Basketball The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time  

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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

1
222 18
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
120 30
Rod Hundley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

1954 - 1957

3
161 52
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
182 63
Jevon Carter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2014 - 2018

5
90 26
Rod Thorn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

1960 - 1963

6
87 32
Kevin Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Forward, Power forward

2008 - 2012

7
81 40
Mike Gansey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2004 - 2006

8
89 47
Kevin Pittsnogle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2002 - 2006

9
39 12
Lowes Moore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Lowes Moore Point guard

1976 - 1980

10
74 41
Joe Alexander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Alexander Power forward

2005 - 2008

11
60 30
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
48 22
Greg Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Greg Jones Guard

1979 - 1983

13
61 34
Juwan Staten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Juwan Staten Guard

2012 - 2015

14
73 45
Bob Huggins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1975 - 1977

15
67 40
Devin Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

2008 - 2010

16
56 31
Devin Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Devin Williams Power forward

2013 - 2016

17
38 16
Wil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Wil Robinson Guard

1969 - 1972

18
48 28
Jaysean Paige is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jaysean Paige Point guard

2014 - 2016

19
49 31
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
30 16
Mark Workman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1949 - 1952

21
38 24
Dale Blaney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Dale Blaney Shooting guard

 1986 - 1987

22
18 6
Lester Rowe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Jerry Dobbins added Lester Rowe

23
41 28
Darryl Bryant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Darryl Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard

2008 - 2012

24
30 18
Frank Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Frank Young Forward

2003 - 2007

25
24 15
Fred Schaus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest West Virginia Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1946 - 1949