Through seven decades in six conferences, Cincinnati basketball has established itself as one of the reliable power programs in the country.
From Ed Jucker’s back-to-back national champs to Bob Huggins’ string of 14 consecutive NCAA berths, the Bearcats have been a team to be reckoned with on the national stage.
The players who have earned those victories have gone on to everything from the NBA Hall of Fame to the major league pitching mound.
Although contemporary fans are used to the Bearcats’ string of great power forwards—whether it’s Danny Fortson, Nuggets standout Kenyon Martin or current campus hero Yancy Gates—Cincinnati’s great players have come in all sizes and positions through the program’s illustrious history.
Read on for a look at the 50 best players ever to don a Bearcat uniform.