NCAA The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time  

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

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?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Iowa Hawkeyes roster has the starting five: Jordan Bohannon, Isaiah Moss, Tyler Cook, Jack Nunge, and Luke Garza.

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
62 16
Ronnie Lester is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Ronnie Lester

1976–1980

2
52 10
Roy Marble is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Roy Marble

1985–1989

3
65 19
B. J. Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1985–1989

4
35 8
Greg Stokes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Greg Stokes Power forward, Center -

1981–1985

5
34 10
Fred Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time

1969–1971

6
35 11
Andre Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Andre Woolridge

1994–1997

7
27 5
Chris Street is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
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1990-1993

8
39 16
Reggie Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

2000–2002

9
38 16
Acie Earl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1989–1993

10
30 11
Don Nelson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time

1959–1962

11
32 13
Bob Hansen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time

1979–1983

12
20 5
Kevin Gamble is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
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1985-1987

13
34 17
Jess Settles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Jess Settles

1993-1999

14
35 19
Jarrod Uthoff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Jarrod Uthoff

2013–2016

15
35 20
Roy Devyn Marble is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Swingman -

2010–2014

16
22 9
Ryan Bowen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1994–1998

17
33 20
Aaron White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Aaron White Forward, Power forward -

2011–2015

18
24 12
Brad Lohaus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1982–1987

 

19
35 22
Peter Jok is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Peter Jok

2013–2017

20
20 9
Ed Horton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Ed Horton Power forward -

1985–1989

21
21 10
John Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time

1968–1970

22
17 8
Kevin Boyle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Kevin Boyle

1978-1982

23
16 8
Ricky Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
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24
16 8
Michael Payne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Michael Payne

1981-1985

25
17 9
Kenny Arnold is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Arnold

1980-1982

26
22 14
Dean Oliver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Dean Oliver

1997–2001

27
11 4
Bruce King is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Bruce King

1973-1977

28
17 10
Chris Kingsbury is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Kingsbury

1992-1996

29
23 16
Jeff Horner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Jeff Horner

2002–2006

30
13 7
Sharm Scheuerman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Sharm Scheuerman

1953–1956

31
20 14
Adam Haluska is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

2004–2007

32
14 9
Greg Brunner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Greg Brunner

2002-2006

33
12 7
Carl Cain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Carl Cain

1953–1956

34
12 8
Steve Carfino is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Carfino

1980–1984

35
11 8
Gerry Wright is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Gerry Wright

1985-1987

36
10 7
Les Jepsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Les Jepsen Center -

1986–1990

37
9 6
Steve Krafcisin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Krafcisin

1977-1981

38
18 16
Pierre Pierce is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Pierre Pierce

2001–2005

39
5 4
Kevin Kunnert is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Kevin Kunnert Power forward, Center -

1970–1973

40
10 10
Vince Brookins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Vince Brookins

1977-1981

41
7 8
Chuck Darling is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Chuck Darling

1949–1952

42
7 8
Chad Calabria is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Chad Calabria

1965-1968

43
9 11
Sam Williams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Sam Williams

1966–1968

44
9 11
Herb Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Herb Wilkinson

1944–1947

45
7 9
Glenn Vidnovic is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Glenn Vidnovic

1967-1970

46
6 8
Bill Logan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Logan

1953–1956

47
5 7
Dave Gunther is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Dave Gunther

1956–1959

48
12 15
Russ Millard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Russ Millard

1991-1996

49
4 6
Val Barnes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Val Barnes

1990-1993

50
4 6
Frank Calsbeek is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Iowa Basketball Players of All Time
Frank Calsbeek

1950-1951