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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.

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

1957 - 1960

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1959)

2
Rod Hundley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1954 - 1957

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

2014 - 2018

4
Da'Sean Butler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Da'Sean Butler

2006 - 2010

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

1960 - 1963

6
Kevin Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

2008 - 2012

7
Kevin Pittsnogle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

2002 - 2006

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

2004 - 2006

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

2005 - 2008

10
Bob Huggins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

1975 - 1977

11
Greg Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Greg Jones

1979 - 1983

12
Lowes Moore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lowes Moore

1976 - 1980

13
Wil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wil Robinson

1969 - 1972

14
Juwan Staten is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Juwan Staten

2012 - 2015

15
Ron Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Ron Williams

1965 - 1968

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

2013 - 2016

17
Devin Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time

2008 - 2010

18
Jaysean Paige is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jaysean Paige

2014 - 2016

19
Lester Rowe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jerry Dobbins added Lester Rowe
20
Frank Young is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Frank Young

2003 - 2007

21
Alex Ruoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Alex Ruoff

2005 - 2009

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

1949 - 1952

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

 1986 - 1987

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

1946 - 1949

25
Darryl Bryant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Darryl Bryant

2008 - 2012