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The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated March 29, 2020 4.2k votes 687 voters 9.3k views 45 items

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

Purdue basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Purdue Boilermakers of all-time. This list of Purdue 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 Purdue University men's basketball team history include Glenn Robinson, Caleb Swanigan, Rick Mount, and Joe Barry Carroll. Who is the best Purdue Boilermaker ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Purdue Boilermakers roster has the starting five: P. J. Thomspon, Carsen Edwards, Dakota Mathias, Vince Edwards, and Isac Haas.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Purdue basketball players in Boilermakers history. Feel free to add any Boilermaker freshmen, NBA rookies, or Purdue alumni missing from the list.

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Glenn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Gary, Indiana, United States of America

1992-1994

2
Carsen Edwards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
AndrewNewman added Carsen Edwards
3
Rick Mount is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Mount

1967-1970

4
Robbie Hummel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

2007-2012

5
E'Twaun Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from East Chicago, Indiana

2007-2011

6
Joe Barry Carroll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Pine Bluff, Arkansas

1976-1980

7
Caleb Swanigan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
NicolasMorles added
8
JaJuan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Indianapolis, Indiana

2007-2011

9
Walter Jordan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Walter Jordan

1974-1978

10
John Wooden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
kyle07tho added John Wooden
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Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Kendallville, Wayne Township, Indiana

1994-1998

12
Brian Cardinal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Tolono, Illinois

1996-2000

13
Terry Dischinger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

1959-1962

14
Troy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Troy Lewis

1984-1988

15
Cuonzo Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

1991-1995

16
Dave Schellhase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Dave Schellhase

1963-1966

17
Chris Kramer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Kramer

2006-2010

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Vincent Edwards is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
kyle07tho added Vincent Edwards
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A.J. Hammons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
NicolasMorles added Center from Carmel, Indiana
20
Russell Cross is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Russell Cross Center from Chicago, Illinois

1980-1983

21
Everette Stephens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Everette Stephens

1984-1988

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Isaac Haas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
kyle07tho added Isaac Haas
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Carl Landry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
kyle07tho added Power forward from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Dakota Mathias is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Jacob Pfefferkorn added Dakota Mathias
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Chad Austin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
matt.cotherman added Chad Austin