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The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time

Updated March 3, 2020 13.9k votes 1.6k voters 25.0k views62 items

List RulesVote up the best men's basketball players ever on the Hawkeyes roster.

Iowa basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Iowa Hawkeyes of all-time. This list of Iowa 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 Iowa men's basketball team history include B. J. Armstrong, Ronnie Lester, Reggie Evans, and Jeff Horner. Who is the best Iowa Hawkeye ever?

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

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  • 1
    506
    110

    Luka Garza

    Center-Forward

    2017 - present

  • 2
    425
    142

    Roy Marble

    1985 - 1989

    Roy Lane Marble, Jr. (December 13, 1966 – September 11, 2015) was an American professional...  more
  • 3
    468
    165

    B. J. Armstrong

    Point guard

    1985 - 1989

    Benjamin Roy "B. J." Armstrong Jr. (born September 9, 1967) is an American retired...  more
  • 4
    440
    155

    Ronnie Lester

    Guard

    1976 - 1980

    Ronnie Lester (born January 1, 1959) is an American retired basketball player and basketball...  more
  • 5
    291
    97

    1969 - 1971

    Fred Brown (born August 7, 1948), nicknamed "Downtown Freddie Brown", is a retired American...  more
  • 6

    1968 - 1970

    John Howard Getty "J. J." Johnson (October 18, 1947 – January 7, 2016) was an American...  more
  • 7
    229
    99

    Greg Stokes

    Power forward, Center

    1981 - 1985

    Gregory Lewis Stokes (born August 5, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • 8

    1979 - 1983

    Robert Louis Hansen II (born January 18, 1961) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • 9
    237
    107

    Don Nelson

    Forward

    1959 - 1962

    Donald Arvid Nelson (born May 15, 1940), sometimes known as Nellie, is an American former...  more
  • 10
    196
    87

    Kevin Gamble

    Shooting guard

    1985 - 1987

    Kevin Douglas Gamble (born November 13, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • 11
    291
    152

    Chris Street

    Power forward

    1990 - 1993

    Christopher Michael Street (February 2, 1972 – January 19, 1993) was an American college...  more
  • 12
    180
    77

    Ed Horton

    Power forward

    1985 - 1989

    Edward C. Horton (born December 17, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player...  more
  • 13
    250
    126

    Aaron White

    Forward, Power forward

    2011 - 2015

    Aaron White is an American college basketball power forward with the Iowa Hawkeyes basketball...  more
  • 14
    227
    111

    Acie Earl

    Center

    1989 - 1993

    Acie Boyd Earl (born June 23, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player, who...  more
  • 15
    232
    118

    Reggie Evans

    Power forward

    2000 - 2002

    Reginald Jamaal Evans (born May 18, 1980) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • 16
    230
    118

    Andre Woolridge

    Guard

    1994 - 1997

    Andre Woolridge (born November 11, 1973) is an American former basketball player. He was an...  more
  • 17
    236
    126

    2013 - 2016

  • 18
    124
    47

    Joe Wieskamp

    Guard

    2018 - present

  • 19
    145
    62

    Kenny Arnold

    1980 - 1982

  • 20
    217
    124

    Jess Settles

    1993 - 1999

  • 21
    163
    90

    Brad Lohaus

    Power forward, Center

    1982 - 1987

     

  • 22
    220
    136

    2010 - 2014

    Roy Devyn Marble is a basketball player at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, USA....  more
  • 23
    124
    61

    Kevin Boyle

    1978 - 1982

  • 24
    130
    66

    Ryan Bowen

    Power forward

    1994 - 1998

    Ryan Cleo Bowen (born November 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
  • 25
    145
    78

    Michael Payne

    1981 - 1985