The Greatest Nebraska Basketball Players of All Time

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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
    1
    195 votes
    Point guard

    1995–1998

  • Eric Piatkowski
    2
    164 votes

    Eric Piatkowski

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    1990–1994

  • Erick Strickland
    3
    118 votes

    Erick Strickland

    1992–1996

  • Dave Hoppen
    4
    109 votes

    Dave Hoppen

    Center

    1982–1986

  • James Palmer Jr.
    5
    114 votes

    James Palmer Jr.

    2017–2018

  • Shavon Shields
    6
    98 votes

    Shavon Shields

    Guard, Forward

    2012–2016