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The Greatest Purdue Basketball Players of All Time

Updated March 29, 2020 6.3k votes 791 voters 10.7k views45 items

List RulesUpvote 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
    303
    101

    Glenn Robinson

    Small forward

    1992-1994

  • 2
    285
    104

    Carsen Edwards

    Point guard
  • 3
    271
    100

    Rick Mount

    Guard

    1967-1970

  • 4
    175
    70

    1976-1980

  • 5
    175
    73

    E’Twaun Moore

    Shooting guard

    2007-2011

  • 6
    204
    94

    Robbie Hummel

    Small forward

    2007-2012

  • 7
    124
    43

    John Wooden

    Guard
  • 8
    196
    128
  • 9
    146
    88

    JaJuan Johnson

    Power forward, Center

    2007-2011

  • 10
    123
    78

    Walter Jordan

    Small forward

    1974-1978

  • 11
    131
    99

    1994-1998

  • 12
    129
    100

    Brian Cardinal

    Small forward

    1996-2000

  • 13
    112
    84

    Terry Dischinger

    Small forward, Shooting guard

    1959-1962

  • 14
    99
    77

    Troy Lewis

    Shooting guard

    1984-1988

  • 15
    35
    15

    Carl Landry

    Power forward
  • 16
    92
    84

    Cuonzo Martin

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    1991-1995

  • 17
    72
    69

    Vincent Edwards

    Foward
  • 18
    81
    80

    Dave Schellhase

    Point guard

    1963-1966

  • 19
    68
    66

    Everette Stephens

    Point guards

    1984-1988

  • 20
    22
    11
  • 21
    67
    66

    Russell Cross

    Center

    1980-1983

  • 22
    99
    107

    Chris Kramer

    Point guard

    2006-2010

  • 23
    99
    108
  • 24
    18
    9

    Woody Austin

  • 25
    71
    77

    Isaac Haas

    Center