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The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated January 31, 2020 6.5k votes 855 voters 15.1k views 52 items

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

Maryland basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Maryland Terrapins of all-time. This list of Maryland 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 University of Maryland men's basketball team history include John Lucas, Steve Francis, Len Bias, and Steve Blake. Who is the best Maryland Terrapin ever?

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Maryland basketball players in Terrapins history. Feel free to add any Terrapin freshmen, NBA rookies, or Maryland alumni missing from the list.

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Len Bias is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Len Bias

Terrapins career: 1982–1986

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Juan Dixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1998–2002

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Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1993–1995

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John Lucas II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
John Lucas II

Terrapins career: 1972–1976

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Buck Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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Steve Francis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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Steve Blake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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Walt Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1988–1992

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Len Elmore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1971–1974

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Albert King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1977–1981

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Greivis Vásquez ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 2006–2010

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Tom McMillen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Tom McMillen

Terrapins career: 1972–1974

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Lonny Baxter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1998–2002

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Keith Booth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Keith Booth

Terrapins career: 1993–1997

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Adrian Branch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1981–1985

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Melo Trimble is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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Terrapins career: 2014-2017

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Anthony Cowan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony Cowan

Terrapins career: 2016 - present

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Brad Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1974–1977

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Kevin Huerter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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Jake Layman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 2012–2016

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Jalen Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Jalen Smith

Terrapins career: 2018 - present

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Chris Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 2000–2002

 

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Ernie Graham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Graham

Terrapins career: 1978–1981

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Dezmine Wells is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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Terrapins career: 2012-2015

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Gene Shue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

Terrapins career: 1951–1954