NCAA The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Vote up the best basketball players in LSU Men's Basketball history

There are some schools that just always seem to be competitive in men's basketball. There are always those powerhouse programs. And when thinking of some of the best college basketball programs of all time, the LSU Tigers have to be on your list. So, here's  a list of the best LSU Tigers of all time!  The very best basketball players in LSU history. In the men's program, that is. Take a look at this list of LSU Tigers basketball players and vote up your favorites!

With all time greats like Shaquille O'Neal an Pete Maravich, it's clear that many of the top LSU Tigers basketball players are some of the best basketball players of all time. So take a look at these great LSU Tigers and vote up the players you think deserve to be on this list. Who would be on your all time LSU starting five?

Who are the greatest LSU basketball players of all time? The best LSU Tigers ever?
list ordered by

1
370 91
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1967 - 1970

2
341 81
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1989 - 1992

3
185 60
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1951 - 1954

4
178 70
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1988 - 1990

5
196 90
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Forward

2015 - 2016

6
97 61
Glen Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Center

2004 - 2007

7
80 48
Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2003 - 2005

8
63 39
Rudy Macklin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Rudy Macklin Small forward,

1976 - 1981

9
62 41
Tyrus Thomas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

2005 - 2006

10
55 37
Stromile Swift is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1998 - 2000

11
48 34
Marcus Thornton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

2007 - 2009

12
49 35
Garrett Temple is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2005 - 2009

13
34 22
Ricky Blanton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1984 - 1989

14
32 23
Howard Carter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Howard Carter Shooting guard

1979 - 1983

15
37 29
Ethan Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Ethan Martin Guard

1977 - 1981

16
12 6
Anthony Hickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Coleton_j added Anthony Hickey Guard

2011 - 2014

17
28 23
Don Redden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward

1982 - 1986

18
23 21
Collis Temple is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Collis Temple, Jr. Small forw

1971 - 1974

19
14 15
Greg Cook is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
RebeccaDrury added Greg Cook Center

1976 - 1981

20
29 32
Johnny O'Bryant III is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2011 - 2014

21
21 26
Al Sanders III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Al Sanders III Power forward

1969 - 1972

22
19 25
Joe Dean is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Dean Guard

1949 - 1952

23
19 27
Sparky Wade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Sparky Wade Guard

1931 - 1935