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The Greatest Michigan Basketball Players of All Time

Updated July 30, 2020 11.5k votes 1.5k voters 23.5k views46 items

List RulesVote up the best men's basketball players in Michigan history

Many colleges have storied traditions of tremendous Men's NCAA basketball programs. When thinking of some of the absolute best of all time, the Michigan Wolverines have to be on the short list. Here is a list of the best Michigan Wolverines of all time! The best Michigan Wolverines in the history of their men's basketball program. Take a look at this list of Michigan basketball players and vote up your favorites! 

From all time greats like Chris Webber and Glen Rice, to other players you might not remember so well, this is a great list of the top Michigan basketball players ever. So, take a look at these great Michigan Wolverines and vote up the players that you think are truly some the greatest Michigan basketball players of all time. 

Who are the greatest Michigan Wolverines? Who do you think are the best Michigan Wolverines of all time? Who do you think are the greatest Michigan Wolverines ever?
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    Chris Webber

    Power forward, Center

    1991 - 1993

    Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III (born March 1, 1973) is an American former professional...  more

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    Glen Rice

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    1985 - 1989

    NCAA Champion (1989)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1989)

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    Jalen Rose

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1991 - 1994

    Jalen Anthony Rose (born January 30, 1973) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    #29 of 32 The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s#14 of 28 The Best NCAA Point Guards of the '90s

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    Juwan Howard

    Power forward, Center

    1991 - 1994

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    182

    Trey Burke

    Point guard

    2011 - 2013

    Alfonso Clark "Trey" Burke III (born November 12, 1992) is an American professional basketball...  more

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    Cazzie Russell

    Small forward

    1963 - 1966

    Cazzie Lee Russell (born June 7, 1944) is an American former professional basketball player...  more

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    Jamal Crawford

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1999 - 2000

    Aaron Jamal Crawford (born March 20, 1980) is an American professional basketball player who ...  more

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    Tim Hardaway, Jr.

    Small forward

    2010 - 2013

    Timothy Duane Hardaway Jr. (born March 16, 1992) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    #98 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History#33 of 96 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today

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    313
    151

    2015 - 2018

    Victor Moritz "Moe" Wagner (born April 26, 1997) is a German professional basketball player...  more

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    Rudy Tomjanovich

    Power forward

    1967 - 1970

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    1984 - 1988

    Gary Grant (born April 21, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player at the...  more

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    Nik Stauskas

    Shooting guard

    2012 - 2014

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    Jimmy King

    Shooting guard

    1991 - 1995

    Jimmy Hal King (born August 9, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball player....  more
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    Glenn Robinson III

    Shooting guard

    2012 - 2014

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    Roy Tarpley

    Power forward, Center

    1982 - 1986

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    Rumeal Robinson

    Point guard

    1987 - 1990

    NCAA Champion (1989)

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    Isaiah Livers

    Isaiah Livers played for the Michigan Wolverines from 2017-present

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    Duncan Robinson

    Duncan Robinson played for the Michigan Wolverines from 2015-2018 and won the big ten 6th man of the while helping lead the wolverines to the national championship game

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    Derrick Walton Jr.

    Derrick Walton jr played for the Michigan Wolverines from 2013-2017 and holds the single game assist record for the michigan wolverines with 16 assists

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    Zavier simpson

    Point Guard

    2016 - present

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    Robert Traylor

    Power forward

    1995 - 1998

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    Loy Vaught

    Power forward

    1986 - 1990

    NCAA Champion (1989)

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    88

    Jordan Poole

    Jordan Poole Played for the Michigan Wolverines from 2017-Present. He hit a game winning buzzer beater against Houston in the march madness tournament to help propel michigan to the national championship game

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    1975 - 1977

    Rickey Green (born August 18, 1954) is an American retired professional basketball player who...  more

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    #47 of 120 The Fastest NBA Players of All Time#9 of 18 The Best NCAA Point Guards of the 1970s

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    Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman

    2014 - 2018