College Sports The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Cavaliers history based only on the player's college career.

Virginia basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Virginia Cavaliers of all-time. This list of Virginia 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 Virginia men's basketball team history include Ralph Sampson, Malcolm Brogdon, Rick Carlisle, and Sean Singletary. Who is the best Virginia Cavalier ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Virginia Cavaliers roster has the starting five: Kyle Guy, Ty Jerome, Devon Hall, Isaiah Wilkins, and Jack Salt.

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

list ordered by

1
49 3
Ralph Sampson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1979–1983

2
35 10
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

2011–2016

3
27 6
Jeff Lamp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1977–1981

4
24 7
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

1988–1992

5
24 7
Mike Scott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Forward, Power forward -

2007–2012

6
23 7
Sean Singletary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2004–2008

7
15 3
Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1983–1986

8
17 5
Barry Parkhill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Barry Parkhill

1970–1973

9
13 2
Buzzy Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Buzzy Wilkinson

1952–1955

10
16 5
John Crotty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1987–1991

11
16 5
Joe Harris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

2010–2014

12
12 2
Curtis Staples is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Curtis Staples

1994–1998

13
13 3
Junior Burrough is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Junior Burrough Power forward -

1991–1995

14
15 5
Wally Walker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1972–1976

15
19 9
Justin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Guard -

2012–2015

16
14 5
Cory Alexander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1991–1995

17
18 9
Rick Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1982–1984

18
11 3
Othell Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Othell Wilson

1980–1984

19
13 5
London Perrantes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
London Perrantes

2013–2017

20
9 2
Anthony Gill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony Gill

2013–2016

21
7 1
Lee Raker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lee Raker

1977-1981

22
6 1
Akil Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Akil Mitchell

2010–2014

23
6 1
Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Miller

1981-1985

24
7 2
Gus Gerard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1972–1974

25
12 7
Roger Mason, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward -

1999–2002

26
5 1
Devin Hall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
connorcavs added Devin Hall

27
10 7
Darion Atkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Darion Atkins

2011–2015

28
7 5
Jeff Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1978–1982

29
4 2
Marc Iavaroni is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

1974–1978

30
9 8
Mike Tobey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Tobey Forward, Center -

2012–2016

31
6 5
Jamal Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jamal Robinson

1993–1997

32
6 5
Ricky Stokes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ricky Stokes

1980–1984

33
5 4
Steve Castellan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Castellan

1975-1979

34
5 4
Frank DeWitt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Frank DeWitt

1969-1972

35
3 2
Mustapha Farrakhan, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mustapha Farrakhan, Jr. Guard -

2007–2011

36
2 1
Cornel Parker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Cornel Parker

1990–1994

37
2 1
Bill Langloh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Langloh

1973-1977

38
2 1
Scott McCandlish is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Scott McCandlish

1970-1972

39
5 5
Kenton Edelin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Kenton Edelin

1981–1984

40
5 5
Tom Sheehey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Sheehey

1985-1987

41
2 3
Lewis Lattimore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lewis Lattimore

1979-1981

42
2 3
Andrew Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Andrew Kennedy Power forward -

1985–1987

 

43
2 3
Craig Robinson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1981-1983

44
1 2
Herb Busch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Herb Busch

1956-1959

45
1 2
Micheal Eric is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
connorcavs added Forward, Power forward, Center