College Basketball The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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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
44 8
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2006-2007

2
29 5
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

2004-2006

3
20 7
P. J. Tucker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2004-2006

4
20 7
Myles Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

2014-2015

5
23 10
Tristan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

2010-2011

6
26 13
T. J. Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2001-2003

7
18 6
D. J. Augustin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2006-2008

8
22 11
Damion James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2006-2010

9
15 7
Chris Mihm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1997-2000

10
13 6
Travis Mays is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Travis Mays

1986-1990

11
13 6
Terrence Rencher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Terrence Rencher Point guard -

1991-1995

12
14 7
Johnny Moore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

1975-1979

13
15 8
LaSalle Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1979-1982

14
7 2
Lance Blanks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Lance Blanks

1988-1990

15
11 6
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
9 5
Joey Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Joey Wright

1988-1991

17
8 4
James Thomas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
James Thomas Power forward -

2000-2004

18
5 2
Ron Baxter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Baxter

1976-1980

19
7 5
Kris Clack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Kris Clack Small forward -

1995-1999

20
5 3
Reggie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Reggie Freeman

1993-1997

21
5 3
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time

1943-1949

22
5 4
Raymond Downs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Raymond Downs

1954-1957

23
4 3
Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Larry Robinson

1969-1972

24
3 3
Brad Buckman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Brad Buckman

2002-2006

25
5 6
Albert Burditt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Albert Burditt Power forward -

1990-1994

26
2 3
Connor Atchley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Connor Atchley

2005-2009

27
2 3
Alex Broadway is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
Alex Broadway

1984-1988

28
4 6
B. J. Tyler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Texas Basketball Players of All Time
B. J. Tyler

1991-1994