College Sports The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time  

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

Cincinnati basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Cincinnati Bearcats of all-time. This list of Cincinnati 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 University of Cincinnati men's basketball team history include Oscar Robertson, Kenyon Martin, Nick Van Exel, and Steve Logan. Who is the best Cincinnati Bearcat ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Cincinnati Bearcats roster has the starting five: Justin Jenifer, Jarron Cumberland, Jacob Evans, Gary Clark, and Kyle Washington. 

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

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Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Oscar Robertson Point guard, Shooting guard - 1957-1960

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Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Kenyon Martin Power forward - 1996-2000

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Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard - 1991-1993

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Jack Twyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Twyman Shooting guard, Small forward - 1951-1955

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Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Danny Fortson Power forward, Center - 1994-1997

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Steve Logan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Logan Point guard - 1998-2002

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Paul Hogue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Paul Hogue Center - 1959-1962

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Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Lance Stephenson Point guard, Shooting guard - 2009-2010

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Pat Cummings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pat Cummings 1974-1979

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Deonta Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Deonta Vaughn 2006-2010

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Connie Dierking is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Connie Dierking Center - 1955-1958

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Ron Bonham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Bonham 1961-1964

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Eddie Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Lee 1976-1980

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Rick Roberson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Roberson Power forward, Center - 1966-1969

The Best Basketball Players in Memphis History

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Pete Mickeal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pete Mickeal Small forward - 1998-2000

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Eric Hicks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Hicks 2002-2006

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Ruben Patterson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ruben Patterson Shooting guard, Small forward - 1996-1998

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Corie Blount is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Corie Blount Power forward, Center - 1991-1993

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DerMarr Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
DerMarr Johnson Shooting guard, Small forward - 1999-2000

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James White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
James White Shooting guard, Small forward - 2003-2006

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Jason Maxiell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Jason Maxiell Power forward, Center - 2001-2005

Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

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LaZelle Durden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
LaZelle Durden 1992-1995

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Kenny Satterfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Satterfield Point guard - 1999-2001

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Bob Wiesenhahn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Wiesenhahn 1958-1961

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David Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
David Kennedy 1977-1981

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George Wilson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
George Wilson Center - 1961-1964

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Darnell Burton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Darnell Burton 1993-1997

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Roger McClendon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Roger McClendon 1984-1988

The Dirtiest NFL Players of All Time

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Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Brian Williams 1974-1977

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Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Dwight Jones Power forward, Center - 1979-1983

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Robert Miller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Miller 1974-1978

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Field Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Field Williams 2000-2004

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Tony Bobbitt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Bobbitt 2002-2004

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Tony Yates is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Yates 1960-1963

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Lloyd Batts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Lloyd Batts 1971-1974

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Dontonio Wingfield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Dontonio Wingfield Power forward - 1993-1994

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Damon Flint is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Damon Flint 1993-1997

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Phil Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Phil Wheeler 1953-1956

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Louis Banks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Louis Banks 1987-1991

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Jim Ard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Ard Power forward, Center - 1967-1970

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Tom Thacker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Thacker 1960-1963

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Art Long is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Art Long Power forward - 1994-1996

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Ralph Davis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ralph Davis Shooting guard - 1957-1960

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Keith LeGree is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Keith LeGree 1994-1996

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Derrek Dickey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Derrek Dickey 1970-1973

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Roland West is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Roland West 1964-1967

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Carl Bouldin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Carl Bouldin 1958-1961

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Wayne Stevens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Wayne Stevens 1955-1958

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Donald Little is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Donald Little 1999-2002

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Jim Holstein is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Holstein 1949-1952