1995–1997

14
Jay Murphy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Jay Murphy Power forward from Meriden, Connecticut, United States of America

Age: 57

Teams: Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Clippers

Eagles career: 1980–1984

15
Terry Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Terry Driscoll

Age: 72

Teams: Baltimore Bullets, St. Louis Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

Eagles career: 1966–1969

16
Chris Herren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Fall River, Massachusetts

Age: 44

Teams: Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Eagles career: 1994–1995

17
John Garris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
John Garris Power forward from Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

Age: 60

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers

Eagles career: 1981–1983

18
Olivier Hanlan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Aylmer, Canada

Age: 26

Eagles career: 2012–2015

19
John Austin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
John Austin

Age: 75

Teams: Baltimore Bullets

Eagles career: 1963–1966

20
Dominic Pressley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Dominic Pressley

Age: 51

Teams: Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

Eagles career: 1982–1986

21
Sean Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from Houston, Texas, United States of America

Age: 33

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Eagles career: 2004–2007

22
Jim O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Jim O'Brien

Eagles career: 1968–1971

23
Sean Marshall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Sean Marshall

Age: 34

Eagles career: 2003–2007

24
Corey Raji is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Corey Raji

Age: 31

Eagles career: 2007–2011

25
Bob Carrington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Boston College Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Carrington

Age: 66

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Brooklyn Nets, San Diego Clippers

Eagles career: 1972–1976