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The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated November 5, 2019 470 votes 137 voters 3.3k views 30 items

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
Point guard / Shooting guard from Maryborough, Australia

Age: 29

Number: 18

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers

2009–2013

Matthew William Dellavedova (born 8 September 1990) is an Australian professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...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 from Canberra, Australia

Age: 31

Number: 8

Teams: San Antonio Spurs

2007–2009

Patrick Sammy Mills (born 11 August 1988) is an Australian professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mills was selected by the ...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

Age: 53

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, + more

1983–1985

Brian Keith Shaw (born March 22, 1966) is an American former professional basketball player and former head coach for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He could ...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 from San Ramon, California

Age: 31

2006–2010

Omar Hassan Samhan (born November 3, 1988) is an American-Egyptian professional basketball player for Mineros de Zacatecas of the Mexican LNBP. He played college basketball for Saint Mary's ...more
5
Daniel Kickert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Daniel Kickert

2002–2006

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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

Age: 30

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
7
Diamon Simpson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Diamon Simpson Power forward from California

Age: 31

2005–2009

Diamon Simpson is an American professional basketball player who plays for CB Estudiantes in the Spanish ACB League.
8
Adam Caporn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Adam Caporn

Age: 37

2001–2003

9
Peter Thibeaux is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Peter Thibeaux

1979-1983

10
E. J. Rowland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
E. J. Rowland

Age: 36

2003–2005

Earl Jerrod "E. J." Rowland (born May 18, 1983) is an American-born Bulgarian professional basketball player for Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), ...more
11
Ali Peek is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Ali Peek

Age: 44

1992–1995

Albert Henry "Ali" Peek (born February 13, 1975) is a Filipino-American retired professional basketball player. During his playing days, he played mostly at the center position, ...more
12
Jock Landale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Jock Landale (born October 25, 1995) is an Australian college basketball player, currently a senior at Saint Mary's College of California. Landale scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in an ...more
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Eric Schraeder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Eric Schraeder

Age: 42

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
14
Joe Coleman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Coleman Guard from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Age: 26

2014–2015

Joe Coleman is a basketball player for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team.
15
Tom Meschery is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from Harbin, China

Age: 81

Teams: Philadelphia Warriors, Seattle Supersonics, San Francisco Warriors

1958–1961

Thomas Nicholas Meschery (born Tomislav Nikolayevich Meshcheryakov (Russian: Томислав Николаевич Мещеряков); October 26, 1938) is a Russian American former professional basketball player. He was ...more
16
Ron Livingstone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Livingstone

Age: Dec. at 66 (1925-1991)

Teams: Baltimore Bullets, Philadelphia Warriors

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

Age: 56

Teams: Sacramento Kings

1981–1985

David D. Cooke (born September 27, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player who had a brief career with the National Basketball Association's Sacramento Kings. Born in ...more
18
Mitchell Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Mitchell Young

Age: 25

Number: 3

2009–2013

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

1985–1989

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

1956–1959

21
Frédéric A... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Frédéric Adjiwanou

2002–2005

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

1994-1996 

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

Age: 24

Number: 0

2012–2014

Matt Hodgson is a basketball player who plays for Saint Mary's Gaels men's basketball team.
24
Clint Steindl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Saint Mary's Basketball Players of All Time
Clint Steindl

2008–2012

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

Age: 24

Number: 14

2010–2014

Stephen Holt is a basketball player who plays for Saint Mary's Gaels men's basketball team.