College Sports The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules 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?
list ordered by

1
124 45
Jerry Lucas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Power forward, Center

2
123 45
John Havlicek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

3
127 50
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Point guard, Shooting guard

4
103 39
Evan Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

5
88 32
Michael Redd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Shooting guard

6
93 38
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Shooting guard

7
119 58
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

8
87 37
Jared Sullinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Power forward

9
86 39
Greg Oden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Center

10
61 25
Clark Kellogg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Power forward

11
81 44
Aaron Craft is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Point guard

12
32 11
Keita Bates-Diop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
captainobvious added Keita Bates-Diop

Forward

13
42 19
Scoonie Penn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Scoonie Penn Point guard

14
36 17
Dennis Hopson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Shooting guard, Small forward

15
36 19
Herb Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Center

16
23 11
Kelvin Ransey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Kelvin Ransey

17
18 7
Arnie Risen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Center

18
21 10
Gary Bradds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

19
19 13
Larry Siegfried is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Point guard, Shooting guard

20
31 25
Kosta Koufos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Center

21
7 4
Deshaun Thomas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
ItZNutmeg34 added Small forward

22
21 19
Lawrence Funderburke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Power forward

23
10 8
Neil Johnston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Center

24
15 16
Tony Campbell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

25
9 13
Luke Witte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Power forward, Center

26
9 15
Jim Cleamons is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Point guard, Shooting guard

27
5 13
Mel Nowell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever