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.

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Ralph Sampson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ralph Sampson Center - 1979–1983

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Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Malcolm Brogdon 2011–2016

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Jeff Lamp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jeff Lamp 1977–1981

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Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Bryant Stith Shooting guard - 1988–1992

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Sean Singletary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Sean Singletary Point guard - 2004–2008

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Wally Walker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wally Walker 1972–1976

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Barry Parkhill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Barry Parkhill 1970–1973

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Mike Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Scott Forward, Power forward - 2007–2012

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Akil Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Akil Mitchell 2010–2014

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Buzzy Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Buzzy Wilkinson 1952–1955

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Joe Harris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Harris 2010–2014

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John Crotty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
John Crotty 1987–1991

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Justin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Justin Anderson Guard - 2012–2015

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Junior Burrough is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Junior Burrough Power forward - 1991–1995

The Best Basketball Players in Georgetown History

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Othell Wilson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Othell Wilson 1980–1984

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London Perrantes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
London Perrantes 2013–2017

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Rick Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Rick Carlisle 1982–1984

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Curtis Staples is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Curtis Staples 1994–1998

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Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Olden Polynice Center - 1983–1986

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Cory Alexander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Cory Alexander 1991–1995

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Anthony Gill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony Gill 2013–2016

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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Gus Gerard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gus Gerard 1972–1974

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Darion Atkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Darion Atkins 2011–2015

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Lee Raker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lee Raker 1977-1981

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Devin Hall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
connorcavs added Devin Hall

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Roger Mason, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Roger Mason, Jr. Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward - 1999–2002

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Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Miller 1981-1985

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Jeff Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jeff Jones 1978–1982

The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

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Marc Iavaroni is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Marc Iavaroni Small forward - 1974–1978

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Ricky Stokes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ricky Stokes 1980–1984

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Jamal Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jamal Robinson 1993–1997

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Steve Castellan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Steve Castellan 1975-1979

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Kenton Edelin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Kenton Edelin 1981–1984

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Bill Langloh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Langloh 1973-1977

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Scott McCandlish is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Scott McCandlish 1970-1972

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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Mike Tobey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Tobey Forward, Center - 2012–2016

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Tom Sheehey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Sheehey 1985-1987

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Frank DeWitt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Frank DeWitt 1969-1972

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Mustapha Farrakhan, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mustapha Farrakhan, Jr. Guard - 2007–2011

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Cornel Parker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Cornel Parker 1990–1994

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Lewis Lattimore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lewis Lattimore 1979-1981

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Andrew Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Andrew Kennedy Power forward - 1985–1987  

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Craig Robinson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Craig Robinson 1981-1983

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Herb Busch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Herb Busch 1956-1959

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