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
299 68
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1989 - 1992

2
326 79
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1967 - 1970

3
165 49
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1951 - 1954

4
157 59
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1988 - 1990

5
171 78
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Forward

2015 - 2016

6
83 55
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
69 45
Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2003 - 2005

8
55 36
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
56 37
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
44 30
Garrett Temple is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2005 - 2009

11
49 36
Stromile Swift is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1998 - 2000

12
42 32
Marcus Thornton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

2007 - 2009

13
36 28
Ethan Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Ethan Martin Guard

1977 - 1981

14
30 22
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
28 21
Ricky Blanton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1984 - 1989

16
10 3
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
25 21
Don Redden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward

1982 - 1986

18
21 19
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
13 13
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
21 24
Al Sanders III is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Al Sanders III Power forward

1969 - 1972

21
24 28
Johnny O'Bryant III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2011 - 2014

22
18 22
Joe Dean is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Dean Guard

1949 - 1952

23
18 24
Sparky Wade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Sparky Wade Guard

1931 - 1935