Basketball The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Cowboys history based only on the player's college career.

Oklahoma State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Oklahoma State Cowboys of all-time. This list of Oklahoma State 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 Oklahoma State University men's basketball team history include John Starks, Tony Allen, Marcus Smart, and John Lucas III. Who is the best Oklahoma State Cowboy ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the OSU Cowboys roster has the starting five: Kendall Smith, Jeffrey Carroll, Lindy Waters III, Cameron McGriff, and Mitchell Solomon. 

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Oklahoma State basketball players in Cowboys history. Feel free to add any Cowboy freshmen, NBA rookies, or Oklahoma State alumni missing from the list.

list ordered by

1
41 13
Tony Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

2002–2004

2
44 16
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2012–2014

3
41 15
John Starks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1987–1988

4
34 10
Desmond Mason is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1996–2000

5
34 12
Bryant Reeves is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1991–1995

6
29 9
John Lucas III is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2003–2005

7
15 3
Bob Kurland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Kurland

1942–1946

8
25 12
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Coleton_j added Point guard, Shooting guard

9
16 4
Joey Graham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

2003–2005

10
19 8
James Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2007–2010

11
14 4
Byron Houston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

1988–1992

12
15 6
Bill Self is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1981–1985

13
17 8
Richard Dumas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1987–1990

14
12 4
R. W. McQuarters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1995-1997

15
17 9
Markel Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

2010–2014

16
13 6
Brooks Thompson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1992–1994

17
10 4
Ivan McFarlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Ivan McFarlin

2001–2005

18
18 12
Doug Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1995–1996

19
7 3
Dickey Nutt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Dickey Nutt

1977–1982

20
6 2
Don Haskins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1949–1952

21
13 10
Maurice Baker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Maurice Baker Point guard, Guard

2000–2002

22
12 9
Eddie Sutton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1955–1958

23
11 8
Sean Sutton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Sean Sutton

1990–1992

24
11 8
Anthony Hickey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony Hickey Guard

2014–2015

25
10 7
Jaime Cardriche is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

1985-1986