ncaa The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
194 votes 44 voters 39 items

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

SMU basketball fans, we’re ranking the best SMU Mustangs of all-time. This list of SMU 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 Southern Methodist University men's basketball team history include Sterling Brown, Semi Ojeleye, Ira Terrell, and Quinton Ross. Who is the best SMU Mustang ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Southern Methodist Mustangs roster has the starting five: Elijah Landrum, Jahmal McMurray, Jimmy Whitt, Ben Emelogu, and Akoy Agau.

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

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Quinton Ross is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Quinton Ross Shooting guard, Small forward - 1999–2003

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Sterling Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Sterling Brown 2013–2017

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Semi Ojeleye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Semi Ojeleye 2016–2017

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Adrian Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Adrian Caldwell Center - 1986–1987

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Ira Terrell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Ira Terrell Power forward, Center - 1972–1976

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Jordan Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jordan Dickerson Center - 2012–2013

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Charlie Beasley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Charlie Beasley 1964–1967

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Brad Branson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Brad Branson Power forward

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Gene Phillips is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Gene Phillips 1968-1971

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Dwight Freeman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Dwight Freeman 1979–1981

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Jalen Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jalen Jones Guard - 2011–2013

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Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jon Koncak Center - 1981–1985

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Jim Krebs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Krebs Power forward, Center - 1954–1957

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Nick Russell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Nick Russell Guard - 2012–2014

The Best Oklahoma Sooners Basketball Players Ever

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Denny Holman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Denny Holman 1964–1967

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Doak Walker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Doak Walker 1944-1945

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Bamba Fall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Bamba Fall Center - 2005–2009

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Oscar Furlong is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Oscar Furlong 1953-1956

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Jimmy Stewart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jimmy Stewart 1921–1924

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Mouhammad Faye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Mouhammad Faye 2008–2010

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Dummy Lynch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Dummy Lynch 1940-1943

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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Nic Moore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Nic Moore 2013–2016

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Ike Ofoegbu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Ike Ofoegbu 2004–2007

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Ričmonds Vilde is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Ričmonds Vilde 2010–2012

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Tom Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Wilson 2016–2017

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Jeryl Sasser is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jeryl Sasser Point guard, Shooting guard - 1997–2001

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Yanick Moreira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Yanick Moreira 2013–2015

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Shake Milton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Shake Milton 2015–2018

Evolution of Female Pro Wrestlers

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Carlton McKinney is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Carlton McKinney 1986–1988

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Jemeil Rich is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jemeil Rich 1994–1997

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Courtland Sutton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Courtland Sutton 2014-2016

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Carroll Hooser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Carroll Hooser 1963-1966

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Ben Moore is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Ben Moore 2013–2017

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Gerald Lewis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Gerald Lewis 1989–1993

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Billy Pharis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Billy Pharis 2001-2002

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Roy Pugh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Roy Pugh Center - 1942–194

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Jimmy Kitts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Jimmy Kitts 1919–1922

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Whitey Baccus is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Whitey Baccus 1938-1947

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Rick Herrscher is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest SMU Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Herrscher 1955-1958