College Basketball The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Huskies history based only on the player's college career.

Washington basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Washington Huskies of all-time. This list of Washington 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 Washington men's basketball team history include Markelle Fultz, Isaiah Thomas, Brandon Roy, Terrence Ross, Nate Robinson, and Detlef Schrempf. Who is the best Washington Husky ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Washington Huskies roster has the starting five: David Crisp, Jaylen Nowell, Matisse Thybulle, Noah Dickerson, and Sam Timmins. 

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Washington basketball players in Huskies history. Feel free to add any Husky freshmen, NBA rookies, or Washington alumni missing from the list.

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1
37 6
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2008–2011

2
28 8
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard -

2002–2005

3
30 11
Brandon Roy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward -

2002–2006

4
25 7
Terrence Ross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time

2010–2012

5
28 10
Markelle Fultz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time

2016-2017

6
23 6
Dejounte Murray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time

2015–2016

7
23 7
Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward -

1981–1985

8
11 3
Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

2006–2007

9
10 3
Justin Holiday is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Forward -

2007–2011

10
10 4
Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time

2015–2016

11
13 7
Quincy Pondexter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward -

2006–2010

12
9 4
Ralph Bishop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Ralph Bishop

1933–1936

13
6 2
James Edwards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1973–1977

14
6 3
Steve Hawes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1969-1972

15
6 3
Tony Wroten is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard -

2011–2012

16
3 0
Jon Brockman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Jon Brockman Power forward -

2005–2009

17
3 1
Todd MacCulloch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1995–1999

18
2 0
Charles Dudley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Charles Dudley

1970–1972

19
2 0
Mark Sanford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Mark Sanford

1994–1997

20
2 0
Christian Welp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Christian Welp

1983–1987

21
2 0
Lars Hansen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1972–1976

22
2 0
Phil Zevenbergen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1985–1987

23
2 0
Bob Houbregs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1950–1953

24
2 1
C.J. Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
C.J. Wilcox

2010–2014

25
1 0
Bill Hanson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Bill Hanson Center -

1959–1962

26
0 0
Jack Nichols is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Nichols Power forward, Center -

1943–1948

27
0 0
Lorenzo Romar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time

1978–1980

28
0 0
Louie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time

1970–1973