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

1979–1983

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

2011–2016

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

1988–1992

4
Ty Jerome is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
jfournier26 added Ty Jerome 2016-2019
5
Joe Harris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

2010–2014

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

1972–1976

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

1977–1981

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

2007–2012

9
Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1983–1986

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

2012–2015

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

1991–1995

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

1970–1973

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

1987–1991

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

1982–1984

15
Sean Singletary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2004–2008

16
Curtis Staples is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Curtis Staples

1994–1998

17
Junior Burrough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Junior Burrough Power forward

1991–1995

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

1980–1984

19
Roger Mason, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

1999–2002

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

2013–2016

21
London Perrantes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
London Perrantes

2013–2017

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

1952–1955

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

1977-1981

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

1980–1984

25
Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jim Miller

1981-1985