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The Greatest Oklahoma State Basketball Players of All Time

Updated February 19, 2020 3.2k votes 402 voters 9.3k views52 items

List RulesUpvote 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.

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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    Marcus Smart

    Shooting Guard

    Cowboys career: 2012–2014

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    Tony Allen

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Cowboys career: 2002–2004

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    John Starks

    Shooting guard

    Cowboys career: 1987–1988

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    Cowboys career: 1991–1995

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    Desmond Mason

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Cowboys career: 1996–2000

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    Bob Kurland

    Center

    Cowboys career: 1942–1946

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    Byron Houston

    Small forward, Power forward

    Cowboys career: 1988–1992

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    27

    Joey Graham

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Cowboys career: 2003–2005

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    John Lucas III

    Point guard

    Cowboys career: 2003–2005

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    James Anderson

    Shooting guard

    Cowboys career: 2007–2010

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    Cowboys career: 1955–1958

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    56
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    Richard Dumas

    Small forward

    Cowboys career: 1987–1990

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    JamesOn Curry

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Cowboys career: 2004–2007

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    35

    Cowboys career: 2010–2014

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    Brooks Thompson

    Point guard

    Cowboys career: 1992–1994

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    Anthony Hickey

    Guard

    Cowboys career: 2014–2015

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    Cowboys career: 1995–1996

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    Ivan McFarlin

    Power forward

    Cowboys career: 2001–2005

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    Jim Lookabaugh

    Cowboys career: 1925–1926

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    Cowboys career: 1981–1985

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    Maurice Baker

    Point guard, Guard

    Cowboys career: 2000–2002

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    Corey Williams

    Point guard

    Cowboys career: 1988–1992

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    Cowboys career: 1995-1997

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    Jarred Shaw

    Forward, Center

    Cowboys career: 2009–2011

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    Sean Sutton

    Point guard

    Cowboys career: 1990–1992