Basketball The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time  

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

Miami basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Miami Hurricanes of all-time. This list of Miami 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 Miami men's basketball team history include Rick Barry, Shane Larkin, James Jones, and Jack McClinton. Who is the best Miami Hurricane ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Miami Hurricanes roster has the starting five: Chris Lykes, Ja-Quan Newton, Lonnie Walker, Anthony Lawrence, Jr., and Dewan Huell.

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

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Rick Barry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Barry Small forward - 1962–1965

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Davon Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Davon Reed 2013–2017

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James Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
James Jones Shooting guard, Small forward - 1999–2003

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Shane Larkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shane Larkin Point guard - 2011–2013

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Lonnie Walker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Lonnie Walker 2017–2018

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Sheldon Mac is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Sheldon Mac 2014–2016

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Dick Hickox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dick Hickox 1958–1961

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Malcolm Grant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Malcolm Grant 2009–2012

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Tim James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Tim James Small forward - 1995–1999

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Robert Hite is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Hite 2002–2006

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John Salmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
John Salmons Shooting guard, Small forward - 1998–2002

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Julian Gamble is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Julian Gamble Forward-center - 2008–2013

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Jimmy Graham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Jimmy Graham 2005-2009

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Kenny Kadji is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Kadji Forward-center - 2011–2013

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Tito Horford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Tito Horford 1986–1988

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Dewan Huell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dewan Huell 2016–2018

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Reggie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Reggie Johnson Power forward, Center - 2008–2013

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Guillermo Diaz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Guillermo Diaz 2003–2006

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DeQuan Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
DeQuan Jones Shooting guard, Small forward - 2008–2012

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LeRoy Hurd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
LeRoy Hurd 1999–2001

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Ángel Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Ángel Rodríguez 2014–2016

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Jack McClinton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Jack McClinton Shooting guard - 2006–2009

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Darius Rice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Darius Rice 2000–2004

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Manu Lecomte is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Manu Lecomte 2013–2015

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James Palmer Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
James Palmer Jr. 2014–2016

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Erik Swoope is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Erik Swoope Power forward - 2010-2014

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Jermaine Walker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Jermaine Walker 1996-1998

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Constantin Popa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Constantin Popa Center - 1991-1995

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Will Allen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Will Allen 1969-1971

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John Shoemaker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
John Shoemaker 1974-1978

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Ismaël N'Diaye is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Ismaël N'Diaye 2002-2003

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Dwayne Collins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dwayne Collins Power forward - 2006–2010

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Joe Wylie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Wylie 1988–1991

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Durand Scott is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Durand Scott Shooting guard - 2009–2013

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Denis Clemente is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Denis Clemente 2005-2007

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Trey McKinney Jones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Trey McKinney Jones Point guard, Shooting guard - 2011–2013

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Anthony King is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony King 2003–2008