College Sports The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History  

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List Rules Vote up the best players in the history of Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketball

Many colleges have long-standing traditions of NCAA basketball that breed great talent for the NBA. When thinking of some of the best college basketball programs of all time, the Kansas Jayhawks are, without a doubt, one of the best. KU! Rock Chalk! Including some of the best players to watch in March Madness 2018, here is a list of the best Kansas Jayhawks of all time! Take a look at this list of Kansas Jayhawks basketball players and vote up your favorites!

From all time greats like Wilt Chamberlain and Paul Pierce, to other players that saw their best days come at the college level, this a great list of the top Kansas Jayhawks basketball players. So, take a look at these great Kansas Jayhawks and vote up the players that you think deserve a spot on this all time best list. Who would be on your all time Kansas Jayhawks starting five?

Who are the best Jayhawks of all time? Who do you think are the greatest Kansas Jayhawks ever? Be sure to vote up your favorites!
 

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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

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322 84
Paul Pierce is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Paul Pierce Small forward

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295 102
Danny Manning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Danny Manning Power forward

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149 55
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Joel Embiid

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Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

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Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Mario Chalmers Point guard

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Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

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155 71
Frank Mason III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Jeremy Hunt added Frank Mason III

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170 81
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

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72 27
Josh Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

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Nick Collison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Nick Collison Power forward, Center

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Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Marcus Morris Power forward

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Markieff Morris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Markieff Morris Power forward

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Sherron Collins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Sherron Collins Point guard

The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

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Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center

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Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Raef LaFrentz Power forward, Center

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Brandon Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Brandon Rush Shooting guard, Small forward

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Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Perry Ellis Power forward

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Drew Gooden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Drew Gooden Power forward, Center

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Jacque Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Jacque Vaughn Point guard

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Thomas Robinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Thomas Robinson Power forward

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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Cole Aldrich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Cole Aldrich Center

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Ben McLemore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Ben McLemore

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Wayne Simien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Wayne Simien Power forward

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31 14
Darnell Valentine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Darnell Valentine

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Jeff Withey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Jeff Withey Center

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25 17
Scot Pollard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Scot Pollard Power forward, Center

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21 14
Rex Walters is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Rex Walters

The Best Basketball Players in LSU History

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Keith Langford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Keith Langford Shooting guard

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Dave Robisch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Dave Robisch Power forward, Center

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19 16
Jerod Haase is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Jerod Haase University of California, Berkeley from 1992 to '93, and then transferred to the University of Kansas to play under Roy Williams from 1994 to '97. On March 25, 2016, Haase was named head coach at ...

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Aaron Miles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Aaron Miles Point guard

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Tyshawn Taylor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
John Petty added Tyshawn Taylor Point guard

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Sasha Kaun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Sasha Kaun Center

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18 20
Walt Wesley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
John Petty added Walt Wesley Center

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12 15
Adonis Jordan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Adonis Jordan

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Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Bill Bridges Power forward, Center

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14 24
Dean Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Tom Derr added Dean Smith

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21 56
Greg Dreiling is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Greg Dreiling Center