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The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time

Updated November 25, 2019 1.9k votes 309 voters 7.1k views43 items

List RulesUpvote 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
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    Rick Barry

    Small forward

    1962–1965

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    Lonnie Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Lonnie Walker

    Shooting guard

    2017–2018

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    James Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    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
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    Shane Larkin

    Point guard

    2011–2013

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    Jack McClinton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Jack McClinton

    Shooting guard

    2006–2009

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    John Salmons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    John Salmons

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    1998–2002

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    Ángel Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Ángel Rodríguez

    Point guard

    2014–2016

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

    Small forward

    1995–1999

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

    Shooting guard

    2013–2017

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

    Shooting guard, small forward

    2014–2016

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    Darius Rice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    8

    Darius Rice

    Forward

    2000–2004

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

    Forward

    2005-2009

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

    Power forward, Center

    2008–2013

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    Dick Hickox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    12

    Dick Hickox

    Guard

    1958–1961

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    Malcolm Grant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Malcolm Grant

    Point guard

    2009–2012

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

    Center

    1986–1988

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

    Forward-center

    2011–2013

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    Guillermo Diaz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    13

    Guillermo Diaz

    Point guard

    2003–2006

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    Robert Hite is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Robert Hite

    Guard

    2002–2006

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

    Power forward

    2016–2018

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    Durand Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Durand Scott

    Shooting guard

    2009–2013

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    Bruce Brown Jr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Bruce Brown Jr.

    Shooting guard
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    Julian Gamble is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    Julian Gamble

    Forward-center

    2008–2013

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    DeQuan Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Miami Basketball Players of All Time
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    DeQuan Jones

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    2008–2012

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

    Center

    1991-1995

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