NCAA The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time  

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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?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Maryland Terrapins roster has the starting five: Anthony Cowan, Darryl Morsell, Dion Wiley, Kevin Huerter, and Bruno Fernando.

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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1
72 10
Len Bias is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1982–1986

2
46 10
Buck Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1978–1981

3
56 18
Juan Dixon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

1998–2002

4
51 16
John Lucas II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
John Lucas II

1972–1976

5
53 19
Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1993–1995

6
43 13
Walt Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1988–1992

7
43 15
Len Elmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1971–1974

8
38 13
Albert King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1977–1981

9
44 18
Steve Blake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1999–2003

10
34 14
Tom McMillen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Tom McMillen

1972–1974

11
41 20
Greivis Vásquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

2006–2010

12
31 15
Keith Booth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Keith Booth Small forward -

1993–1997

13
27 12
Adrian Branch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1981–1985

14
21 7
Brad Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1974–1977

15
31 16
Lonny Baxter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1998–2002

16
48 31
Steve Francis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

1998–1999

 

17
23 11
Gene Shue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1951–1954

18
24 12
Johnny Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Johnny Rhodes

1992–1996

19
16 5
Melo trimble is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Melo trimble

20
16 8
Tony Massenburg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Forward-center -

1986–1990

21
19 12
Chris Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

2000–2002

 

22
9 3
Greg Manning is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Greg Manning

23
13 7
Terence Morris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1997–2001

24
9 4
Kevin Huerter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added

25
17 12
Ernie Graham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Graham

1978–1981

26
8 3
Dez Wells is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Dez Wells

27
11 6
Steve Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Sheppard

1974–1977

28
13 9
Laron Profit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Laron Profit

1995–1999

29
11 7
Maurice Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Maurice Howard

1972-1976

30
11 7
Jim O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Jim O'Brien

1970–1973

31
9 5
Derrick Lewis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Derrick Lewis

1984–1988

32
6 2
Dez Wells is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Dez Wells

33
18 15
Jordan Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Jordan Williams Power forward -

2009–2011

34
16 13
Jake Layman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward -

2012–2016

35
14 11
Alex Len is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

2011–2013

36
7 5
Obinna Ekezie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1995–1999

37
7 5
Ben Coleman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Ben Coleman Power forward -

1979–1981

38
6 4
Jerry Greenspan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1960–1963

39
6 4
Lawrence Boston is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Lawrence Boston

1975–1978

40
9 9
James Gist is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
James Gist Power forward -

2004–2008

41
3 3
Charles Pittman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Charles Pittman Power forward -

1980–1982

42
5 6
Jerrod Mustaf is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1988–1990

43
4 7
Evers Burns is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Evers Burns

1989–1993

44
8 12
Boze Berger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1929–1932

45
7 12
D. J. Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

2003–2007

46
1 6
Barry Yates is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Barry Yates

1970–1971

47
14 36
Diamond Stone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Diamond Stone

2015–2016