Basketball The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time  

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

Saint Mary's basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Saint Mary's Gaels of all-time. This list of Saint Mary's 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 Saint Mary's College men's basketball team history include Matthew Dellavedova, Brian Shaw, Patty Mills, and Eric Schraeder. Who is the best Saint Mary's Gael ever?

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Saint Mary's basketball players in Gaels history. Feel free to add any Gael freshmen, NBA rookies, or Saint Mary's alumni missing from the list.

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Matthew Dellavedova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time

2009–2013

Matthew Dellavedova is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Saint ...more

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Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2007–2009

Patrick Sammy "Patty" Mills is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. Mills is the second ...more

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Brian Shaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time

1983–1985

Brian Keith Shaw is a retired American professional basketball player and former head coach for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. At 6'6" he could play both guard ...more

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Omar Samhan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Omar Samhan Center

2006–2010

Omar Hassan Samhan is an American-Egyptian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for Saint ...more

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Adam Caporn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Adam Caporn

2001–2003

Adam Caporn is a retired Australian basketball player now serving as an assistant coach at Saint Mary's College of California, where he played U.S. college basketball. Born in Baldivis, Western ...more

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Mickey McConnell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Mickey McConnell

2007–2011

Richard Barton "Mickey" McConnell is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Telekom Baskets Bonn of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball ...more

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Eric Schraeder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Schraeder

1995–1999

Eric Schraeder is a retired American basketball player. He played professionally in Sweden and Germany and was the 1999 West Coast Conference player of the year as a senior at Saint Mary's

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E. J. Rowland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
E. J. Rowland

2003–2005

Earl Jerrod "E.J." Rowland is a US-born Bulgarian basketball player who plays for Banvit of the Turkish Basketball League. Standing at 6 ft 3 in, he plays the point guard position.

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Diamon Simpson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Diamon Simpson Power forward

2005–2009

Diamon Simpson is an American professional basketball player who plays for CB Estudiantes in the Spanish ACB League.

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Daniel Kickert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Daniel Kickert

2002–2006

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Mitchell Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Mitchell Young

2009–2013

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Mahershala Ali is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Mahershala Ali

1994-1996 

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Tom Meschery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1958–1961

Thomas Nicholas "Tom" Meschery is a Russian American former professional basketball player. He was a power forward with a 10 year National Basketball Association career from 1961 to ...more

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Peter Thibeaux is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Peter Thibeaux

1979-1983

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David Carter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
David Carter

1985–1989

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David Cooke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1981–1985

David D. Cooke is a retired American professional basketball player who had a brief career with the NBA's Sacramento Kings. He was a 6'8", 230 lb forward and played college basketball at ...more

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Joe Coleman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Coleman Guard

2014–2015

Joe Coleman is a basketball player for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team.

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Matt Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Matt Hodgson

2012–2014

Matt Hodgson is a basketball player who plays for Saint Mary's Gaels men's basketball team.

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Ali Peek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Ali Peek

1992–1995

Albert Henry "Ali" Peek is a Filipino-American retired professional basketball player born in Hawaii who currently serves as a color commentator in the Philippine Basketball ...more

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Frédéric Adjiwanou is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Frédéric Adjiwanou

2002–2005

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Frank Kudelka is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Frank Kudelka

1946–1949

Frank Carl Kudelka, nicknamed Apples, was an American National Basketball Association player. In his first two years at Saint Mary's College of California, Kudelka averaged 18.1 points per game. ...more

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Steve Gray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Gray

1960-1963

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Ron Livingstone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Livingstone Center

1946–1947

George Ronald "Ron" Livingstone was an American professional basketball player. Livingstone was the sixth overall pick in the 1949 BAA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets. He played for ...more

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Garrett Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Garrett Jackson

2013–2015

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LaRoy Doss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
LaRoy Doss

1956–1959