College Sports The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time  

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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.

list ordered by

1
70 3
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
47 11
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1996-2000

3
41 9
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1991-1993

4
28 7
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
24 6
Steve Logan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1998-2002

6
25 7
Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1994-1997

7
24 9
Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

2009-2010

8
17 5
Paul Hogue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1959-1962

9
20 8
Pat Cummings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pat Cummings

1974-1979

10
16 6
Jason Maxiell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

2001-2005

11
17 7
Ron Bonham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Bonham

1961-1964

12
11 2
LaZelle Durden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
LaZelle Durden

1992-1995

13
11 3
Eddie Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Lee

1976-1980

14
11 4
Eric Hicks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Hicks

2002-2006

15
11 4
Corie Blount is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1991-1993

16
12 5
Connie Dierking is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1955-1958

17
13 6
Deonta Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Deonta Vaughn

2006-2010

18
13 6
Kenny Satterfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Satterfield Point guard -

1999-2001

19
17 10
Ruben Patterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1996-1998

20
8 2
Darnell Burton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Darnell Burton

1993-1997

21
8 2
Tony Bobbitt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Bobbitt

2002-2004

22
12 6
DerMarr Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1999-2000

23
13 8
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
11 6
Rick Roberson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1966-1969

25
10 5
Pete Mickeal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Pete Mickeal Small forward -

1998-2000

26
9 4
Bob Wiesenhahn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Wiesenhahn

1958-1961

27
8 5
Robert Miller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Miller

1974-1978

28
7 4
Damon Flint is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Damon Flint

1993-1997

29
6 3
Roger McClendon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Roger McClendon

1984-1988

30
8 6
Dontonio Wingfield is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Dontonio Wingfield Power forward -

1993-1994

31
6 4
Tom Thacker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Thacker

1960-1963

32
5 3
David Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
David Kennedy

1977-1981

33
5 3
George Wilson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1961-1964

34
4 2
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1974-1977

35
6 5
Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1979-1983

36
4 3
Keith LeGree is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Keith LeGree

1994-1996

37
4 3
Phil Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Phil Wheeler

1953-1956

38
3 2
Ralph Davis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Ralph Davis Shooting guard -

1957-1960

39
3 2
Tony Yates is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Yates

1960-1963

40
2 1
Derrek Dickey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Derrek Dickey

1970-1973

41
2 1
Carl Bouldin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Carl Bouldin

1958-1961

42
6 6
Field Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Field Williams

2000-2004

43
6 6
Lloyd Batts is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Lloyd Batts

1971-1974

44
3 3
Art Long is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Art Long Power forward -

1994-1996

45
2 2
Louis Banks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Louis Banks

1987-1991

46
5 6
Jim Ard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1967-1970

47
3 4
Wayne Stevens is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time

1955-1958

48
2 3
Jim Holstein is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Holstein

1949-1952

49
1 2
Roland West is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Roland West

1964-1967

50
3 5
Donald Little is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cincinnati Basketball Players of All Time
Donald Little

1999-2002