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The Greatest Ohio State Basketball Players of All Time

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Vote 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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  • Jerry Lucas
    1
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: 82
    • Teams: Cincinnati Royals, New York Knicks, San Francisco Warriors

    1959 - 1962

    NCAA Champion (1960)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1960, 1961)

  • John Havlicek
    2
    Small Forward, Shooting guard
    • Age: 82
    • Number: 17
    • Teams: Boston Celtics

    1959 - 1962

    NCAA Champion (1960)

  • Jim Jackson
    3
    Shooting guard
    • Age: 51
    • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers

    1989 - 1992

  • Evan Turner
    4
    Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
    • Age: 33
    • Number: 1
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks

    2007 - 2010

  • Clark Kellogg
    5
    Power forward
    • Age: 60
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers

    1979 - 1982

  • Michael Redd
    6
    Shooting guard
    • Age: 42
    • Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

    1997 - 2000

  • Greg Oden
    7
    Center
    • Age: 34
    • Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

    2006 - 2007

  • Jared Sullinger
    8
    Power forward
    • Age: 30
    • Number: 7

    2010 - 2012

  • Mike Conley, Jr.
    9
    Point guard
    • Age: 34
    • Number: 11
    • Teams: Utah Jazz

    2006 - 2007

  • Herb Williams
    10
    • Age: 64
    • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks

    1977 - 1981

  • D'Angelo Russell
    11
    Point guard
    • Age: 26
    • Number: 0
    • Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves

    2014 - 2015

  • Aaron Craft
    12
    Point guard
    • Age: 31

    2010 - 2014

  • Dennis Hopson
    13
    Shooting guard, Small forward
    • Age: 57
    • Teams: Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls

    1983 - 1987

  • Scoonie Penn
    14
    Point guard
    • Age: 45

    1998 - 2000

  • Kelvin Ransey
    15
    Point guard
    • Age: 64
    • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets

    1976 - 1980

  • Larry Siegfried
    16
    Point guard, Shooting guard
    • Age: Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, San Diego Rockets

    1958 - 1961

    NCAA Champion (1960)

  • Keita Bates-Diop
    17
    Small forward
    • Teams: San Antonio Spurs

    2014 - 2018

  • 18

    E.J. Liddell

    Forward

      2019-present

    • Lawrence Funderburke
      19
      • Age: 51
      • Teams: Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls

      1991 - 1994

    • Gary Bradds
      20
      Forward
      • Age: Dec. at 40 (1942-1983)
      • Teams: Baltimore Bullets

      1961 - 1964

    • Jim Cleamons
      21
      Point guard, Shooting guard
      • Age: 72
      • Teams: Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

      1968 - 1971

    • Tony Campbell
      22
      Small forward, shooting guard
      • Age: 60
      • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons

      1980 - 1984

    • Deshaun Thomas
      23
      Small forward
      • Age: 30

      2010 - 2013

    • 24

      Kaleb Wesson

      Forward

        2017-present

      • Arnie Risen
        25
        • Age: Dec. at 87 (1924-2012)
        • Teams: Boston Celtics, Rochester Royals

        1943 - 1945