NCAA The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Red Storm history based only on the player's college career.

St. John's basketball fans, we’re ranking the best St. John's Red Storm of all-time. This list of St. John'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 St. John's University men's basketball team history include Mark Jackson, Chris Mullin, Metta World Peace, and Malik Sealy. Who is the best St. John's Red Storm ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the St. John's Red Storm roster has the starting five: Shamorie Ponds, Justin Simon, Bashir Ahmed, Marvin Clark, Jr., and Tariq Owens. 

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest St. John's basketball players in Red Storm history. Feel free to add any Red Storm freshmen, NBA rookies, or St. John's alumni missing from the list.

list ordered by

1
43 5
Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1981–1985

2
35 9
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

1983–1987

3
32 13
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

1997–1999

4
24 8
Malik Sealy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

1988–1992

 

5
23 8
Walter Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1984–1986

6
16 5
Marcus Hatten is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Hatten

2001–2003

7
15 5
Frank McGuire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1933–1936

8
16 6
Al McGuire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1947–1951

9
20 10
Felipe López is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

10
15 6
Jayson Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1987–1990

11
14 6
Dick McGuire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1943–1949

12
14 6
Lavor Postell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Lavor Postell

1996–2000

13
15 7
Tony Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Jackson

1958–1961

14
16 8
Bill Wennington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1981–1985

15
17 9
Maurice Harkless is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2011–2012

 

16
9 2
Dwight Hardy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Dwight Hardy

2009–2011

17
13 6
Sonny Dove is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1964–1967

18
14 7
Erick Barkley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Erick Barkley

1998–2000

19
9 3
JaKarr Sampson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Forward -

2012–2014

20
10 4
D'Angelo Harrison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
D'Angelo Harrison

2011–2015

21
12 6
Zendon Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1994–1998

22
13 7
Sir’Dominic Pointer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Sir’Dominic Pointer Guard, Forward -

2011–2015

23
11 6
Alan Seiden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Alan Seiden

1956–1959

24
9 4
Willie Glass is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Willie Glass

1983-1987

25
9 4
Lamont Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Lamont Hamilton

2003–2007

26
7 2
Paris Horne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Paris Horne

2007–2011

 

27
8 3
D. J. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward, Guard -

2007–2011

 

28
6 2
Ron Rowan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Rowan

1984–1986

29
8 5
James Scott is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
James Scott

1993–1995

30
6 3
Robert Werdann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Robert Werdann Center -

1988–1992

 

31
5 2
Shelton Jones is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1984–1988

32
7 5
Omar Cook is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2000–2001

33
6 4
Shawnelle Scott is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1990–1994

34
7 6
Rowan Barrett is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1992–1996

35
5 5
Phil Greene IV is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Phil Greene IV

2011-2015

36
3 4
Eugene Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Eugene Lawrence

2004–2008

37
3 4
Justin Burrell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Justin Burrell Point guard -

2009-2011

38
3 4
Justin Brownlee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Justin Brownlee

2009–2011

39
4 7
Durand Johnson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Durand Johnson Forward -

2015-2016

40
2 5
Sean Evans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Sean Evans

2007–2011

41
3 8
Orlando Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Orlando Sánchez

2013–2014