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The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated June 17, 2020 1.8k votes 420 voters 5.9k views 47 items

List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Hokies history based only on the player's college career.

Virginia Tech basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Virginia Tech Hokies of all-time. This list of Virginia Tech 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 Virginia Tech University men's basketball team history include Dell Curry, Bimbo Coles, Jeff Allen, and Eddie Lucas. Who is the best Virginia Tech Hokie ever?

In the 2018-19 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Virginia Tech Hokies roster includes Isaiah Wilkins, Wabaissa Bede, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Justin Robinson, Jonathan Kabongo, Brendan Palmer, Ahmed Hill, P.J. Horne, Landers Nolley II, Tyrece Radford, Ty Outlaw, and Kerry Blackshear, Jr. 

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

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Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Harrisonburg, Virginia

Age: 55

Teams: Utah Jazz, Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks

1982–1986

Wardell Stephen "Dell" Curry I (born June 25, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1986 until 2002 ...more

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Bimbo Coles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Virginia

Age: 51

Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat

1986–1990

Vernell Eufaye "Bimbo" Coles (born April 22, 1968) is a retired American basketball player. Coles was a standout at Greenbrier East High School in Lewisburg, West Virginia. He played ...more
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Eddie Lucas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Lucas Shooting guard from Groton, Connecticut

Age: 44

1997–1999

Edward Howard "Eddie" Lucas (born July 14, 1975) is an American retired professional basketball player and current production manager for Highland Construction Lucas was taken with the ...more
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Malcolm Delaney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 30

2007–2011

Malcolm Hakeem Delaney (born March 11, 1989) is an American professional basketball player last played for the Atlanta Hawks. He is from Baltimore, Maryland, and attended Towson Catholic High ...more
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Justin Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
jacofrom added Justin Robinson

Number: Point Gaurd

Point guard player

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Ace Custis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Ace Custis

1993-1997

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Allan Bristow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 68

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers

1970–1973

Allan Mercer Bristow, Jr. (born August 23, 1951) is a retired American professional basketball player, coach, and executive. Bristow played college basketball at Virginia Tech, and was selected ...more
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Erick Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time

2009–2013

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Deron Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from New Orleans, Louisiana

Age: 34

2004–2008

Deron Washington (born December 12, 1985) is an American basketball player who last played for Reyer Venezia of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He played in college for the Virginia Tech ...more
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Kerry Blackshear Jr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
jacofrom added Kerry Blackshear Jr

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Zabian Dowdell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Zabian Dowdell Point guard from Pahokee, Florida

Age: 35

2003–2007

 

Zabian Dowdell (born September 10, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Pistoia Basket 2000 of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A. Born in Pahokee, Florida, he played ...more
12
Dennis Mims is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Dennis Mims

Age: 39

1999–2001

Dennis Mims (born October 15, 1980) is an American professional basketball player. He assumes Turkish citizenship. He joined Beşiktaş Cola Turka for 2008-09 season. Played in Eurocup, Baltic ...more
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Jeff Allen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 32

2007–2011

Jeff Allen is a professional basketball player.
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Zach LeDay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Zach LeDay Forward from The Colony, Texas

2015–2017

Zach LeDay is a basketball player who plays for South Florida Bulls men's basketball.
15
Jamon Gordon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Jamon Gordon Point guard and Shooting guard from Jacksonville, Florida

Age: 35

2003–2007

Jamon Alfred Lucas Gordon (born July 18, 1984) is an American former professional basketball player. Standing at 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) he played the point guard and shooting guard positions. He ...more
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Seth Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Evan Gittelman added Seth Allen

Age: 25

Teams: Virgini

Seth Allen is a basketball guard who plays for the Maryland Terrapins.
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Perry Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Perry Young

Age: 52

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls

1981-1985

Perry Young is a retired professional basketball shooting guard who played one season in the National Basketball Association with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Chicago Bulls during the ...more
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Jarell Eddie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Forward from Tampa, Florida

Age: 28

Number: 31

2010–2014

Jarell Eddie is a basketball player.
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Dorian Finney-Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Dorian Finney-Smith

2011–2012

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Wayne Robinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Wayne Robinson

Age: 61

Teams: Detroit Pistons

1976–1980

Wayne Howard Robinson (born April 19, 1958) is a retired American basketball player. He was a 6'8", 217 lb forward. In the 1980 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers drafted him in the second ...more
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Ángel Daniel Vass... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Ángel Daniel Vassallo

Age: 33

2005–2009

Ángel Daniel Vassallo Colón (born April 21, 1986) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player. After completing his high school education, he played for the Tigers of Hargrave ...more
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Nickeil Alexander-Walker... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Hokies05 added Shooting guard from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Teams: New Orleans Pelicans

Nickeil Alexander-Walker (born September 2, 1998) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more
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Ty Outlaw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
jacofrom added Ty Outlaw
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Coleman Collins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Coleman Collins Forward from Princeton, New Jersey

Age: 29

Number: 18

2003–2007

Coleman Alexander Collins is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for BCM Gravelines of the LNB Pro A.
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Tic Price is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time
Tic Price

1976–1979