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

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated April 12, 2020 7.1k votes 907 voters 16.1k views 51 items

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.

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Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from New York City, New York

1981–1985

2
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from New York City, New York, United States of America

1983–1987

3
Walter Berry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from New York City, New York

1984–1986

4
Malik Sealy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard from New York City, New York, United States of America

1988–1992

 

5
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from Queensbridge, New York City, New York, United States of America

1997–1999

6
Felipe López is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Felipe López Shooting guard from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
7
Marcus Hatten is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Hatten

2001–2003

8
D'Angelo Harrison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
D'Angelo Harrison

2011–2015

9
Jayson Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Ritter, South Carolina, United States of America

1987–1990

10
Bill Wennington is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Montreal, Canada

1981–1985

11
Dwight Hardy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Dwight Hardy

2009–2011

12
Tony Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Jackson

1958–1961

13
Shamorie Ponds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
billyperrone22 added
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Erick Barkley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1998–2000

15
Sonny Dove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1964–1967

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

1943–1949

17
Maurice Harkless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward from New York City, New York

2011–2012

 

18
Sir’Dominic Pointer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Sir’Dominic Pointer Guard and Forward from Detroit, Michigan

2011–2015

19
D. J. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2007–2011

 

20
Lavor Postell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Lavor Postell

1996–2000

21
Al McGuire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1947–1951

22
Willie Glass is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Willie Glass

1983-1987

23
Frank McGuire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1933–1936

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Billy Schaeffer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Rich added Billy Schaeffer
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Zendon Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward and Center from Floral Park, New York

1994–1998