College Basketball The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time  

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

Texas basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Texas Longhorns of all-time. This list of Texas 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 University of Texas at Austin men's basketball team history include Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Avery Bradley, and Tristan Thompson. Who is the best Texas Longhorn ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Texas Longhorns roster has the starting five: Matt Coleman, Kerwin Roach, Jr., Jase Febres, Dylan Osetkowski, and Mohamed Bamba.

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

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1
115 19
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2006-2007

2
75 16
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2004-2006

3
64 26
T. J. Ford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2001-2003

4
54 20
P. J. Tucker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2004-2006

5
40 20
D. J. Augustin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2006-2008

6
46 25
Myles Turner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

2014-2015

7
43 29
Tristan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2010-2011

8
35 22
Damion James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2006-2010

9
25 13
Travis Mays is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Travis Mays

1986-1990

10
25 14
Johnny Moore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

1975-1979

11
27 16
Chris Mihm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1997-2000

12
27 16
LaSalle Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1979-1982

13
17 8
B. J. Tyler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
B. J. Tyler

1991-1994

14
19 10
Kris Clack is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Kris Clack Small forward

1995-1999

15
25 16
A. J. Abrams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
A. J. Abrams

2005-2009

16
15 7
Lance Blanks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Lance Blanks

1988-1990

17
22 14
Terrence Rencher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Terrence Rencher Point guard

1991-1995

18
13 7
Reggie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Reggie Freeman

1993-1997

19
10 5
Ron Baxter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Baxter

1976-1980

20
14 11
James Thomas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
James Thomas Power forward

2000-2004

21
15 13
Joey Wright is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Joey Wright

1988-1991

22
12 10
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

1943-1949

23
8 7
Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Robinson

1969-1972

24
7 8
Raymond Downs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Raymond Downs

1954-1957

25
6 7
Brad Buckman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Brad Buckman

2002-2006