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
378 89
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1989 - 1992

2
406 102
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1967 - 1970

3
203 63
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1951 - 1954

4
195 77
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1988 - 1990

5
217 100
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Forward

2015 - 2016

6
109 69
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
85 56
Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2003 - 2005

8
70 43
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
68 44
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
61 39
Stromile Swift is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1998 - 2000

11
40 25
Ricky Blanton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1984 - 1989

12
51 36
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
51 39
Garrett Temple is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2005 - 2009

14
37 26
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
39 33
Ethan Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Ethan Martin Guard

1977 - 1981

16
13 8
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
29 26
Don Redden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward

1982 - 1986

18
23 24
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
30 35
Johnny O'Bryant III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2011 - 2014

20
14 17
Greg Cook is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
RebeccaDrury added Greg Cook Center

1976 - 1981

21
21 29
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
21 29
Sparky Wade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Sparky Wade Guard

1931 - 1935

23
20 28
Joe Dean is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest LSU Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Dean Guard

1949 - 1952