The Greatest Louisville Basketball Players of All Time

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

Louisville basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Louisville Cardinals of all-time. This list of Louisville 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 University of Louisville men's basketball team history include Wes Unseld, Donovan Mitchell, Rodney McCray, and Billy Thompson. Who is the best Louisville Cardinal ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Louisville Cardinals roster has the starting five: Darius Perry, Quentin Snider, V. J. King, Raymond Spalding, and Anas Mahmoud.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Louisville basketball players in Cardinals history. Feel free to add any Cardinal freshmen, NBA rookies, or Louisville alumni missing from the list.

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  • Wes Unseld
    1
    436 votes

    1965-1968

  • Darrell Griffith
    2
    467 votes

    Darrell Griffith

    Shooting guard

    1976-1980

  • Donovan Mitchell
    3
    616 votes

    Donovan Mitchell

    Shooting guard

    2015-2017

  • Russ Smith
    4
    360 votes
  • Pervis Ellison
    5
    329 votes
    Power forward, Center

    1985-1989

  • Milt Wagner
    6
    251 votes

    Milt Wagner

    1981-1986