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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51 2
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
36 6
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward - 1996-2000

3
32 6
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard - 1991-1993

4
22 5
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
17 3
Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center - 1994-1997

6
17 3
Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard - 2009-2010

7
17 4
Steve Logan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard - 1998-2002

8
14 3
Paul Hogue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center - 1959-1962

9
17 6
Pat Cummings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pat Cummings 1974-1979

10
6 0
Eric Hicks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Hicks 2002-2006

11
11 2
Deonta Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Deonta Vaughn 2006-2010

12
14 5
Ron Bonham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Bonham 1961-1964

13
10 2
Eddie Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Lee 1976-1980

14
12 4
Connie Dierking is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center - 1955-1958

15
10 3
DerMarr Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward - 1999-2000

16
11 4
Rick Roberson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center - 1966-1969

17
9 3
Pete Mickeal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pete Mickeal Small forward - 1998-2000

18
9 3
Corie Blount is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center - 1991-1993

19
10 4
Jason Maxiell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center - 2001-2005

20
13 7
Ruben Patterson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward - 1996-1998

21
10 5
James White is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward - 2003-2006

22
6 1
LaZelle Durden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
LaZelle Durden 1992-1995

23
8 4
Kenny Satterfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Satterfield Point guard - 1999-2001

24
8 3
Robert Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Miller 1974-1978

25
7 3
Bob Wiesenhahn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Wiesenhahn 1958-1961

26
5 1
George Wilson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center - 1961-1964

27
5 1
Roger McClendon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Roger McClendon 1984-1988

28
5 1
David Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
David Kennedy 1977-1981

29
5 1
Tony Bobbitt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Bobbitt 2002-2004

30
5 1
Darnell Burton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Darnell Burton 1993-1997

31
4 0
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
1974-1977

32
6 3
Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center - 1979-1983

33
5 2
Damon Flint is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Damon Flint 1993-1997

34
3 0
Tony Yates is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Yates 1960-1963

35
6 4
Lloyd Batts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Lloyd Batts 1971-1974

36
6 4
Dontonio Wingfield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Dontonio Wingfield Power forward - 1993-1994

37
5 3
Field Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Field Williams 2000-2004

38
3 1
Phil Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Phil Wheeler 1953-1956

39
2 0
Louis Banks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Louis Banks 1987-1991

40
5 4
Jim Ard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center - 1967-1970

41
4 3
Tom Thacker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Thacker 1960-1963

42
3 2
Art Long is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Art Long Power forward - 1994-1996

43
2 1
Keith LeGree is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Keith LeGree 1994-1996

44
2 1
Ralph Davis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ralph Davis Shooting guard - 1957-1960

45
1 0
Carl Bouldin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Carl Bouldin 1958-1961

46
1 0
Roland West is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Roland West 1964-1967

47
1 0
Derrek Dickey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Derrek Dickey 1970-1973

48
2 2
Wayne Stevens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
1955-1958

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1 1
Donald Little is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Donald Little 1999-2002

50
1 1
Jim Holstein is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Holstein 1949-1952