College Basketball The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Tigers history based only on the player's college career.

Clemson basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Clemson Tigers of all-time. This list of Clemson 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 Clemson University men's basketball team history include Horace Grant, Elden Campbell, Tree Rollins, and K. J. McDaniels. Who is the best Clemson Tiger ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Clemson Tigers roster has the starting five: Marcquise Reed, Gabe DeVoe, Aamir Simms, David Skara, and Elijah Thomas.

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

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43 7
Larry Nance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1977–1981

2
41 7
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1983–1987

3
33 5
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1973–1977

4
29 6
Dale Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1987–1991

5
31 8
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1986–1990

6
28 11
Trevor Booker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

2006–2010

7
16 3
Vincent Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
great8 added Vincent Hamilton Guard -

1980 -1985

The Only Tiger player in history with over 1500 points 600 rebounds and 300 assist.

8
15 7
Greg Buckner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1994–1998

9
17 9
Banks McFadden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Banks McFadden

1938-1939

10
18 11
K. J. McDaniels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Forward -

2011–2014

11
14 9
Will Solomon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

1998–2001

12
12 8
Skip Wise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

1974–1975

13
12 8
Jaron Blossomgame is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Jaron Blossomgame

2013–2017

14
11 7
Harvey Grant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1984–1985

15
19 16
DeAndre Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
DeAndre Hopkins

2010-2011

16
12 9
Chris Whitney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

1991–1993

17
9 7
Jerai Grant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Jerai Grant

2007–2011

18
5 3
Sharone Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1991–1994

19
8 8
Devin Gray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

1991–1995

20
7 7
Terrell McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Terrell McIntyre

1995–1999

21
5 5
Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Billy Williams Shooting guard -

1977–1980

22
8 9
Akin Akingbala is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

2002–2006

 

23
7 8
Eric Burks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Burks

1990–1992

24
5 6
Harold Jamison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Harold Jamison Power forward -

1995–1999

25
5 6
Mitchell Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Mitchell Wiggins Shooting guard -

1979–1980

26
8 10
Cliff Hammonds is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Cliff Hammonds

2004–2008

27
5 7
K. C. Rivers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
K. C. Rivers Shooting guard, Small forward -

2005–2009

28
3 5
Tanner Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Tanner Smith

2008–2012

29
8 11
Stan Rome is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Stan Rome

1978-1979

30
8 11
Olu Babalola is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Olu Babalola

2001–2005

31
7 10
Randolph Mahaffey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Randolph Mahaffey

1964–1967

 

32
5 8
Sharrod Ford is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

2001–2005

33
3 6
Landry Nnoko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Landry Nnoko Center -

2012–2016

34
6 10
Vernon Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Vernon Hamilton

2003–2007

35
2 6
Shawan Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Shawan Robinson

2002–2006

 

36
2 6
Iker Iturbe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Iker Iturbe

1994–1998

37
2 6
James Mays is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
James Mays Forward, Power forward -

2004–2008

38
4 9
Milton Jennings is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Milton Jennings Forward -

2009–2013

39
3 8
Andre Young is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Andre Young

2008–2012

40
2 7
Terrence Oglesby is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Terrence Oglesby

2007–2009

41
2 7
Andrius Jurkūnas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Andrius Jurkūnas

1995–2000

42
2 7
Clarke Bynum is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Clarke Bynum

1980-1984

43
1 6
Karolis Petrukonis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Karolis Petrukonis

2006–2010

44
3 9
Joe Ward is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Ward

1981–1982

45
2 8
Tomas Nagys is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Tomas Nagys

1999-2003

46
1 7
Keith Walker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Keith Walker

1978–1981

47
1 7
Artūras Javtokas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Artūras Javtokas

1999–2000