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The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time

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Vote 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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  • Luka Garza
    1

    Luka Garza

    2017 - present

  • 1985 - 1989

    Benjamin Roy "B. J." Armstrong Jr. (born September 9, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player. Armstrong won three NBA championships during his career as a point guard for the ...more
  • 1976 - 1980

    Ronnie Lester (born January 1, 1959) is an American retired basketball player and basketball executive. Lester was an NCAA All-American at the University of Iowa, leading Iowa to the 1980 NCAA Final ...more
  • Roy Marble
    4

    1985 - 1989

    Roy Lane Marble, Jr. (December 13, 1966 – September 11, 2015) was an American professional basketball player, 6'6" tall, who played as a shooting guard/small forward - most popularly known as a ...more
  • 1969 - 1971

    Fred Brown (born August 7, 1948), nicknamed "Downtown Freddie Brown", is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) guard from the University of Iowa, he played 13 ...more
  • 1968 - 1970

    John Howard Getty "J. J." Johnson (October 18, 1947 – January 7, 2016) was an American basketball player.
  • Don Nelson
    7

    1959 - 1962

    Donald Arvid Nelson (born May 15, 1940), sometimes known as Nellie, is an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) player and head coach. He coached the Milwaukee Bucks, the New York ...more
  • 1985 - 1987

    Kevin Douglas Gamble (born November 13, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. At 6'5" (1.96 m) he played as both a shooting guard and ...more
  • 1981 - 1985

    Gregory Lewis Stokes (born August 5, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round (33rd pick overall) of the 1985 NBA ...more
  • Ed Horton
    10

    1985 - 1989

    Edward C. Horton (born December 17, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Washington Bullets in the second round (39th pick overall) of the 1989 NBA ...more
  • Chris Street
    11

    1990 - 1993

    Christopher Michael Street (February 2, 1972 – January 19, 1993) was an American college basketball player. He played as a power forward for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1990 to 1993. A potential NBA ...more
  • Kenny Arnold
    12

    Kenny Arnold

    1980 - 1982

  • 1989 - 1993

    Acie Boyd Earl (born June 23, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player, who appeared in four National Basketball Association (NBA) seasons, as a 6'10" 240 lb (110 kg) center.
  • 1994 - 1997

    Andre Woolridge (born November 11, 1973) is an American former basketball player. He was an All-American college player at the University of Iowa and played professionally for 12 years in nine ...more
  • 1979 - 1983

    Robert Louis Hansen II (born January 18, 1961) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) guard, he played nine seasons (1983–1992) in the National Basketball ...more
  • 2000 - 2002

    Reginald Jamaal Evans (born May 18, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player. While limited in his offensive game, Evans was known for his rebounding, tenacity and hustle on the ...more
  • 1966 - 1968

    Samuel H. Williams (born January 22, 1945) is an American former professional basketball player who played for the National Basketball Association’s Milwaukee Bucks from 1968 until 1970.
  • Aaron White
    18

    2011 - 2015

    Aaron White is an American college basketball power forward with the Iowa Hawkeyes basketball team. At the conclusion of his junior season, White was named Third Team All-Big Ten.
  • 2013 - 2016

  • Joe Wieskamp
    20

    Joe Wieskamp

    2018 - present

  • 2002 - 2006

    Jeff Horner (born August 1, 1983) is an American former basketball player. He is best known as a point guard for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball team. Horner is currently head coach of the ...more
  • 2004 - 2007

    Adam Haluska (born November 16, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player.
  • Jess Settles
    23

    Jess Settles

    1993 - 1999

  • 1997 - 1998

    Tyree Ricardo Davis (born September 23, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who played twelve seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more
  • Peter Jok
    25

    Peter Jok

    2013 - 2017