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The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated November 19, 2019 4.2k votes 706 voters 11k views 45 items

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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Waldo Wegner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Waldo Wegner

1934-1937

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Dean Uthoff is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Dean Uthoff

1976-1980

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Jackson Vroman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Laguna, California

2002–2004

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Robert Estes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Estes

1978-1982

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Andrew Parker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Andrew Parker

1974-1976

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Ray Wehde is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Ray Wehde

1947-1948

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Mike Taylor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Taylor

2006–2007

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Vince Brewer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Vince Brewer

1960-1963

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Hank Whitney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Hank Whitney

1958–1961

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Delmar Diercks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Delmar Diercks

1951-1953

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Robert Wilson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Wilson

1971-1974

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Martinez Denmon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Martinez Denmon

1971-1973

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John McGonigle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
John McGonigle

1965-1968

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Tom Schafer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Schafer

1985-1987

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Marv Straw is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Marv Straw

1961-1963

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Jack Flemming is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Flemming

1933-1935

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Terrence Lewis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Terrence Lewis

2017 - present

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Tom O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Tom O'Connor

1972-1973

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Clint Harris is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Clint Harris

1971-1973

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Art Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Art Johnson

1974-1976