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?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the West Virginia Mountaineers roster has the starting five: James Bolden, Jevon Carter, Wesley Harris, Esa Ahmad, and Sagaba Konate.

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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Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

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Da'Sean Butler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Da'Sean Butler 2006–2010

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Jevon Carter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jevon Carter 2014–2018

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Rod Hundley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Rod Hundley 1954–1957

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Rod Thorn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Rod Thorn 1960–1963

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Kevin Pittsnogle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Kevin Pittsnogle Power forward, Center - 2002–2006

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Joe Alexander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Alexander 2005–2008

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Ron Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Williams

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Kevin Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Kevin Jones Forward, Power forward - 2008–2012

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Juwan Staten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Juwan Staten Guard - (2012–2015

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Dale Blaney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Dale Blaney  1986–1987

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Mike Gansey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mike Gansey Shooting guard - 2004–2006

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Bob Huggins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Huggins 1975–1977

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Greg Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Greg Jones 1979–1983

The Greatest Virginia Tech Basketball Players of All Time

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Mark Workman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Mark Workman Center - 1949–1952

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Lowes Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lowes Moore 1976–1980

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Wil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wil Robinson 1969–1972

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Alex Ruoff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Alex Ruoff 2005–2009

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Devin Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Devin Ebanks Small forward - 2008–2010

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Marcus Goree is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Marcus Goree Power forward, Center - 1996–2000

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Devin Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Devin Williams 2013–2016

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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Jerome Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jerome Anderson 1972–1975

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Jaysean Paige is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jaysean Paige (2014–2016

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Fred Schaus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Fred Schaus 1946–1949

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D'or Fischer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
D'or Fischer 2003–2005

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Jay Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jay Jacobs 1956 -1958

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Ira Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ira Rodgers 1915–1919

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Bobby Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Bobby Smith 1956–1959

The Dirtiest NFL Players of All Time

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Darryl Bryant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Darryl Bryant 2008–2012

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Gordon Malone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gordon Malone 1995-1997

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James Gronninger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
James Gronninger 1903-1906

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Frank Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Frank Young 2003–2007

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Tony Robertson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Tony Robertson 1978–1979

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Ed Beach is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ed Beach 1946–1950

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Johannes Herber is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Johannes Herber 2002–2006

37 Celebrities Who Played High School Basketball

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Patrick Beilein is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Patrick Beilein 2002–2006

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Lloyd Sharrar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lloyd Sharrar 1955–1958

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Gary Browne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gary Browne Guard - 2011–2015

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Luke Bonner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Luke Bonner 2004–2005

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Marshall Glenn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Marshall Glenn 1927–1930

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Fred Graham is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Fred Graham 1921-1925 

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Paul Popovich is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Paul Popovich 1960-1961

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

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Charles Hockenberry is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Charles Hockenberry 1938–1939

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Gale Catlett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Gale Catlett 1960–1963

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Kevin Noreen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Kevin Noreen Forward - 2010–2015

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Chris Moss is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Chris Moss Power forward

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Squint Phares is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Squint Phares 1935–1938

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Roy Lester is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Roy Lester 1946–1949

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Wayne Yearwood is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wayne Yearwood 1986-1987

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Joe Stydahar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Stydahar 1936-1937