Basketball The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Golden Eagles history based only on the player's college career.

Marquette basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Marquette Golden Eagles of all-time. This list of Marquette 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 Marquette University men's basketball team history include Dwyane Wade, Wesley Matthews, Jimmy Butler, and Doc Rivers. Who is the best Marquette Golden Eagle ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Marquette Golden Eagles roster has the starting five: Andrew Rowsey, Markus Howard, Sacar Anim, Sam Hauser, and Matt Heldt.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Marquette basketball players in Golden Eagles history. Feel free to add any Golden Eagle freshmen, NBA rookies, or Marquette alumni missing from the list.

list ordered by

1
81 9
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

2001–2003

2
59 22
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2008–2011

3
50 17
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1980–1983

4
30 10
Butch Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Butch Lee

1974–1978

5
30 10
Maurice Lucas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1972–1974

6
36 17
Wesley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

2005–2009

 

7
40 21
Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2010–2012

8
31 15
Bo Ellis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Bo Ellis

1973–1977

9
18 6
Dean Meminger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time

1968–1971

10
15 5
George Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
George Thompson

1966–1969

11
28 18
Steve Novak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward -

2002–2006

12
18 9
Jim Chones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1970–1972

13
15 7
Jerome Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time

1975–1978

14
13 7
Jim McIlvaine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1990–1994

15
12 7
Lazar Hayward is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2006–2010

16
16 11
Travis Diener is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Travis Diener Point guard -

2001–2005

17
11 8
Jerel McNeal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Jerel McNeal Point guard -

2005–2009

18
9 6
Bernard Toone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Bernard Toone Power forward -

1975–1979

19
15 13
Vander Blue is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Vander Blue Shooting guard -

2010–2013

20
10 8
Earl Tatum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Earl Tatum

1972–1976

21
12 11
Darius Johnson-Odom is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

2009–2012

22
9 9
Tony Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Smith Shooting guard -

1986–1990

23
7 7
Sam Worthen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Sam Worthen

1978–1980

24
5 5
Lloyd Walton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Lloyd Walton

1973–1976

25
14 15
Dwight Buycks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Dwight Buycks

2009–2011

26
10 11
Henry Ellenson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Henry Ellenson

2015–2016

27
8 9
Chris Crawford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1993–1997

28
3 4
Bob Lackey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Lackey

1969-1972

29
4 6
Larry Mcneill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Mcneill

1971–1973

30
3 5
Mike Wilson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Wilson

1978–1982

31
10 13
Joe Thomas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Thomas

1967-1970

32
8 11
Don Kojis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

1958–1961

33
7 10
Allie McGuire is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Allie McGuire

1970–1973

34
10 14
Jamil Wilson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Jamil Wilson Small forward -

2011–2014

35
6 10
Brian Brunkhorst is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Brian Brunkhorst

1964–1968

36
4 8
Amal McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1992–199

37
7 13
Gene Berce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Gene Berce

1946–1948

38
5 11
Tom Copa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1983–1987

39
3 9
Bill Downey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marquette Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Downey Center -

1942–1944