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The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated June 15, 2020 5.4k votes 872 voters 18.5k views 52 items

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
Ralph Sampson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States of America

1979–1983

2
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Malcolm Brogdon Shooting guard and Point guard from Norcross, Georgia

2011–2016

3
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard from Virginia

1988–1992

4
Joe Harris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard / Small forward from Chelan, Washington

2010–2014

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

1977–1981

6
Kyle Guy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
baskethq added
7
Ty Jerome is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
jfournier26 added Ty Jerome
8
Sean Singletary is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2004–2008

9
Mike Scott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Forward and Power forward from Chesapeake, Virginia

2007–2012

10
Justin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Guard from Montross, Virginia

2012–2015

11
Wally Walker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1972–1976

12
Cory Alexander is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1991–1995

13
Barry Parkhill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Barry Parkhill

1970–1973

14
John Crotty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1987–1991

15
Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center from Port-au-Prince, Haiti

1983–1986

16
Junior Burrough is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Junior Burrough Power forward from Charlotte, North Carolina

1991–1995

17
London Perrantes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
London Perrantes

2013–2017

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

1994–1998

19
Othell Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Othell Wilson

1980–1984

20
Rick Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1982–1984

21
Roger Mason, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Washington, D.C.

1999–2002

22
Anthony Gill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Anthony Gill

2013–2016

23
Buzzy Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Buzzy Wilkinson

1952–1955

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

1977-1981

25
Travis Watson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
kyle07tho added Travis Watson Power forward and Center from San Antonio, Texas