College Sports The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time  

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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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38 14
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1995–1998

2
30 8
Eric Piatkowski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1990–1994

3
29 9
Erick Strickland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Erick Strickland

1992–1996

4
22 4
Andre Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Andre Woolridge

1992–1993

5
22 9
Rich King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1987–1991

6
20 8
Dave Hoppen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Dave Hoppen Center -

1982–1986

7
18 7
James Palmer Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
James Palmer Jr.

2017–2018

8
18 9
Terran Petteway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Terran Petteway

2013–2015

9
18 9
Stu Lantz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Stu Lantz

1965–1968

10
15 7
Shavon Shields is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Shavon Shields Guard, Forward -

2012–2016

11
17 9
Cookie Belcher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Cookie Belcher

1996–2001

12
11 4
Andre Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Andre Smith Guard -

1977-1981

13
16 9
Aleks Marić is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

2004–2008

14
10 4
Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Johnson

1987–1989

15
12 6
Glynn Watson Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Glynn Watson Jr.

2015–2018

16
12 6
Chuck Jura is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Chuck Jura

1969–1972

17
13 7
Tony Farmer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Farmer

1990-1991

18
14 8
Venson Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1995–1999

19
14 8
Mikki Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1993–1997

20
11 6
Jack Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Moore

1978–1982

21
11 6
Nate Branch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Nate Branch

1964-1967

22
14 9
Tai Webster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Tai Webster

2013–2017

23
14 10
Kimani Ffriend is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Kimani Ffriend

1999–2001

24
10 6
Bob Cerv is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Cerv

1949-1950

25
11 8
Ade Dagunduro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Ade Dagunduro

2007–2009

26
10 7
Jason Dourisseau is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jason Dourisseau

2002–2006

27
10 7
Lance Jeter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Lance Jeter

2009–2011

28
6 4
Walter Pitchford is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Walter Pitchford

2013–2015

29
6 4
Steve Hokuf is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Hokuf

1929–1933

30
5 3
Thomas Allen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Thomas Allen

2017–2018

31
4 2
Bus Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Bus Whitehead

1947–1950

32
4 2
Herschell Turner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Herschell Turner

1957–1960

33
11 10
Steffon Bradford is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Steffon Bradford

1999–2001

34
9 8
Sek Henry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Sek Henry

2006–2010

35
6 5
Ricky Marsh is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Ricky Marsh

1972–1974

36
4 3
John Turek is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
John Turek

2001–2005

37
3 2
Brandon Ubel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Brandon Ubel Power forward -

2009–2013

38
10 10
Jorge Bryan Díaz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jorge Bryan Díaz

2009–2012

39
5 5
Adolph Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Adolph Lewandowski

1940–1945

40
5 5
Andrew White is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Andrew White

2015–2016

41
2 3
Marcus Walker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Walker

2005–2006

42
2 3
Willard Witte is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Willard Witte

1927–1930

43
1 2
Christian Standhardinger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Christian Standhardinger Forward -

2009–2011

44
4 6
Keith Neubert is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Keith Neubert

1983-1987

45
2 4
Leslee Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Leslee Smith

2012-2014

46
0 3
Louis Truscott is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Louis Truscott Power forward -

1998–2000

47
4 8
Jordy Tshimanga is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Jordy Tshimanga

2016–2018

48
2 6
Þórir Þorbjarnarson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Þórir Þorbjarnarson

2017–2018

49
3 8
Shang Ping is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Shang Ping

2007–2008

50
1 6
Paul Amen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time
Paul Amen

1935–1938