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?

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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1
134 5
Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

1957 - 1960

2
93 21
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1996 - 2000

3
88 22
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1991 - 1993

4
58 18
Jack Twyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1951 - 1955

5
49 18
Steve Logan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1998 - 2002

6
46 18
Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1994 - 1997

7
40 14
Pat Cummings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pat Cummings Power forward

1974 - 1979

8
61 32
Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2009 - 2010

9
31 9
Paul Hogue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1959 - 1962

NCAA Champion (1961, 1962)

NCAA Final Four MOP (1962)

10
35 14
Jason Maxiell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2001 - 2005

11
33 15
Ruben Patterson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1996 - 1998

12
22 6
LaZelle Durden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
LaZelle Durden Guard

1992 - 1995

13
26 11
Ron Bonham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Bonham Forward

1961 - 1964

NCAA champion (1962)

14
22 8
Eric Hicks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Hicks Forward

2002 - 2006

15
25 11
Kenny Satterfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Satterfield Point guard

1999 - 2001

16
25 11
Corie Blount is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1991 - 1993

17
24 11
DerMarr Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1999 - 2000

18
16 4
Darnell Burton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Darnell Burton Guard

1993 - 1997

19
17 5
Eddie Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Lee Guard

1976 - 1980

20
18 6
Connie Dierking is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1955 - 1958

21
20 9
Deonta Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Deonta Vaughn Guard

2006 - 2010

22
18 8
Pete Mickeal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pete Mickeal Small forward

1998 - 2000

23
21 11
James White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

2003 - 2006

24
15 6
Bob Wiesenhahn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Wiesenhahn Small forward

1958 - 1961

NCAA Champion (1961)

25
13 5
Tom Thacker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Thacker Guard, Forward

1960 - 1963

NCAA champion (1961, 1962)