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

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

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

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

1943–1949

8
Jayson Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1987–1990

9
Bill Wennington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1981–1985

10
Al McGuire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1947–1951

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

1958–1961

12
Maurice Harkless is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2011–2012

 

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

1964–1967

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

1933–1936

15
Zendon Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1994–1998

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

2001–2003

17
D'Angelo Harrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
D'Angelo Harrison

2011–2015

18
Willie Glass is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Willie Glass

1983-1987

19
Erick Barkley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time

1998–2000

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

1956–1959

21
Sir’Dominic Pointer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Sir’Dominic Pointer Guard, Forward

2011–2015

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

1988–1992

 

23
Billy Schaeffer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Rich added Billy Schaeffer Forward
24
Lavor Postell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest St. John's Basketball Players of All Time
Lavor Postell

1996–2000

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

2003–2007