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The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

Updated June 15, 2020 7.7k votes 1.0k voters 20.7k views48 items

List RulesUpvote 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 Sampson1
    501
    51

    1979–1983

  • Malcolm Brogdon2
    390
    99

    Malcolm Brogdon

    Shooting guard, Point guard

    2011–2016

  • Joe Harris3
    278
    122

    Joe Harris

    Shooting guard / Small forward

    2010–2014

  • De'Andre Hunter4
    95
    10

    De'Andre Hunter

    Small forward
  • Kyle Guy5
    155
    48

    Kyle Guy

    Shooting guard
  • Bryant Stith6
    263
    118

    Bryant Stith

    Shooting guard

    1988–1992

  • Ty Jerome7
    190
    74

    Ty Jerome

    2016-2019
  • Jeff Lamp8
    213
    99

    1977–1981

  • Barry Parkhill9
    138
    59

    Barry Parkhill

    1970–1973

  • Sean Singletary10
    169
    84

    Sean Singletary

    Point guard

    2004–2008

  • Mike Scott11
    182
    95

    Mike Scott

    Forward, Power forward

    2007–2012

  • Wally Walker12
    157
    78

    1972–1976

  • Cory Alexander13
    142
    67

    1991–1995

  • Justin Anderson14
    182
    101

    2012–2015

  • Curtis Staples15
    114
    49

    Curtis Staples

    1994–1998

  • Junior Burrough16
    129
    61

    Junior Burrough

    Power forward

    1991–1995

  • Othell Wilson17
    113
    48

    Othell Wilson

    1980–1984

  • Olden Polynice18
    135
    70

    1983–1986

  • John Crotty19
    128
    68

    1987–1991

  • Roger Mason, Jr.20
    102
    48

    Roger Mason, Jr.

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1999–2002

  • Buzzy Wilkinson21
    96
    43

    Buzzy Wilkinson

    1952–1955

  • Anthony Gill22
    113
    58

    Anthony Gill

    2013–2016

  • London Perrantes23
    135
    79

    London Perrantes

    2013–2017

  • 24
    55
    13

    Travis Watson

    Power forward, Center
  • Lee Raker25
    79
    35

    Lee Raker

    1977-1981