College Sports The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time  

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

West Virginia basketball fans, we’re ranking the best West Virginia Mountaineers of all-time. This list of West 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 West Virginia University men's basketball team history include Jerry West, Steve Berger, Rod Thorn, and Da'Sean Butler. Who is the best West Virginia Mountaineer ever?

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

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1
116 12
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

1957 - 1960

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1959)

2
102 35
Jevon Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2014 - 2018

3
90 30
Da'Sean Butler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Da'Sean Butler Small forward, Power forward

2006 - 2010

4
54 16
Rod Hundley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

1954 - 1957

5
48 15
Rod Thorn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

1960 - 1963

6
51 22
Kevin Pittsnogle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2002 - 2006

7
42 18
Kevin Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Forward, Power forward

2008 - 2012

8
35 18
Juwan Staten is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Juwan Staten Guard

2012 - 2015

9
41 24
Joe Alexander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Alexander Power forward

2005 - 2008

10
44 27
Mike Gansey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2004 - 2006

11
31 16
Ron Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Williams Guard

1965 - 1968

12
38 23
Devin Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2008 - 2010

13
39 25
Bob Huggins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1975 - 1977

14
27 15
Devin Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Devin Williams Power forward

2013 - 2016

15
23 12
Greg Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Greg Jones Guard

1979 - 1983

16
23 13
Jaysean Paige is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jaysean Paige Point guard

2014 - 2016

17
16 7
Lowes Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lowes Moore Point guard

1976 - 1980

18
18 9
Wil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wil Robinson Guard

1969 - 1972

19
30 21
Alex Ruoff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Alex Ruoff Shooting guard, Small forward

2005 - 2009

20
23 15
Dale Blaney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Dale Blaney Shooting guard

 1986 - 1987

21
12 5
Fred Schaus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1946 - 1949

22
13 6
Mark Workman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1949 - 1952

23
14 9
Marcus Goree is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Goree Power forward, Center

1996 - 2000

24
23 19
Darryl Bryant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Darryl Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard

2008 - 2012

25
16 12
Jerome Anderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jerome Anderson Shooting guard

1972 - 1975

26
13 9
Frank Young is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Frank Young Forward

2003 - 2007

27
11 7
Ira Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ira Rodgers

1915 - 1919

28
9 5
Tony Robertson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Robertson Shooting guard

1978 - 1979

29
5 2
Ed Beach is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ed Beach Forward

1946 - 1950

30
18 16
Gary Browne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gary Browne Point guard

2011 - 2015

31
11 10
Gordon Malone is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gordon Malone Forward

1995 - 1997

32
10 9
James Gronninger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
James Gronninger

1903 - 1906

33
18 18
D'or Fischer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
D'or Fischer Power forward, Center

2003 – 2005

34
16 16
Johannes Herber is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Johannes Herber Shooting guard

2002 - 2006

35
12 12
Luke Bonner is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Luke Bonner Center

2004 - 2005

36
8 8
Lloyd Sharrar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lloyd Sharrar Center

1955 - 1958

37
5 5
Fred Graham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Fred Graham Forward

1921 - 1925 

38
5 5
Bobby Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Bobby Smith Guard

1956 - 1959

39
5 5
Marshall Glenn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Marshall Glenn Quarterback

1927 - 1930

40
11 12
Casey Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Casey Mitchell Shooting guard

2009–2011

41
11 12
Gale Catlett is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gale Catlett Forward

1960 - 1963

42
3 3
Charles Hockenberry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Charles Hockenberry

1938 - 1939

43
10 11
Jay Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jay Jacobs Guard

1956 -1958

44
8 9
Chris Moss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Moss Power forward

1997 - 2001

45
16 19
Deniz Kılıçlı is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2010 - 2013

46
10 13
Kevin Noreen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Kevin Noreen Forward

2010 - 2015

47
5 8
Wayne Yearwood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wayne Yearwood Forward

1986 -1987

48
4 8
Joe Stydahar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Stydahar

1936 - 1937

49
6 11
Aaric Murray is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Aaric Murray Center

2012 - 2013

50
14 21
Patrick Beilein is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Patrick Beilein Guard

2002 - 2006