Defensive Rating Single Season Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2018-19 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.Kenneth Faried 84.02 2010-11 Morehead State
27.Hassan Martin 84.06 2014-15 Rhode Island
28.Chris Singleton 84.15 2010-11 Florida State
29.Jeff Withey 84.18 2012-13 Kansas
30.Antonio Bostic 84.37 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
31.Patric Young 84.40 2012-13 Florida
32.Skylar Spencer 84.52 2014-15 San Diego State
33.Mike Muscala 84.55 2012-13 Bucknell
34.Andre Roberson 84.55 2012-13 Colorado
35.Thomas Robinson 84.60 2011-12 Kansas
36.Justin Jackson 84.62 2013-14 Cincinnati
37.Tommy Brenton 84.65 2012-13 Stony Brook
38.Jyles Smith 84.67 2010-11 Savannah State
39.Brady Jardine 84.67 2010-11 Utah State
40.Isaiah Wilkins 84.71 2017-18 Virginia
41.Jordan Parks 84.73 2014-15 North Carolina Central
42.Jeff Allen 84.76 2009-10 Virginia Tech
43.Colin Nickerson 84.79 2010-11 Fairfield
44.Chinanu Onuaku 84.86 2015-16 Louisville
45.Arnold Louis 84.87 2011-12 Savannah State
46.Andre Roberson 85.02 2011-12 Colorado
47.Malcolm Miller 85.12 2012-13 Southern
48.Vashil Fernandez 85.16 2015-16 Valparaiso
49.Mike Moser 85.18 2011-12 Nevada-Las Vegas
50.Otto Porter 85.30 2012-13 Georgetown
51.JaMychal Green 85.38 2010-11 Alabama
52.Briante Weber 85.43 2012-13 Virginia Commonwealth
53.Akil Mitchell 85.43 2012-13 Virginia
54.Willie Reed 85.52 2009-10 Saint Louis
55.Briante Weber 85.58 2013-14 Virginia Commonwealth
56.Anton Grady 85.59 2011-12 Cleveland State
57.Josh Davis 85.60 2013-14 San Diego State
58.Arsalan Kazemi 85.60 2011-12 Rice
59.Tacko Fall 85.62 2016-17 Central Florida
60.Jamaal Franklin 85.66 2012-13 San Diego State
61.Shonn Miller 85.67 2014-15 Cornell
62.Tony Easley 85.71 2009-10 Murray State
63.Daniel Ochefu 85.75 2014-15 Villanova
64.Hassan Whiteside 85.75 2009-10 Marshall
65.Gorgui Dieng 85.76 2011-12 Louisville
66.Marcos Knight 85.84 2012-13 Middle Tennessee
67.Johnathan Williams 85.84 2016-17 Gonzaga
68.Tim Johnson 85.86 2009-10 Wofford
69.Jae Crowder 85.90 2011-12 Marquette
70.Brandon Moore 85.95 2012-13 Southern
71.Jarvis Varnado 85.96 2009-10 Mississippi State
72.Jared Sullinger 85.97 2011-12 Ohio State
73.Jeff Withey 86.01 2011-12 Kansas
74.Russ Smith 86.11 2011-12 Louisville
75.Markus Kennedy 86.12 2013-14 Southern Methodist
76.Mason Plumlee 86.12 2010-11 Duke
77.Dwayne Evans 86.13 2012-13 Saint Louis
78.Dre Wills 86.17 2014-15 Vermont
79.Gary Payton 86.20 2014-15 Oregon State
80.John Henson 86.24 2010-11 North Carolina
81.Titus Rubles 86.25 2012-13 Cincinnati
82.Myles Turner 86.27 2014-15 Texas
83.Trey Lyles 86.30 2014-15 Kentucky
84.Roosevelt Johnson 86.31 2011-12 Southeastern Louisiana
85.Kawhi Leonard 86.31 2010-11 San Diego State
86.Rashad Hassan 86.38 2012-13 Savannah State
87.Marcus Smart 86.40 2012-13 Oklahoma State
88.Nigel Williams-Goss 86.43 2016-17 Gonzaga
89.Jaren Jackson Jr. 86.44 2017-18 Michigan State
90.Kyle Casey 86.52 2011-12 Harvard
91.Ryan Bacon 86.54 2009-10 Saint Peter's
92.Ethan Happ 86.57 2016-17 Wisconsin
93.Karamo Jawara 86.57 2014-15 North Carolina Central
94.John Henson 86.60 2011-12 North Carolina
95.Austin Witter 86.65 2012-13 North Carolina A&T
96.Anthony Gill 86.71 2014-15 Virginia
97.Kevin Young 86.71 2012-13 Kansas
98.Pascal Siakam 86.72 2015-16 New Mexico State
99.Jameel Warney 86.74 2012-13 Stony Brook
100.Przemek Karnowski 86.81 2016-17 Gonzaga

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