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The Greatest Temple Basketball Players of All Time

Updated November 19, 2019 3.3k votes 509 voters 11.8k views57 items

List RulesUpvote the best basketball players in Owls history based only on the player's college career.

Temple basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Temple Owls of all-time. This list of Temple 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 Temple University men's basketball team history include Eddie Jones, Tim Perry, Aaron McKie, and Marc Jackson. Who is the best Temple Owl ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Temple Owls roster has the starting five: Josh Brown, Shizz Alston, Quinton Rose, Obi Enechionyia, and Ernest Aflakpui.

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

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  • Aaron McKie1
    151
    45

    Aaron McKie

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1991–1994

  • Mark Macon2
    184
    66

    Mark Macon

    Shooting guard, point guard

    1987–1991

  • Eddie Jones3
    169
    59

    Eddie Jones

    Shooting guard

    1991–1994

  • Guy Rodgers4
    95
    33

    Guy Rodgers

    Point guard

    1955–1958

  • Marc Jackson5
    82
    26

    Marc Jackson

    Power forward, Center

    1995–1997

  • Hal Lear6
    74
    21

    Hal Lear

    Point guard

    1953–1956

  • Lynn Greer7
    90
    38

    Lynn Greer

    Point guard, shooting guard

    1997–2002

  • Terence Stansbury8
    66
    18

    Terence Stansbury

    Shooting guard

    1980–1984

  • Tim Perry9
    73
    27

    Tim Perry

    Power forward

    1984–1988

  • Rick Brunson10
    74
    30

    Rick Brunson

    Point guard

    1991–1995

  • Juan Ignacio Sánchez11
    69
    29

    1996–2000

  • Dionte Christmas12
    64
    26

    Dionte Christmas

    Shooting guard

    2005–2009

  • Bill Mlkvy13
    52
    18

    Bill Mlkvy

    Small forward

    1949–1952

  • Nate Blackwell14
    47
    15

    1983–1987

  • Khalif Wyatt15
    72
    39

    Khalif Wyatt

    Shooting guard

    2009–2013

  • Mardy Collins16
    41
    13

    Mardy Collins

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    2002–2006

  • Lavoy Allen17
    51
    24

    Lavoy Allen

    Power forward

    2007–2011

  • Mike Vreeswyk18
    47
    20

    Mike Vreeswyk

    Small forward

    1985–1989

  • Mark Karcher19
    43
    16

    Mark Karcher

    Forward

    1998-2000

  • David Hawkins20
    37
    11

    David Hawkins

    Shooting guard, small forward

    2000–2004

  • Mark Strickland21
    43
    23

    Mark Strickland

    Small forward, power forward

    1989–1992

  • Granger Hall22
    34
    13

    Granger Hall

    Power forward

    1980–1985

  • Duane Causwell23
    36
    16

    1986–1990

  • Donald Hodge24
    29
    11

    Donald Hodge

    Power forward, Center

    1989–1991

  • Harry Litwack25
    30
    12

    Harry Litwack

    Coach

    1927–1930