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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345 39
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

2
281 74
Paul Pierce is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Paul Pierce Small forward

3
261 76
Danny Manning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Danny Manning Power forward

4
108 40
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Joel Embiid

5
126 52
Frank Mason III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Jeremy Hunt added Frank Mason III

6
177 88
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Mario Chalmers Point guard

7
144 67
Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

8
146 70
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

9
197 106
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

10
116 61
Nick Collison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Nick Collison Power forward, Center

11
95 51
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Raef LaFrentz Power forward, Center

12
88 47
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center

13
48 17
Josh Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

14
49 18
Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Marcus Morris Power forward

The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

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46 16
Markieff Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Markieff Morris Power forward

16
91 51
Sherron Collins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Sherron Collins Point guard

17
114 73
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Perry Ellis Power forward

18
71 40
Brandon Rush is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Brandon Rush Shooting guard, Small forward

20
76 45
Jacque Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Jacque Vaughn Point guard

21
68 39
Drew Gooden is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Drew Gooden Power forward, Center

22
33 12
Cole Aldrich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Cole Aldrich Center

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

23
32 16
Thomas Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Thomas Robinson Power forward

24
30 15
Ben McLemore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Ben McLemore

25
53 37
Wayne Simien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Wayne Simien Power forward

26
22 11
Darnell Valentine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Darnell Valentine

27
19 10
Rex Walters is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Rex Walters

28
25 17
Jeff Withey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Jeff Withey Center

29
21 14
Scot Pollard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Scot Pollard Power forward, Center

The Best Basketball Players in LSU History

30
18 14
Keith Langford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Keith Langford Shooting guard

31
34 32
Dave Robisch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Dave Robisch Power forward, Center

32
16 14
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 ...

33
15 14
Sasha Kaun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Sasha Kaun Center

34
17 17
Aaron Miles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Aaron Miles Point guard

35
11 11
Adonis Jordan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
AdamH added Adonis Jordan

36
15 16
Walt Wesley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
John Petty added Walt Wesley Center

37
20 23
Tyshawn Taylor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
John Petty added Tyshawn Taylor Point guard

38
28 36
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Bill Bridges Power forward, Center

39
13 19
Dean Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Tom Derr added Dean Smith

40
20 52
Greg Dreiling is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History
Greg Dreiling Center