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The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time  

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

1982–1986

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

1998–2002

3
Walt Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1988–1992

4
Buck Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1978–1981

5
John Lucas II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
John Lucas II

1972–1976

6
Len Elmore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1971–1974

7
Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1993–1995

8
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
Tom McMillen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Tom McMillen

1972–1974

10
Steve Francis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

1998–1999

 

11
Steve Blake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1999–2003

12
Greivis Vásquez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2006–2010

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

1998–2002

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

1974–1977

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

1993–1997

16
Adrian Branch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1981–1985

17
Kevin Huerter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
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18
Gene Shue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time

1951–1954

19
Ernie Graham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Ernie Graham

1978–1981

20
Greg Manning is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Greg Manning
21
Chris Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2000–2002

 

22
Melo trimble is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Melo trimble
23
Jake Layman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Guard, Forward

2012–2016

24
Dezmine Wells is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
awesomeart added Guard, Forward
25
Ben Coleman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Maryland Basketball Players of All Time
Ben Coleman Power forward

1979–1981