Defensive Rating 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 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.Gary Clark 81.61 2017-18 Cincinnati
9.Egidijus Mockevicius 81.75 2015-16 Evansville
10.Gorgui Dieng 81.90 2012-13 Louisville
11.Joseph Harris 81.98 2009-10 Coastal Carolina
12.Drew Gordon 82.18 2011-12 New Mexico
13.Terell Parks 82.21 2012-13 Western Illinois
14.Hal Bateman 82.34 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
15.Arsalan Kazemi 82.92 2012-13 Oregon
16.Cole Aldrich 83.15 2009-10 Kansas
17.Chris Singleton 83.15 2009-10 Florida State
18.Jemerrio Jones 83.22 2017-18 New Mexico State
19.Darion Atkins 83.59 2014-15 Virginia
20.Draymond Green 83.65 2011-12 Michigan State
21.Kenneth Faried 83.71 2009-10 Morehead State
22.Leonard Washington 83.76 2011-12 Wyoming
23.DeMarcus Cousins 83.85 2009-10 Kentucky
24.Jacob Parker 83.89 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
25.Bernard James 83.98 2010-11 Florida State
26.Brandon Clarke 84.00 2018-19 Gonzaga
27.Kenneth Faried 84.02 2010-11 Morehead State
28.Hassan Martin 84.06 2014-15 Rhode Island
29.Chris Singleton 84.15 2010-11 Florida State
30.Jeff Withey 84.18 2012-13 Kansas
31.Antonio Bostic 84.37 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
32.Patric Young 84.40 2012-13 Florida
33.Skylar Spencer 84.52 2014-15 San Diego State
34.Mike Muscala 84.55 2012-13 Bucknell
35.Andre Roberson 84.55 2012-13 Colorado
36.Thomas Robinson 84.60 2011-12 Kansas
37.Justin Jackson 84.62 2013-14 Cincinnati
38.Tommy Brenton 84.65 2012-13 Stony Brook
39.Jyles Smith 84.67 2010-11 Savannah State
40.Brady Jardine 84.67 2010-11 Utah State
41.Isaiah Wilkins 84.71 2017-18 Virginia
42.Jordan Parks 84.73 2014-15 North Carolina Central
43.Jeff Allen 84.76 2009-10 Virginia Tech
44.Colin Nickerson 84.79 2010-11 Fairfield
45.Chinanu Onuaku 84.86 2015-16 Louisville
46.Arnold Louis 84.87 2011-12 Savannah State
47.Andre Roberson 85.02 2011-12 Colorado
48.Marcus Santos-Silva 85.10 2018-19 Virginia Commonwealth
49.Malcolm Miller 85.12 2012-13 Southern
50.Vashil Fernandez 85.16 2015-16 Valparaiso
51.Mike Moser 85.18 2011-12 Nevada-Las Vegas
52.Otto Porter 85.30 2012-13 Georgetown
53.JaMychal Green 85.38 2010-11 Alabama
54.Briante Weber 85.43 2012-13 Virginia Commonwealth
55.Akil Mitchell 85.43 2012-13 Virginia
56.Jon Teske 85.45 2018-19 Michigan
57.Willie Reed 85.52 2009-10 Saint Louis
58.Briante Weber 85.58 2013-14 Virginia Commonwealth
59.Anton Grady 85.59 2011-12 Cleveland State
60.Josh Davis 85.60 2013-14 San Diego State
61.Arsalan Kazemi 85.60 2011-12 Rice
62.Tacko Fall 85.62 2016-17 Central Florida
63.Jamaal Franklin 85.66 2012-13 San Diego State
64.Shonn Miller 85.67 2014-15 Cornell
65.Tony Easley 85.71 2009-10 Murray State
66.Daniel Ochefu 85.75 2014-15 Villanova
67.Hassan Whiteside 85.75 2009-10 Marshall
68.Gorgui Dieng 85.76 2011-12 Louisville
69.Marcos Knight 85.84 2012-13 Middle Tennessee
70.Johnathan Williams 85.84 2016-17 Gonzaga
71.Tim Johnson 85.86 2009-10 Wofford
72.Jae Crowder 85.90 2011-12 Marquette
73.Brandon Moore 85.95 2012-13 Southern
74.Jarvis Varnado 85.96 2009-10 Mississippi State
75.Jared Sullinger 85.97 2011-12 Ohio State
76.Jeff Withey 86.01 2011-12 Kansas
77.Tariq Owens 86.08 2018-19 Texas Tech
78.Russ Smith 86.11 2011-12 Louisville
79.Markus Kennedy 86.12 2013-14 Southern Methodist
80.Mason Plumlee 86.12 2010-11 Duke
81.Dwayne Evans 86.13 2012-13 Saint Louis
82.Dre Wills 86.17 2014-15 Vermont
83.Gary Payton 86.20 2014-15 Oregon State
84.John Henson 86.24 2010-11 North Carolina
85.Titus Rubles 86.25 2012-13 Cincinnati
86.Myles Turner 86.27 2014-15 Texas
87.Trey Lyles 86.30 2014-15 Kentucky
88.Roosevelt Johnson 86.31 2011-12 Southeastern Louisiana
89.Kawhi Leonard 86.31 2010-11 San Diego State
90.Rashad Hassan 86.38 2012-13 Savannah State
91.Marcus Smart 86.40 2012-13 Oklahoma State
92.Nigel Williams-Goss 86.43 2016-17 Gonzaga
93.Jaren Jackson Jr. 86.44 2017-18 Michigan State
94.Kyle Casey 86.52 2011-12 Harvard
95.Ryan Bacon 86.54 2009-10 Saint Peter's
96.Ethan Happ 86.57 2016-17 Wisconsin
97.Karamo Jawara 86.57 2014-15 North Carolina Central
98.Ethan Happ 86.59 2018-19 Wisconsin
99.John Henson 86.60 2011-12 North Carolina
100.Austin Witter 86.65 2012-13 North Carolina A&T

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