College Sports The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Wildcats history based only on the player's college career.

Kansas State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Kansas State Wildcats of all-time. This list of Kansas 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 Kansas State University men's basketball team history include Mitch Richmond,  Michael Beasley, Rolando Blackman, and Jack Gardner. Who is the best Kansas State Wildcat ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Kansas State Wildcats roster has the starting five: Barry Brown, Cartier Diarra, Xavier Sneed, Dean Wade, and Makol Mawien.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Kansas State basketball players in Wildcats history. Feel free to add any Wildcat freshmen, NBA rookies, or Kansas State alumni missing from the list.

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Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Mitch Richmond Shooting guard - 1986–1988

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Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Rolando Blackman Shooting guard - 1977–1981

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Michael Beasley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Michael Beasley Small forward, Power forward - 2007–2008

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Jacob Pullen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jacob Pullen Point guard - 2007–2011

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Bob Boozer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Boozer 1956–1959

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Lew Hitch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Lew Hitch 1949–1951

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Mike Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Evans 1974–1978

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Lon Kruger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Lon Kruger 1971-1974

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Ernie Barrett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Barrett 1950-1951

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Steve Henson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Henson 1986–1990

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Dean Wade is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Dean Wade

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Willie Murrell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Willie Murrell 1962-1964

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Rodney McGruder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Rodney McGruder 2009–2013

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Ed Nealy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ed Nealy 1978–1982

The Best Basketball Players in Kansas Jayhawks History

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Denis Clemente is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Denis Clemente 2008-2010

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Cartier Martin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Cartier Martin Shooting guard, Small forward - 2003–2007

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Barry Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Barry Brown

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Jack Parr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Parr Center - 1955–1958

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Chuckie Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Chuckie Williams 1972–1976

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Norris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Norris Coleman Small forward, Power forward - 1985–1987

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Askia Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Askia Jones 1990–1994

The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

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Wesley Iwundu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Wesley Iwundu

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Steve Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Mitchell 1970-1973

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Steve Honeycutt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Honeycutt 1967-1969

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Xavier Sneed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Xavier Sneed

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Henry Walker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Henry Walker 2006–2008

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Rick Harman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Harman 1946-1950

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Ed Head is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ed Head 1949-1951

The Female Gymnasts That Keep You Tuned In

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Curtis Kelly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Curtis Kelly 2009–2011

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Thomas Gipson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Thomas Gipson 2011-2015

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Dick Knostman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Dick Knostman Center - 1950–1953

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Jeremiah Massey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jeremiah Massey Power forward - 2003–2005

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Jamar Samuels is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jamar Samuels 2007-2012

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David Hall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
David Hall 1970-1972

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Curtis Redding is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Curtis Redding

37 Celebrities Who Played High School Basketball

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Tyrone Adams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Tyrone Adams 1977-1982

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Jordan Henriquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jordan Henriquez 2009–2013  

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Martavious Irving is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Martavious Irving 2009-2013

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Larry Comley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Comley 1958–1961

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Mike Wroblewski is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Wroblewski 1960-1962

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Howie Shannon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Howie Shannon 1947–1948

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Danny Beard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Danny Beard 1971-1974

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

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Randy Reed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Randy Reed 1980-1982

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Cedrick Price is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Cedrick Price 1960-1961

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JERRY VENABLE is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Sims added JERRY VENABLE

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Ernie Kusnyer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Kusnyer 1970-1973

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Angel Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Angel Rodriguez

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David Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added David Hoskins

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Bob Rousey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Rousey 1950-1953

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Elliot Hatcher is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Elliot Hatcher