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The Greatest Ohio State Basketball Players of All Time

Updated November 21, 2019 5.2k votes 861 voters 16.3k views33 items

List RulesVote up the greatest men's basketball players in Ohio State history

There are some schools that just always seem to be competitive in men's basketball. There are always those powerhouse programs. And when thinking of some of the best college basketball programs of all time, the Ohio State Buckeyes have to be on your list. 
 
So, here's a list of the best Ohio State Buckeyes of all time! The very best basketball players in Ohio State history. In the men's program, that is. Take a look at this list of Ohio State Buckeyes basketball players and vote up your favorites! With all time greats like Jerry Lucas or John Havlicek, it's clear that many of the top Ohio State Buckeyes basketball players are some of the best basketball players of all time
 
So take a look at these great Ohio State Buckeyes and vote up the players you think deserve to be on this list. Who would be on your all time Ohio State starting five? Who are the greatest Ohio State basketball players of all time? Who do you think are the best Ohio State Buckeyes ever?
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    John Havlicek

    Small Forward, Shooting guard

    1959 - 1962

    NCAA Champion (1960)

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    78

    Jerry Lucas

    Power forward, Center

    1959 - 1962

    NCAA Champion (1960)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1960, 1961)

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    #54 of 165 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time#120 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

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    213
    78

    Michael Redd

    Shooting guard

    1997 - 2000

    Michael Wesley Redd (born August 24, 1979) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    #104 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings#57 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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    79

    Jim Jackson

    Shooting guard

    1989 - 1992

    James Jackson (born October 14, 1970) is an American retired professional basketball player....  more
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    88

    Greg Oden

    Center

    2006 - 2007

    Gregory Wayne Oden Jr. (born January 22, 1988) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    82

    Evan Turner

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    2007 - 2010

    Evan Marcel Turner (born October 27, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
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    59

    Clark Kellogg

    Power forward

    1979 - 1982

    Clark Clifton Kellogg, Jr. (born July 2, 1961) is the former VP of player relations for the...  more
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    121

    Mike Conley, Jr.

    Point guard

    2006 - 2007

    Michael Alex Conley Jr. (born October 11, 1987) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    129

    D'Angelo Russell

    Point guard

    2014 - 2015

    D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    175
    70

    Jared Sullinger

    Power forward

    2010 - 2012

    Jared Sullinger (born March 4, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
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    114
    39

    1977 - 1981

    Herbert L. Williams (born February 16, 1958) is a retired American basketball player in the...  more
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    184
    95

    Aaron Craft

    Point guard

    2010 - 2014

    Aaron Vincent Craft (born February 12, 1991) is a Filipino-American professional basketball...  more
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    40

    Dennis Hopson

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    1983 - 1987

    Dennis Hopson (born April 22, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player and...  more
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    92
    56

    Scoonie Penn

    Point guard

    1998 - 2000

    James Donell "Scoonie" Penn (born January 9, 1977) is an American former professional...  more
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    92
    61

    Keita Bates-Diop

    Small forward

    2014 - 2018

    Keita Bates-Diop (born January 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
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    64
    36

    Kelvin Ransey

    Point guard

    1976 - 1980

    Kelvin Ransey (born May 3, 1958) is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball...  more
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    59
    33

    Larry Siegfried

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1958 - 1961

    NCAA Champion (1960)

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    58
    43

    1991 - 1994

    Lawrence Damon Funderburke (born December 15, 1970) is a retired American basketball player,...  more
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    46
    37

    Gary Bradds

    Forward

    1961 - 1964

    Gary Lee "Tex" Bradds (July 26, 1942 – July 15, 1983) was an American basketball player. He...  more
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    68
    67

    2007 - 2008

    Konstantine Demetrios "Kosta" Koufos (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Δημήτριος "Κώστας" Κουφός; born...  more
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    35

    Tony Campbell

    Small forward, shooting guard

    1980 - 1984

    Anthony "Tony" Campbell (born May 7, 1962) is a retired American National Basketball...  more
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    37
    30

    Jim Cleamons

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1968 - 1971

    James Mitchell Cleamons (born September 13, 1949) is a retired American professional...  more
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    35

    Deshaun Thomas

    Small forward

    2010 - 2013

    Deshaun Thomas (born August 29, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
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    21
    11

    Kaleb Wesson

    Forward

    2017-present

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    37
    32

    1943 - 1945

    Arnold Denny "Stilts" Risen (October 9, 1924 – August 4, 2012) was an American professional...  more