NCAA The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Shockers history based only on the player's college career.

Wichita State basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Wichita State Shockers of all-time. This list of Wichita State 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 Wichita State University men's basketball team history include Xavier McDaniel, Ron Baker, Fred VanFleet, Nate Bowman, and even WWE wrestler Big Show. Who is the best Wichita State Shocker ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Wichita State Shockers roster has the starting five: Austin Reaves, Landry Shamet, Zach Brown, Rashard Kelly, and Shaquille Morris.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Wichita State basketball players in Shockers history. Feel free to add any Shocker freshmen, NBA rookies, or Wichita State alumni missing from the list.

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33 6
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center -

1979–1983

2
41 12
Fred VanVleet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Fred VanVleet

2012–2016

3
44 15
Xavier McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward -

1981–1985

4
26 4
Dave Stallworth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Dave Stallworth Power forward -

1962–1965

5
41 17
Ron Baker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

2012–2016

6
28 9
Cliff Levingston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1979–1982

7
26 8
Cleanthony Early is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Forward -

2012–2014

8
33 15
Landry Shamet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Landry Shamet

2015–2018

9
12 3
Lynbert Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Lynbert Johnson Small forward -

1975–1979

10
14 5
Toure Murry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Toure Murry

2008–2012

 

11
17 9
Zoran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward -

1980–1981

12
15 10
Greg Dreiling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1981–1982

13
12 7
Ramon Clemente is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Ramón Clemente

2007–2009

14
7 2
Joe Ragland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Joe Ragland

2010–2012

15
9 4
Cleo Littleton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Cleo Littleton

1951–1955

16
14 9
Nate Bowman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Nate Bowman Center -

1962–1965

17
11 6
Malcolm Armstead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Malcolm Armstead

2012–2013

18
9 5
Ozell Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1979–1981

19
8 4
Nick Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Guard -

2012–2014

20
14 11
Maurice Evans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward, Forward -

1997–1999

21
12 9
Cal Bruton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1972–1976

22
9 6
Kadeem Coleby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Kadeem Coleby

2013–2014

23
5 2
Paul Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Paul Miller

2001–2006

24
5 2
Garrett Stutz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Garrett Stutz

2008–2012

25
7 5
Warren Jabali is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Warren Jabali

1965–1968

26
6 4
Žarko Đurišić is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Žarko Đurišić

1980–1984

27
5 3
Gene Wiley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Center -

1959–1962

 

28
4 2
David Kyles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
David Kyles

2008–2012

29
5 4
Gal Mekel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

2006–2008

30
3 2
John Cooper is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1987–1991    

31
12 13
Big Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1991-1992

32
5 6
Clevin Hannah is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Clevin Hannah

2008–2010

33
4 5
Ross McBurney is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Ross McBurney

1926–1929

34
4 6
Gaylon Nickerson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1989–1990

35
2 4
Don Lock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Don Lock

1955–1958

36
1 3
Francis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Francis Johnson

1931-1934

37
6 9
Jamie Arnold is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Jamie Arnold Power forward -

1993–1997

38
5 8
Lew Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Lew Hill

1985-1988    

39
2 5
Bob Long is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Bob Long

1960-1963

40
2 5
Jack Ragland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Jack Ragland

1921-1924

41
1 4
Bobby Wilson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time

1972–1974

42
3 7
Jamar Howard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Wichita State Basketball Players of All Time
Jamar Howard

2001–2005