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?
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.
1974 - 1978
NCAA Champion (1977)
NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1977)
1973 - 1977
NCAA Champion (1977)Maurice H. "Bo" Ellis is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward from Parker High School in Chicago, Ellis played college basketball at Marquette ...more
1968 - 1971Dean Peter Meminger was an American basketball player and coach.
1966 - 1969George "Tip" Thompson is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'2" guard, he attended Erasmus Hall High School from which he graduated in 1965. He then attended ...more
1972 - 1976William Earl Tatum is a retired American professional basketball player born in Mount Vernon, New York. He was a 6'4½" 185 lb guard who played high school basketball at Mount Vernon, ...more
2001 - 2005Travis Lyle Diener is a retired American professional basketball player. He also holds Italian citizenship, and has played for the Italian national team.
2005 - 2009Jerel McNeal is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association.
2006 - 2010Lazar Miller Hayward is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He was a college standout for Marquette University.
1973 - 1976Lloyd Walton is a retired American basketball player. He attended Mount Carmel High School and Marquette University, where he played for legendary coach Al McGuire. Walton, a 6'0" point ...more
1986 - 1990Charles Anton "Tony" Smith is a retired American professional basketball player. Smith played high school basketball at Wauwatosa East High School, which retired his number 34 jersey ...more
1975 - 1979
NCAA Champion (1977)Bernard Toone is a retired American basketball player born in Yonkers, New York. Toone played collegiately at Marquette University, where as a sophomore reserve he was a member of the Warriors' ...more
1971 - 1973Larry McNeill was an American National Basketball Association player. McNeill was drafted in the second round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Kansas City-Omaha Kings and would play with the ...more
1978 - 1980Samuel Lee "Sam" Worthen is an American former NBA player who currently is touring as the coach of the Washington Generals, the team that perennially loses to the Harlem Globetrotters. ...more
2009 - 2012Darius Johnson-Odom is an American basketball player.