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The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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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.

list ordered by
1
Fred Hoiberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1991–1995

2
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1982–1986

3
Monté Morris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Monté Morris

2013–2017

4
Marcus Fizer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1997–2000

5
Georges Niang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2012–2016

6
Jamaal Tinsley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1999–2001

 

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

1984–1988

 

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

2010–2014

9
Barry Stevens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time

1981–1985

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

2011–2012

11
DeAndre Kane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2013–2014

 

12
Gary Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Gary Thompson

1954–1957

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

1995-1997

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

1995–1997

15
Victor Alexander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1987–1991

16
Abdel Nader is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward

2014–2016

17
Curtis Stinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

2003–2006

18
Zaid Abdul-Aziz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1965–1968

19
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
Will Blalock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Will Blalock
Point guard

2003–2006

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

1972-1976

22
Andrew Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Andrew Parker

1974-1976

23
Sam Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Sam Hill

1983-1987

24
Loren Meyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1991–1995

25
Don Medsker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Iowa State Basketball Players of All Time
Don Medsker

1956-1958