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The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

Updated November 21, 2019 2.9k votes 467 voters 8.5k views38 items

List RulesUpvote 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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  • Kevin Durant1
    291
    29

    Kevin Durant

    Small forward

    2006-2007

  • LaMarcus Aldridge2
    201
    32

    LaMarcus Aldridge

    Power forward, Center

    2004-2006

  • T. J. Ford3
    156
    73

    T. J. Ford

    Point guard

    2001-2003

  • P. J. Tucker4
    136
    61

    P. J. Tucker

    Small forward

    2004-2006

  • D. J. Augustin5
    111
    46

    D. J. Augustin

    Point guard

    2006-2008

  • Myles Turner6
    127
    61

    Myles Turner

    Center

    2014-2015

  • Tristan Thompson7
    105
    69

    Tristan Thompson

    Power forward

    2010-2011

  • Travis Mays8
    61
    38

    Travis Mays

    Shooting guard

    1986-1990

  • LaSalle Thompson9
    61
    43

    LaSalle Thompson

    Power forward, Center

    1979-1982

  • Terrence Rencher10
    49
    37

    Terrence Rencher

    Point guard

    1991-1995

  • Chris Mihm11
    53
    45

    1997-2000

  • B. J. Tyler12
    40
    30

    B. J. Tyler

    Point guard

    1991-1994

  • A. J. Abrams13
    45
    37

    A. J. Abrams

    Point guard

    2005-2009

  • Johnny Moore14
    46
    39

    Johnny Moore

    Point guard

    1975-1979

  • Kris Clack15
    38
    29

    Kris Clack

    Small forward

    1995-1999

  • Reggie Freeman16
    30
    22

    Reggie Freeman

    Shooting Guard

    1993-1997

  • James Thomas17
    33
    25

    James Thomas

    Power forward

    2000-2004

  • Damion James18
    55
    54

    Damion James

    Small forward

    2006-2010

  • Lance Blanks19
    30
    23

    Lance Blanks

    Point guard, Shooting Guard

    1988-1990

  • Ron Baxter20
    21
    18

    Ron Baxter

    Forward

    1976-1980

  • Slater Martin21
    27
    27

    Slater Martin

    Point guard

    1943-1949

  • Larry Robinson22
    19
    22

    Larry Robinson

    Small Forward, Shooting guard

    1969-1972

  • Joey Wright23
    24
    30

    Joey Wright

    Point guard

    1988-1991

  • Brad Buckman24
    16
    20

    Brad Buckman

    Small Forward

    2002-2006

  • 25
    7
    11

    Andrew Jones

    Guard

    2016-present