Defensive Box Plus/Minus Single Season Leaders and Records

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Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2019-20 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Since 2010-11

  • Minimum 20 MP/G and 75% of school games
Since 2010-11 Table
Rank Player DBPM Season School
1.Jyles Smith 11.98 2012-13 Savannah State
2.Chris Obekpa 11.91 2012-13 St. John's (NY)
3.Chris Obekpa 11.22 2013-14 St. John's (NY)
4.Justin Jackson 11.09 2013-14 Cincinnati
5.Jeff Withey 11.08 2011-12 Kansas
6.Gorgui Dieng 10.97 2012-13 Louisville
7.Anthony Davis 10.85 2011-12 Kentucky
8.Isaiah Wilkins 10.81 2017-18 Virginia
9.Karl-Anthony Towns 10.81 2014-15 Kentucky
10.Willie Cauley-Stein 10.76 2013-14 Kentucky
11.Vashil Fernandez 10.62 2015-16 Valparaiso
12.Skylar Spencer 10.52 2014-15 San Diego State
13.Gorgui Dieng 10.31 2011-12 Louisville
14.Jaren Jackson Jr. 10.30 2017-18 Michigan State
15.Chinanu Onuaku 10.23 2015-16 Louisville
16.Joel Embiid 10.19 2013-14 Kansas
17.Kingsley Okoroh 10.14 2016-17 University of California
18.Tariq Owens 10.08 2018-19 Texas Tech
19.Matisse Thybulle 10.04 2018-19 Washington
20.Reggie Lynch 10.03 2016-17 Minnesota
21.Willie Cauley-Stein 9.98 2014-15 Kentucky
22.Brandon Clarke 9.97 2018-19 Gonzaga
23.David Foster 9.90 2010-11 Utah
24.Jeff Withey 9.89 2012-13 Kansas
25.Isaiah Wilkins 9.81 2016-17 Virginia
26.DaShonte Riley 9.69 2013-14 Eastern Michigan
27.Anas Mahmoud 9.66 2017-18 Louisville
28.Skylar Spencer 9.65 2013-14 San Diego State
29.Paschal Chukwu 9.59 2017-18 Syracuse
30.Robert Williams 9.43 2017-18 Texas A&M
31.Ethan Happ 9.33 2016-17 Wisconsin
32.Jordan Bell 9.33 2014-15 Oregon
33.Bernard James 9.31 2010-11 Florida State
34.John Henson 9.21 2010-11 North Carolina
35.Sagaba Konate 9.19 2017-18 West Virginia
36.Kenny Wooten 9.16 2018-19 Oregon
37.Kevarrius Hayes 9.10 2018-19 Florida
38.Daniel Ochefu 9.09 2015-16 Villanova
39.Daniel Ochefu 9.03 2013-14 Villanova
40.Jordan Bell 9.00 2016-17 Oregon
41.Ethan Happ 8.88 2018-19 Wisconsin
42.Mohamed Bamba 8.88 2017-18 Texas
43.Steven Adams 8.84 2012-13 Pittsburgh
44.Ben Lammers 8.81 2016-17 Georgia Tech
45.Kevarrius Hayes 8.78 2017-18 Florida
46.Rhamel Brown 8.75 2013-14 Manhattan
47.Paschal Chukwu 8.73 2018-19 Syracuse
48.Xavier Tillman 8.72 2018-19 Michigan State
49.Khadeem Lattin 8.71 2015-16 Oklahoma
50.Chris Obekpa 8.70 2014-15 St. John's (NY)
51.William Mosley 8.69 2010-11 Northwestern State
52.Luke Kornet 8.62 2015-16 Vanderbilt
53.Michale Kyser 8.49 2013-14 Louisiana Tech
54.Mason Plumlee 8.49 2010-11 Duke
55.Skylar Spencer 8.47 2015-16 San Diego State
56.Mikael Hopkins 8.46 2014-15 Georgetown
57.Jordan Henriquez 8.44 2011-12 Kansas State
58.Jon Teske 8.44 2018-19 Michigan
59.Gary Clark 8.44 2017-18 Cincinnati
60.Dewayne Dedmon 8.43 2012-13 Southern California
61.Jordan Bell 8.38 2015-16 Oregon
62.DaShonte Riley 8.32 2012-13 Eastern Michigan
63.Elijah Thomas 8.32 2018-19 Clemson
64.Fab Melo 8.31 2011-12 Syracuse
65.Elijah Thomas 8.31 2017-18 Clemson
66.Daniel Ochefu 8.31 2014-15 Villanova
67.Osun Osunniyi 8.28 2018-19 St. Bonaventure
68.Cheikh Mbodji 8.25 2012-13 Cincinnati
69.D.J. Stephens 8.23 2012-13 Memphis
70.Khem Birch 8.18 2013-14 Nevada-Las Vegas
71.Jito Kok 8.18 2014-15 San Diego
72.Kyle Alexander 8.17 2017-18 Tennessee
73.Rhamel Brown 8.14 2012-13 Manhattan
74.Khadeem Lattin 8.12 2016-17 Oklahoma
75.Reginald Buckner 8.11 2012-13 Mississippi
76.Reggie Lynch 8.06 2013-14 Illinois State
77.Vashil Fernandez 8.04 2014-15 Valparaiso
78.Daniel Miller 8.04 2012-13 Georgia Tech
79.John Henson 8.00 2011-12 North Carolina
80.Damian Saunders 8.00 2010-11 Duquesne
81.Taylor Smith 8.00 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
82.A.J. Hammons 7.99 2015-16 Purdue
83.Mike Watkins 7.99 2016-17 Penn State
84.Andre Washington 7.98 2016-17 East Carolina
85.Isaiah Wilkins 7.97 2015-16 Virginia
86.Darrius Garrett 7.96 2011-12 Richmond
87.Rick Jackson 7.96 2010-11 Syracuse
88.Rakeem Christmas 7.95 2013-14 Syracuse
89.Reginald Buckner 7.92 2010-11 Mississippi
90.Gary Payton 7.91 2014-15 Oregon State
91.James Dickey 7.90 2017-18 North Carolina-Greensboro
92.Zeke Marshall 7.90 2012-13 Akron
93.Neemias Queta 7.86 2018-19 Utah State
94.Daniel Miller 7.84 2010-11 Georgia Tech
95.Danny Agbelese 7.84 2010-11 Hampton
96.Carson Desrosiers 7.84 2014-15 Providence
97.Jordan Bachynski 7.83 2013-14 Arizona State
98.Tacko Fall 7.82 2016-17 Central Florida
99.Rakeem Christmas 7.80 2012-13 Syracuse
100.Elliott Eliason 7.78 2013-14 Minnesota

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