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The Greatest Villanova Basketball Players of All Time

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Villanova basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Villanova Wildcats of all time. This list of Villanova basketball players includes current and former players, along with the seasons played with the college. Featuring All-Americans, players in the NBA, 2018-2019 Villanova players, and school legends who had their jerseys retired, the top players from Villanova University men's basketball team history include Kerry Kittles, Josh Hart, Hubie White, and Kyle Lowry. Who is the best Villanova Wildcat ever?

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Villanova basketball players in Wildcats history. Feel free to add any Wildcat freshmen, NBA rookies, or Villanova alumni stars missing from the list.

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  • Paul Arizin1

    1947 - 1950

    Paul Joseph Arizin (April 9, 1928 – December 12, 2006), nicknamed "Pitchin' Paul", was an... more on Wikipedia

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    #19 of 213 The Best White Players in NBA History#13 of 135 The Best Small Forwards of All Time

  • Howard Porter2
    277
    98

    Howard Porter

    Power forward, Center

    AgeDec. at 59 (1948-2007)

    BirthplaceStuart, Florida

    TeamsBrooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls

    1968 - 1971

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1971)

  • Ed Pinckney3
    292
    113

    Ed Pinckney

    Power forward

    Age56

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

    1981 - 1985

    NCAA Champion (1985)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1985)

  • Kerry Kittles4
    380
    170

    Kerry Kittles

    Shooting guard

    Age45

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

    TeamsBrooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers

    1992 - 1996

    Kerry Kittles (born June 12, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player who... more on Wikipedia
  • Kyle Lowry5
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    Kyle Lowry

    Point guard

    Age34

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Number3

    TeamsToronto Raptors

    2004 - 2006

    Kyle Terrell Lowry (born March 25, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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    #90 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#28 of 102 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today

  • Jalen Brunson6
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    258

    Jalen Brunson

    Point guard

    Number13

    TeamsDallas Mavericks

    2015 - 2018

    NCAA Champion (2016, 2018)

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    #41 of 86 The Best Second-Generation NBA Players Of All Time#57 of 76 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

  • Josh Hart7
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    Josh Hart

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Number3

    TeamsNew Orleans Pelicans

    2013 - 2017

    NCAA champion (2016)

  • Randy Foye8
    267
    118

    Randy Foye

    Shooting guard

    Age36

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Number8

    TeamsMinnesota Timberwolves

    2002 - 2006

    Randy Foye (born September 24, 1983) is a color analyst of the YES Network and a former... more on Wikipedia
  • Mikal Bridges9
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    157

    Mikal Bridges

    Small forward

    Number25

    TeamsPhoenix Suns

    2015 - 2018

    NCAA Champion (2016, 2018)

  • Ryan Arcidiacono10
    338
    170

    Ryan Arcidiacono

    Point guard

    Age25

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Number51

    TeamsChicago Bulls

    2012 - 2016

    NCAA Champion (2016)

    NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player (2016)

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    #7 of 23 The Hottest NCAA College Basketball Players#25 of 198 The Best NBA Players from Pennsylvania

  • Scottie Reynolds11

    2006 - 2010

    Scottie Reynolds (born October 10, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who... more on Wikipedia
  • Bill Melchionni12

    1963 - 1966

    William P. Melchionni (born October 19, 1944) is an American former National Basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Chris Ford13

    1969 - 1972

    Christopher Joseph Ford (born January 11, 1949) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Doug West14

    1985 - 1989

    Jeffery Douglas West (born May 27, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
  • Wali Jones15

    1961 - 1964

    Walter Jones (born February 14, 1942) is a retired American professional basketball player. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Alvin Williams16
    169
    91

    Alvin Williams

    Point guard

    Age45

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers

    1993 - 1997

    Alvin Leon Williams (born August 6, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • John Pinone17
    137
    68

    John Pinone

    Power forward

    Age58

    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    1979 - 1983

    John Gabriel Pinone Jr. (born February 19, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Allan Ray18
    145
    74

    Allan Ray

    Shooting guard

    Age35

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    TeamsBoston Celtics

    2002 - 2006

    Allan Ray (born June 17, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for Boca Juniors... more on Wikipedia
  • Harold Pressley19

    1982 - 1986

    NCAA champion (1985)

  • Phil Booth20
    183
    116

    Phil Booth

    2014 - 2018

    NCAA champion (2016, 2018)

  • Hubie White21

    1959 - 1962

    Hubie White (born January 26, 1940) is a retired American basketball player. The 6' 3" guard... more on Wikipedia
  • Dwayne McClain22
    103
    55

    Dwayne McClain

    1981 - 1985

    NCAA champion (1985)

  • Curtis Sumpter23
    102
    57

    Curtis Sumpter

    Small forward

    Age35

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    2002 - 2007

    Curtis Sumpter (born January 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Dante Cunningham24
    141
    93

    Dante Cunningham

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age32

    BirthplaceClinton, Maryland

    Number33

    2005 - 2009

    Dante Cunningham (born April 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who was... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniel Ochefu25
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    92

    Daniel Ochefu

    Forward

    BirthplaceArea code 443, Baltimore, Area code 667, United States of America, United States

    2012 - 2016

    NCAA champion (2016)