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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1
98 19
Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

1986–1988

2
76 15
Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

1977–1981

3
91 26
Michael Beasley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward -

2007–2008

4
73 18
Jacob Pullen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2007–2011

5
63 13
Bob Boozer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

1956–1959

6
49 14
Mike Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

1974–1978

7
67 28
Lew Hitch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Lew Hitch

1949–1951

8
42 14
Dean Wade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Dean Wade

9
44 16
Lon Kruger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

1971-1974

10
38 12
Rodney McGruder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

2009–2013

11
39 14
Steve Henson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

1986–1990

12
33 10
Ed Nealy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

1978–1982

13
40 17
Ernie Barrett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Barrett

1950-1951

14
29 9
Barry Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Barry Brown

15
31 12
Willie Murrell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Willie Murrell

1962-1964

16
32 14
Denis Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Denis Clemente

2008-2010

17
27 10
Chuckie Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Chuckie Williams

1972–1976

18
32 16
Cartier Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

2003–2007

19
22 9
Askia Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Askia Jones

1990–1994

20
24 11
Wesley Iwundu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added

21
27 14
Jack Parr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Parr Center -

1955–1958

22
21 9
Norris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Norris Coleman Small forward, Power forward -

1985–1987

23
21 13
Curtis Kelly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Curtis Kelly

2009–2011

24
14 7
Steve Honeycutt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Honeycutt

1967-1969

25
18 11
Henry Walker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Henry Walker

2006–2008

26
23 16
Thomas Gipson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Thomas Gipson

2011-2015

27
13 7
Curtis Redding is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Curtis Redding

28
15 10
Xavier Sneed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Xavier Sneed

29
14 9
Jamar Samuels is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jamar Samuels

2007-2012

30
17 12
Martavious Irving is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Martavious Irving

2009-2013

31
9 4
Randy Reed is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Randy Reed

1980-1982

32
11 6
Steve Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Mitchell

1970-1973

33
13 9
Ernie Kusnyer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Kusnyer

1970-1973

34
6 2
Tim Jankovich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Sims added Tim Jankovich

35
18 15
Jordan Henriquez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Jordan Henriquez

2009–2013

 

36
16 13
Dick Knostman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Dick Knostman Center -

1950–1953

37
13 10
Rick Harman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Harman

1946-1950

38
12 9
Mike Wroblewski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Wroblewski

1960-1962

39
12 9
Angel Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Angel Rodriguez

40
11 8
Ed Head is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Ed Head

1949-1951

41
11 8
David Hall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
David Hall

1970-1972

42
7 4
Danny Beard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Danny Beard

1971-1974

43
12 10
Tyrone Adams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Tyrone Adams

1977-1982

44
15 14
Marcus Foster is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Kansasstatefan added Marcus Foster

45
14 13
Justin Edwards is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Justin Edwards

2017-2018

46
13 12
Jeremiah Massey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

2003–2005

47
10 9
Howie Shannon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time

1947–1948

48
2 1
JERRY VENABLE is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Sims added JERRY VENABLE

49
11 11
Larry Comley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Comley

1958–1961

50
11 11
Les Craft is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Kansas State Basketball Players of All Time
Les Craft

1979-1983