NCAA The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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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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1
55 17
Rick Mount is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Mount

1967-1970

2
55 17
Glenn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

1992-1994

3
43 15
E'Twaun Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard -

2007-2011

4
32 10
Caleb Swanigan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
NicolasMorles added F/

5
29 8
JaJuan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

2007-2011

6
35 13
Robbie Hummel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

2007-2012

7
23 5
Brian Cardinal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

1996-2000

8
32 13
Joe Barry Carroll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1976-1980

9
21 4
Cuonzo Martin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

1991-1995

10
27 10
Terry Dischinger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

1959-1962

11
27 11
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1994-1998

12
28 13
Dave Schellhase is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Dave Schellhase

1963-1966

13
21 7
A.J. Hammons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
NicolasMorles added Center

14
19 7
Troy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Troy Lewis

1984-1988

15
12 4
Everette Stephens is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Everette Stephens

1984-1988

16
13 5
Russell Cross is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Russell Cross Center -

1980-1983

17
21 16
Chris Kramer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Kramer

2006-2010

18
9 5
Walter Jordan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Walter Jordan

1974-1978

19
12 9
Bruce Parkinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Bruce Parkinson

1972-1977

20
7 5
John Garrett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
John Garrett

1972-1975

21
8 7
Steve Reid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Reid

1982-1985

22
9 9
Don Beck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Don Beck

1952-1955

23
5 6
Tony Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Jones

1986-1990

24
8 10
Brian Walker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Brian Walker

1978-1981

25
5 8
Will Franklin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time
Will Franklin

1969-1972