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The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated November 25, 2019 1.4k votes 293 voters 6.6k views 43 items

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.

list ordered by
1
Rick Barry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

1962–1965

2
Shane Larkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

2011–2013

3
Lonnie Walker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Lonnie Walker

2017–2018

4
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Miami, Florida

1999–2003

5
John Salmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1998–2002

6
Ángel Rodrí... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Ángel Rodríguez

2014–2016

7
Jack McClinton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard from Baltimore, Maryland

2006–2009

8
Tim James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Miami, Florida

1995–1999

9
Davon Reed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time

2013–2017

10
Jimmy Graham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Jimmy Graham

2005-2009

11
Sheldon Mac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Sheldon Mac

2014–2016

12
Malcolm Grant is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Malcolm Grant

2009–2012

13
Darius Rice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Darius Rice

2000–2004

14
Dick Hickox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dick Hickox

1958–1961

15
Reggie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Atlanta, Georgia

2008–2013

16
Tito Horford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Tito Horford

1986–1988

17
Robert Hite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Hite

2002–2006

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

2003–2006

19
Kenny Kadji is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Kadji Forward-center from Douala, Wouri, Cameroon

2011–2013

20
Dewan Huell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dewan Huell

2016–2018

21
Julian Gamble is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Julian Gamble Forward-center from Durham County, Durham, Wake County, Area codes 919 and 984, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 919, Area code 984, North Carolina

2008–2013

22
Durand Scott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Durand Scott Shooting guard from New York City, New York

2009–2013

23
Bruce Brown Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
baskethq added Bruce Brown Jr.
24
DeQuan Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
DeQuan Jones Shooting guard and Small forward from Stone Mountain, Georgia

2008–2012

25
LeRoy Hurd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
LeRoy Hurd

1999–2001