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The Greatest Florida State Basketball Players of All Time

Updated February 11, 2020 2.6k votes 493 voters 11.3k views29 items

List RulesUpvote the best basketball players in Seminoles history based only on the player's college career.

Florida State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Florida State Seminoles of all-time. This list of Florida State 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 Florida State University men's basketball team history include Sam Cassell, Bob Sura, Toney Douglas, and Jonathan Isaac. Who is the best Florida State Seminole ever?

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Florida State basketball players in Seminoles history. Feel free to add any Seminole freshmen, NBA rookies, or Florida State alumni missing from the list.

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    Dave Cowens

    Power forward, Center

    Age72

    BirthplaceNewport, Kentucky

    TeamsBoston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks

    Seminoles career: 1967–1970

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    #79 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#33 of 165 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time

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    Sam Cassell

    Point guard

    Age51

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets

    Seminoles career: 1991–1993

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    #126 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#53 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time

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    Age48

    BirthplaceWilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

    Seminoles career: 1991–1995

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    #50 of 202 The Best NBA Players from Pennsylvania#66 of 121 The Best Cleveland Cavaliers of All Time

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    124
    51

    Charlie Ward

    Point guard

    Age50

    BirthplaceThomasville, Georgia

    TeamsHouston Rockets, New York Knicks

    Seminoles career: 1989–1993

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    #41 of 85 The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time#7 of 81 The Best Florida State Football Players of All Time

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    Jonathan Isaac

    Small forward, power forward

    Seminoles career: 2016–2017

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    26

    Malik Beasley

    Guard

    Seminoles career: 2015–2016

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    48

    Dwayne Bacon

    Guard

    Seminoles career: 2015–2017

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    9

    Trent Forrest

    Guard

    Seminoles career: 2016-present

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    29

    Al Thornton

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age37

    BirthplacePerry, Georgia

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    Seminoles career: 2003–2007

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    Toney Douglas

    Point guard

    Age35

    BirthplaceJonesboro, Georgia

    Number0

    Seminoles career: 2006-2009

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    30

    Age33

    BirthplaceKaduna, Nigeria

    Seminoles career: 2007–2010

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    29

    Chris Singleton

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age31

    BirthplaceCanton, Georgia

    Number31

    Seminoles career: 2008–2011

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    27

    Michael Snaer

    Shooting guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceInland Empire, California, Area code 951, Moreno Valley, Southern California

    Number21

    Seminoles career: 2009–2013

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    Age54

    BirthplaceDaytona Beach, Florida

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets

    Seminoles career: 1985–1989

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    32

    Von Wafer

    Shooting guard

    Age36

    BirthplaceHomer, Louisiana

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers

    Seminoles career: 2003–2005

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    29

    Ryan Reid

    Power forward

    Age34

    BirthplaceLauderdale Lakes, Florida

    Seminoles career: 2006–2010

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    27
    14

    M.J. Walker

    Shooting guard

    Seminoles career: 2017–present

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    29

    Harry Davis

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age63

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Seminoles career: 1974–1978

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    Age39

    BirthplaceDaytona Beach, Florida

    Seminoles career: 2002–2004

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    Patrick Williams

    Forward

    Seminoles career: 2019-present

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    James Collins

    Guard

    Age47

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    Seminoles career: 1993-1997

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    Age28

    BirthplaceArea code 727, Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

    Number10

    Seminoles career: 2010–2014

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    Bernard James

    Power forward, Center

    Age35

    BirthplaceSavannah, Georgia

    Number5

    Seminoles career: 2010-2012

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    Mitchell Wiggins

    Shooting guard

    Age61

    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

    Seminoles career: 1981-1983

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    Alexander Johnson

    Power forward

    Age37

    BirthplaceAlbany, Georgia

    TeamsMemphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat

    Seminoles career: 2003-2006