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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.

list ordered by
1
Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1957 - 1960

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

1996 - 2000

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

1991 - 1993

4
Jack Twyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1951 - 1955

5
Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1994 - 1997

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

1998 - 2002

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

1974 - 1979

8
Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

2009 - 2010

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

1959 - 1962

NCAA Champion (1961, 1962)

NCAA Final Four MOP (1962)

10
Jason Maxiell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

2001 - 2005

11
Ruben Patterson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1996 - 1998

12
Corie Blount is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1991 - 1993

13
DerMarr Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1999 - 2000

14
Eddie Lee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Lee

1976 - 1980

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

1999 - 2001

16
Ron Bonham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Bonham

1961 - 1964

NCAA champion (1962)

17
Eric Hicks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Hicks

2002 - 2006

18
LaZelle Durden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
LaZelle Durden

1992 - 1995

19
Connie Dierking is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1955 - 1958

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

2006 - 2010

21
James White is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

2003 - 2006

22
Tom Thacker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Thacker

1960 - 1963

NCAA champion (1961, 1962)

23
Darnell Burton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Darnell Burton

1993 - 1997

24
Pete Mickeal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pete Mickeal

1998 - 2000

25
George Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1961 - 1964

NCAA Champion (1962)