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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.

list ordered by
1
Brandon Roy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

2002–2006

2
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2008–2011

3
Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

1981–1985

4
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2002–2005

5
Terrence Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Shooting guard

2010–2012

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

2015–2016

7
Justin Holiday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Forward

2007–2011

8
Quincy Pondexter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2006–2010

9
James Edwards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1973–1977

10
Jon Brockman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Jon Brockman Power forward

2005–2009

11
Bob Houbregs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1950–1953

12
Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center

2006–2007

13
Markelle Fultz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Point guard

2016-2017

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

1969-1972

15
Todd MacCulloch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1995–1999

16
Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2015–2016

17
C.J. Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
C.J. Wilcox Shooting Guard

2010–2014

18
Christian Welp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Christian Welp Center

1983–1987

19
Jaylen Nowell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
danielledhawn added Jaylen Nowell Shooting Guard

2017–2019

20
Tony Wroten is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2011–2012

21
Charles Dudley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Charles Dudley Point Guard

1970–1972

22
Jack Nichols is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Nichols Power forward, Center

1943–1948

23
Mark Sanford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Mark Sanford Forward, Guard

1994–1997

24
Ralph Bishop is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Ralph Bishop Forward

1933–1936

25
Lars Hansen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1972–1976