College Sports The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
410 votes 58 voters 50 items

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

Nebraska basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Nebraska Cornhuskers of all-time. This list of Nebraska 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 Nebraska-Lincoln men's basketball team history include Stu Lantz, Tyronn Lue, Dave Hoppen, and Rich King. Who is the best Nebraska Cornhusker ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Nebraska Cornhuskers roster has the starting five: Glynn Watson, Anton Gill, James Palmer, Isiaiah Roby, and Isaac Copeland.

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

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Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Tyronn Lue Point guard - 1995–1998

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Rich King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Rich King Center - 1987–1991

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Stu Lantz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Stu Lantz 1965–1968

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Eric Piatkowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Piatkowski Shooting guard, Small forward - 1990–1994

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Dave Hoppen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Dave Hoppen Center - 1982–1986

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Erick Strickland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Erick Strickland 1992–1996

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Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Johnson 1987–1989

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Ade Dagunduro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Ade Dagunduro 2007–2009

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Tony Farmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Farmer 1990-1991

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Nate Branch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Nate Branch 1964-1967

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Bob Cerv is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Cerv 1949-1950

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Kimani Ffriend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Kimani Ffriend 1999–2001

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Lance Jeter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Lance Jeter 2009–2011

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Cookie Belcher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Cookie Belcher 1996–2001

The Greatest Wake Forest Basketball Players of All Time

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Terran Petteway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Terran Petteway 2013–2015

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Steve Hokuf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Hokuf 1929–1933

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Glynn Watson Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Glynn Watson Jr. 2015–2018

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Tai Webster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Tai Webster 2013–2017

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Shavon Shields is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Shavon Shields Guard, Forward - 2012–2016

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Aleks Marić is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Aleks Marić Center - 2004–2008

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Steffon Bradford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Steffon Bradford 1999–2001

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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Sek Henry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Sek Henry 2006–2010

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Jason Dourisseau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jason Dourisseau 2002–2006

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Jorge Bryan Díaz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jorge Bryan Díaz 2009–2012

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Jack Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Moore 1978–1982

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Chuck Jura is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Chuck Jura 1969–1972

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James Palmer Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
James Palmer Jr. 2017–2018

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John Turek is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
John Turek 2001–2005

The Hottest Female Swimmers

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Ricky Marsh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Ricky Marsh 1972–1974

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Adolph Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Adolph Lewandowski 1940–1945

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Andre Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Andre Smith Guard - 1977-1981

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Bus Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Bus Whitehead 1947–1950

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Herschell Turner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Herschell Turner 1957–1960

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Andrew White is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Andrew White 2015–2016

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Venson Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Venson Hamilton Power forward, Center - 1995–1999

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Mikki Moore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Mikki Moore Power forward, Center - 1993–1997

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Walter Pitchford is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Walter Pitchford 2013–2015

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Andre Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Andre Woolridge 1992–1993

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Willard Witte is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Willard Witte 1927–1930

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Jordy Tshimanga is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jordy Tshimanga 2016–2018

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Keith Neubert is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Keith Neubert 1983-1987

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Christian Standhardinger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Christian Standhardinger Forward - 2009–2011

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Marcus Walker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Walker 2005–2006

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Þórir Þorbjarnarson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Þórir Þorbjarnarson 2017–2018

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Shang Ping is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Shang Ping 2007–2008

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Leslee Smith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Leslee Smith 2012-2014

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Thomas Allen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Thomas Allen 2017–2018

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Louis Truscott is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Louis Truscott Power forward - 1998–2000

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Brandon Ubel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Brandon Ubel Power forward - 2009–2013

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Paul Amen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Paul Amen 1935–1938