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The Greatest Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Players of All Time

Updated June 2, 2020 18.2k votes 2.4k voters 39.0k views49 items

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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! 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, whether they were leading scorers and invaluable roster pieces for Kansas University!

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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    1,090
    87

    1956 - 1958

    NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player (1957)

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    808
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    Paul Pierce

    Small forward

    1995 - 1998

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    802
    258

    Danny Manning

    Power forward

    1984 - 1988

    NCAA Champion (1988)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1988)

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  • 4
    483
    203

    Jo Jo White

    Point guard

    1965 - 1969

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    679
    309

    2013 - 2014

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  • 6
    551
    244

    Mario Chalmers

    Point guard

    2005 - 2008

    NCAA Champion (2008)

    NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player (2008)

  • 7
    561
    250

    Frank Mason III

    Point guard

    2013 - 2017

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  • 8
    461
    201

    Kirk Hinrich

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1999 - 2003

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  • 9
    358
    145

    Devonte' Graham

    Point guard

    2014 - 2018

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  • 10
    416
    180

    Nick Collison

    Power forward, Center

    1999 - 2003

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  • 11
    278
    114

    Clyde Lovellette

    Power forward, Center

    1950 - 1952

    NCAA Champion (1952)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1952)

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    202
    70

    Udoka Azubuike

    Center

    2016 - present

  • 13
    332
    152

    Raef LaFrentz

    Power forward, Center

    1994 - 1998

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  • 14
    268
    114

    Drew Gooden

    Power forward, Center

    1999 - 2002

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  • 15
    300
    134

    Marcus Morris

    Power forward

    2008 - 2011

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  • 16
    256
    109

    Brandon Rush

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    2005 - 2008

    NCAA Champion (2008)

  • 17
    291
    132

    Sherron Collins

    Point guard

    2006 - 2010

    NCAA Champion (2008)

  • 18
    579
    313

    Andrew Wiggins

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    2013 - 2014

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    281
    128

    Jacque Vaughn

    Point guard

    1993 - 1997

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    237
    103

    Thomas Robinson

    Power forward

    2009 - 2012

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    321
    158

    Perry Ellis

    Power forward

    2012 - 2016

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  • 22
    210
    87

    Wayne Simien

    Power forward

    2001 - 2005

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    160
    55

    Devon Dotson

    Point guard

    2018 - present

  • 24
    251
    117

    Markieff Morris

    Power forward

    2008 - 2011

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  • 25
    304
    155

    Josh Jackson

    Small forward, Shooting guard

    2016 - 2017

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