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The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.6k votes 266 voters 4.4k views28 items

List RulesUpvote the best basketball players in Beavers history based only on the player's college career.

Oregon State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Oregon State Beavers of all-time. This list of Oregon 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 Oregon State University men's basketball team history include Gary Payton, Brent Barry, A. C. Green, and Steve Johnson. Who is the best Oregon State Beaver ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Oregon State Beavers roster has the starting five: Stevie Thompson, Ethan Thompson, Alfred Hollins, Tres Tinkle, and Drew Eubanks.

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

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    Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    Gary Payton

    Point guard

    1986–1990

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    A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    A. C. Green

    Power forward, Center

    1981–1985

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    Steve Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    Steve Johnson

    Power forward, Center

    1976–1981

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    Mel Counts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    1961–1964

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    Brent Barry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    36

    Brent Barry

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1990–1995

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    Fred Boyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    13

    1969–1972

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    Lester Conner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    17

    Lester Conner

    1980–1982

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    Lonnie Shelton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    15

    Lonnie Shelton

    Power forward, Center

    1973–1976

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    Gary Payton II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    41

    Gary Payton II

    2014–2016

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    José Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    10

    1985–1987

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    Ricky Berry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    Ricky Berry

    Small forward

    1983–1984

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    Charlie Sitton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    14

    Charlie Sitton

    1980–1984

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    Jim Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    9

    Jim Jarvis

    1962–1965

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    Mark Radford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    12

    Mark Radford

    1977–1981

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    Jared Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    Jared Cunningham

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    2009–2012

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    Ray Blume is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    17

    Ray Blume

    1977–1981

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    Scott Haskin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    9

    Scott Haskin

    Power forward, Center

    1988–1993

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    Dave Gambee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    Dave Gambee

    Small forward

    1955–1958

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    Gary Freeman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    10

    Gary Freeman

    Power forward

    1967–1970

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    Red Rocha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    8

    1944–1947

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    Vic Bartolome is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    10

    Vic Bartolome

    Center

    1967–1970

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    Eric Moreland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    18

    2010–2014

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    Loy Petersen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    5

    Loy Petersen

    1965–1968

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    Jay Carty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    11

    Jay Carty

    1959–1962

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    Ed Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Oregon State Basketball Players of All Time
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    Ed Lewis

    1931–1933

     

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