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

    Luka Garza

    726 votes

    2017 - present

  • Ronnie Lester

    Ronnie Lester

    580 votes

    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
  • B. J. Armstrong
    Point guard
    611 votes

    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
  • Roy Marble

    Roy Marble

    542 votes

    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
  • Fred Brown
    394 votes

    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
  • John Johnson
    283 votes

    1968 - 1970

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