College Basketball The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time  

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

Iowa State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Iowa State Cyclones of all-time. This list of Iowa 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 Iowa State University men's basketball team history include Jeff Hornacek, Fred Hoiberg, Barry Stevens, and Georges Niang. Who is the best Iowa State Cyclone ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Iowa State Cyclones roster has the starting five: Donovan Jackson, Lindell Wigginton, Zoran Taley, Cameron Lard, and Solomon Young. 

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

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1
115 43
Monté Morris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Monté Morris

2013–2017

2
99 34
Fred Hoiberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1991–1995

3
71 18
Jamaal Tinsley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1999–2001

 

4
102 37
Georges Niang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2012–2016

5
104 39
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1982–1986

6
75 23
Marcus Fizer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1997–2000

7
64 19
Jeff Grayer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time

1984–1988

 

8
50 18
Melvin Ejim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2010–2014

9
42 14
Kelvin Cato is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1995–1997

10
55 24
Royce White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2011–2012

11
39 13
Dedric Willoughby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Dedric Willoughby

1995-1997

12
47 20
Barry Stevens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time

1981–1985

13
27 7
Victor Alexander is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1987–1991

14
43 23
Abdel Nader is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward

2014–2016

15
43 23
DeAndre Kane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2013–2014

 

16
27 10
Curtis Stinson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

2003–2006

17
37 21
Gary Thompson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Gary Thompson

1954–1957

18
22 13
Loren Meyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1991–1995

19
27 18
Craig Brackins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Craig Brackins Power forward

2007–2010

 

20
24 16
Zaid Abdul-Aziz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1965–1968

21
16 9
Hercle Ivy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Hercle Ivy

1972-1976

22
20 14
Will Blalock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Will Blalock Point guard

2003–2006

23
17 14
Don Medsker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Don Medsker

1956-1958

24
13 10
Dean Uthoff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Dean Uthoff

1976-1980

25
13 11
Jackson Vroman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2002–2004