Defensive Rating Single Season Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2016-17 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Since 2009-10

  • Minimum 20 MP/G and 75% of school games
Since 2009-10 Table
Rank Player DRtg Season School
1.Taylor Smith 76.35 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
2.Jyles Smith 78.06 2012-13 Savannah State
3.Karl-Anthony Towns 78.07 2014-15 Kentucky
4.Willie Cauley-Stein 79.98 2014-15 Kentucky
5.Anthony Davis 80.69 2011-12 Kentucky
6.Arnold Louis 80.69 2012-13 Savannah State
7.Will Yeguete 80.94 2012-13 Florida
8.Egidijus Mockevicius 81.75 2015-16 Evansville
9.Gorgui Dieng 81.90 2012-13 Louisville
10.Joseph Harris 81.98 2009-10 Coastal Carolina
11.Drew Gordon 82.18 2011-12 New Mexico
12.Terell Parks 82.21 2012-13 Western Illinois
13.Hal Bateman 82.34 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
14.Arsalan Kazemi 82.92 2012-13 Oregon
15.Cole Aldrich 83.15 2009-10 Kansas
16.Chris Singleton 83.15 2009-10 Florida State
17.Darion Atkins 83.59 2014-15 Virginia
18.Draymond Green 83.65 2011-12 Michigan State
19.Kenneth Faried 83.71 2009-10 Morehead State
20.Leonard Washington 83.76 2011-12 Wyoming
21.DeMarcus Cousins 83.85 2009-10 Kentucky
22.Jacob Parker 83.89 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
23.Bernard James 83.98 2010-11 Florida State
24.Kenneth Faried 84.02 2010-11 Morehead State
25.Hassan Martin 84.06 2014-15 Rhode Island
26.Chris Singleton 84.15 2010-11 Florida State
27.Jeff Withey 84.18 2012-13 Kansas
28.Antonio Bostic 84.37 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
29.Patric Young 84.40 2012-13 Florida
30.Skylar Spencer 84.52 2014-15 San Diego State
31.Mike Muscala 84.55 2012-13 Bucknell
32.Andre Roberson 84.55 2012-13 Colorado
33.Thomas Robinson 84.60 2011-12 Kansas
34.Justin Jackson 84.62 2013-14 Cincinnati
35.Tommy Brenton 84.65 2012-13 Stony Brook
36.Jyles Smith 84.67 2010-11 Savannah State
37.Brady Jardine 84.67 2010-11 Utah State
38.Jordan Parks 84.73 2014-15 North Carolina Central
39.Jeff Allen 84.76 2009-10 Virginia Tech
40.Colin Nickerson 84.79 2010-11 Fairfield
41.Chinanu Onuaku 84.86 2015-16 Louisville
42.Arnold Louis 84.87 2011-12 Savannah State
43.Andre Roberson 85.02 2011-12 Colorado
44.Malcolm Miller 85.12 2012-13 Southern
45.Vashil Fernandez 85.16 2015-16 Valparaiso
46.Mike Moser 85.18 2011-12 Nevada-Las Vegas
47.Otto Porter 85.30 2012-13 Georgetown
48.JaMychal Green 85.38 2010-11 Alabama
49.Briante Weber 85.43 2012-13 Virginia Commonwealth
50.Akil Mitchell 85.43 2012-13 Virginia
51.Willie Reed 85.52 2009-10 Saint Louis
52.Briante Weber 85.58 2013-14 Virginia Commonwealth
53.Anton Grady 85.59 2011-12 Cleveland State
54.Josh Davis 85.60 2013-14 San Diego State
55.Arsalan Kazemi 85.60 2011-12 Rice
56.Jamaal Franklin 85.66 2012-13 San Diego State
57.Shonn Miller 85.67 2014-15 Cornell
58.Tony Easley 85.71 2009-10 Murray State
59.Daniel Ochefu 85.75 2014-15 Villanova
60.Hassan Whiteside 85.75 2009-10 Marshall
61.Gorgui Dieng 85.76 2011-12 Louisville
62.Marcos Knight 85.84 2012-13 Middle Tennessee
63.Tim Johnson 85.86 2009-10 Wofford
64.Jae Crowder 85.90 2011-12 Marquette
65.Brandon Moore 85.95 2012-13 Southern
66.Jarvis Varnado 85.96 2009-10 Mississippi State
67.Jared Sullinger 85.97 2011-12 Ohio State
68.Jeff Withey 86.01 2011-12 Kansas
69.Russ Smith 86.11 2011-12 Louisville
70.Markus Kennedy 86.12 2013-14 Southern Methodist
71.Mason Plumlee 86.12 2010-11 Duke
72.Dwayne Evans 86.13 2012-13 Saint Louis
73.Dre Wills 86.17 2014-15 Vermont
74.Gary Payton 86.20 2014-15 Oregon State
75.John Henson 86.24 2010-11 North Carolina
76.Titus Rubles 86.25 2012-13 Cincinnati
77.Myles Turner 86.27 2014-15 Texas
78.Trey Lyles 86.30 2014-15 Kentucky
79.Roosevelt Johnson 86.31 2011-12 Southeastern Louisiana
80.Kawhi Leonard 86.31 2010-11 San Diego State
81.Rashad Hassan 86.38 2012-13 Savannah State
82.Marcus Smart 86.40 2012-13 Oklahoma State
83.Kyle Casey 86.52 2011-12 Harvard
84.Ryan Bacon 86.54 2009-10 Saint Peter's
85.Karamo Jawara 86.57 2014-15 North Carolina Central
86.John Henson 86.60 2011-12 North Carolina
87.Austin Witter 86.65 2012-13 North Carolina A&T
88.Anthony Gill 86.71 2014-15 Virginia
89.Kevin Young 86.71 2012-13 Kansas
90.Pascal Siakam 86.72 2015-16 New Mexico State
91.Jameel Warney 86.74 2012-13 Stony Brook
92.Marqus Blakely 86.83 2009-10 Vermont
93.Thomas Walkup 86.83 2015-16 Stephen F. Austin
94.Elijah Millsap 86.96 2009-10 Alabama-Birmingham
95.Erik Murphy 86.97 2012-13 Florida
96.Chane Behanan 86.98 2012-13 Louisville
97.Lavoy Allen 87.00 2009-10 Temple
98.Jereal Scott 87.06 2011-12 Stephen F. Austin
99.Kent Bazemore 87.13 2009-10 Old Dominion
100.Montrezl Harrell 87.14 2013-14 Louisville

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