Basketball The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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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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1
77 5
Rick Barry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1962–1965

2
42 17
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1999–2003

3
45 20
Shane Larkin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2011–2013

4
33 14
Lonnie Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Lonnie Walker

2017–2018

5
21 6
Ángel Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Ángel Rodríguez

2014–2016

6
23 8
Tim James is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1995–1999

7
19 6
Davon Reed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time

2013–2017

8
20 7
John Salmons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1998–2002

9
24 11
Sheldon Mac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Sheldon Mac

2014–2016

10
29 19
Jimmy Graham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Jimmy Graham

2005-2009

11
15 6
Dick Hickox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dick Hickox

1958–1961

12
16 9
Tito Horford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Tito Horford

1986–1988

13
14 8
Jack McClinton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2006–2009

14
12 7
Dewan Huell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dewan Huell

2016–2018

15
13 8
Robert Hite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Hite

2002–2006

16
8 4
Darius Rice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Darius Rice

2000–2004

17
11 8
Julian Gamble is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Julian Gamble Forward-center

2008–2013

18
9 6
Malcolm Grant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Malcolm Grant

2009–2012

19
8 5
Kenny Kadji is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Kenny Kadji Forward-center

2011–2013

20
12 10
Reggie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2008–2013

21
10 8
Guillermo Diaz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time

2003–2006

22
6 4
LeRoy Hurd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
LeRoy Hurd

1999–2001

23
6 5
Jermaine Walker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Jermaine Walker

1996-1998

24
7 7
DeQuan Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
DeQuan Jones Shooting guard, Small forward

2008–2012

25
3 3
Dwayne Collins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
Dwayne Collins Power forward

2006–2010