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?

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John Havlicek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

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109 39
Jerry Lucas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Jerry Lucas Power forward, Center

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110 43
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Mike Conley, Jr. Point guard, Shooting guard

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78 27
Michael Redd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Michael Redd Shooting guard

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87 35
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Jim Jackson Shooting guard

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Evan Turner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Evan Turner Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

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75 33
Jared Sullinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Jared Sullinger Power forward

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105 54
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

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73 35
Greg Oden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Greg Oden Center

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54 22
Clark Kellogg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Clark Kellogg Power forward

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69 40
Aaron Craft is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Aaron Craft Point guard

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Scoonie Penn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Scoonie Penn Point guard

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22 9
Keita Bates-Diop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
captainobvious added Keita Bates-Diop Forward

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28 16
Dennis Hopson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Dennis Hopson Shooting guard, Small forward

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

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Arnie Risen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Arnie Risen Center

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17 9
Gary Bradds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever

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18 11
Kelvin Ransey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Kelvin Ransey

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15 10
Larry Siegfried is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Larry Siegfried Point guard, Shooting guard

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27 22
Kosta Koufos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Kosta Koufos Center

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17 15
Lawrence Funderburke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Lawrence Funderburke Power forward

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7 6
Neil Johnston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Neil Johnston Center

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Deshaun Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
ItZNutmeg34 added Deshaun Thomas Small forward

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

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

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7 11
Jim Cleamons is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever
Jim Cleamons Point guard, Shooting guard

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4 10
Mel Nowell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ohio State Basketball Players Ever