Basketball The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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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.

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Desmond Mason is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Desmond Mason Shooting guard, Small forward - 1996–2000

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Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Smart Guard - 2012–2014

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Tony Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Allen Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward - 2002–2004

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John Starks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
John Starks Shooting guard - 1987–1988

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John Lucas III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
John Lucas III Point guard - 2003–2005

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James Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
James Anderson Shooting guard - 2007–2010

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Markel Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Markel Brown Guard - 2010–2014

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Bryant Reeves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Bryant Reeves Center - 1991–1995

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Doug Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Doug Gottlieb 1995–1996

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Scott Sutton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Scott Sutton 1992–1994

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Sean Sutton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Sean Sutton 1990–1992

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Joey Graham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Joey Graham Shooting guard, Small forward - 2003–2005

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Eddie Sutton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Sutton 1955–1958

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Byron Houston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Byron Houston Small forward, Power forward - 1988–1992

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Maurice Baker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Maurice Baker Point guard, Guard - 2000–2002

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Sam Aubrey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Sam Aubrey 1940–1946      

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Ivan McFarlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Ivan McFarlin 2001–2005

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Jaime Cardriche is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Jaime Cardriche 1985-1986

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Richard Dumas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Richard Dumas Small forward - 1987–1990

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Bill Self is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Self 1981–1985

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R. W. McQuarters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
R. W. McQuarters 1995-1997

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R. C. Buford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
R. C. Buford 1986-1988

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Brooks Thompson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Brooks Thompson 1992–1994

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Bob Kurland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Kurland 1942–1946

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Anthony Hickey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony Hickey Guard - 2014–2015

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Michael Cobbins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Michael Cobbins Forward - 2011–2015

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Corey Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Corey Williams 1988–1992

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Terrel Harris is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Terrel Harris Shooting guard - 2005–2009

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Dickey Nutt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Dickey Nutt 1977–1982

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Obi Muonelo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Obi Muonelo 2006–2010

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Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Coleton_j added Mike Conley, Jr. Point guard, Shooting guard

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Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Coleton_j added Stephen Jackson Shooting guard, Small forward

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Jarred Shaw is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Jarred Shaw Forward, Center - 2009–2011

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Don Haskins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Don Haskins 1949–1952

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Jim King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Jim King 1962-1965

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Jim Lookabaugh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Lookabaugh 1925–1926

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Melvin Sanders is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Melvin Sanders 2000–2003

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Roger Franklin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Roger Franklin 2009–2011

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Greg Oden is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Coleton_j added Greg Oden Center

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Von McDade is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Von McDade 1988–1989

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Jason Keep is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Jason Keep Center - 1999–2001

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Mason Cox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Mason Cox Forward, Center - 2011-2014

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Bob Mattick is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Mattick 1951–1954

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Ray Ellefson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Ray Ellefson Power forward - 1947–1948

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Jesse Renick is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Jesse Renick 1938–1940

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Pete Darcey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Pete Darcey Center - 1949–1952

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Floyd Gass is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Floyd Gass 1969–1971

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Doug Tewell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Doug Tewell 1964-1967

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Doyle Parrack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Doyle Parrack 1943–1946

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Houston Nutt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time
Houston Nutt 1979–1981