Player Efficiency 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 PER Season School
1.John Brown 36.93 2015-16 High Point
2.Jameel Warney 36.40 2015-16 Stony Brook
3.Kelly Olynyk 36.16 2012-13 Gonzaga
4.John Collins 35.91 2016-17 Wake Forest
5.Mike Muscala 35.73 2012-13 Bucknell
6.Alan Williams 35.72 2013-14 UC-Santa Barbara
7.Anthony Davis 35.13 2011-12 Kentucky
8.Thomas Walkup 34.80 2015-16 Stephen F. Austin
9.Kenneth Faried 34.74 2010-11 Morehead State
10.Mike Daum 34.55 2015-16 South Dakota State
11.Frank Kaminsky 34.43 2014-15 Wisconsin
12.DeMarcus Cousins 34.18 2009-10 Kentucky
13.Damian Lillard 33.98 2011-12 Weber State
14.Omar Samhan 33.77 2009-10 Saint Mary's (CA)
15.Jock Landale 33.74 2017-18 Saint Mary's (CA)
16.Javonte Green 33.45 2013-14 Radford
17.Javonte Green 33.42 2014-15 Radford
18.Jock Landale 33.31 2016-17 Saint Mary's (CA)
19.Noah Dahlman 33.14 2010-11 Wofford
20.Brice Johnson 33.04 2015-16 North Carolina
21.John Brown 32.84 2013-14 High Point
22.Doug McDermott 32.84 2012-13 Creighton
23.Javon McCrea 32.79 2010-11 Buffalo
24.Doug McDermott 32.77 2013-14 Creighton
25.Derrick Williams 32.75 2010-11 Arizona
26.Deandre Ayton 32.61 2017-18 Arizona
27.Mike Daum 32.53 2016-17 South Dakota State
28.Fred Hunter 32.51 2012-13 Nicholls State
29.DeQuan Hicks 32.48 2012-13 Northwestern State
30.Michael Buchanan 32.40 2016-17 South Carolina Upstate
31.C.J. McCollum 32.38 2011-12 Lehigh
32.De'Mon Brooks 32.30 2013-14 Davidson
33.Jordan Eglseder 32.21 2009-10 Northern Iowa
34.Doug McDermott 32.19 2011-12 Creighton
35.Jordan Washington 32.19 2016-17 Iona
36.Kenneth Faried 32.13 2009-10 Morehead State
37.Jacob Wiley 32.07 2016-17 Eastern Washington
38.Nate Wolters 31.98 2012-13 South Dakota State
39.Javon McCrea 31.94 2012-13 Buffalo
40.John Brown 31.78 2012-13 High Point
41.D.J. Covington 31.74 2013-14 Virginia Military Institute
42.Jameel Warney 31.73 2014-15 Stony Brook
43.John Brown 31.64 2014-15 High Point
44.Andrew Nicholson 31.63 2011-12 St. Bonaventure
45.Erick Green 31.58 2012-13 Virginia Tech
46.Mike Muscala 31.54 2011-12 Bucknell
47.Pascal Siakam 31.51 2015-16 New Mexico State
48.Ethan Happ 31.47 2016-17 Wisconsin
49.Martin Breunig 31.44 2015-16 Montana
50.Frank Hassell 31.42 2010-11 Old Dominion
51.Charles Jenkins 31.38 2010-11 Hofstra
52.Karl-Anthony Towns 31.38 2014-15 Kentucky
53.T.J. Warren 31.33 2013-14 North Carolina State
54.Cody Zeller 31.30 2011-12 Indiana
55.DeSean Murray 31.24 2015-16 Presbyterian
56.Malcolm Miller 31.17 2012-13 Southern
57.Arsalan Kazemi 31.15 2010-11 Rice
58.Dexter Werner 31.15 2016-17 North Dakota State
59.Jakob Poeltl 31.13 2015-16 Utah
60.Reggie Hamilton 31.11 2011-12 Oakland
61.Thomas Coleman 31.10 2010-11 North Carolina A&T
62.Alan Williams 31.03 2012-13 UC-Santa Barbara
63.A.J. Hammons 30.99 2015-16 Purdue
64.Jimmer Fredette 30.94 2010-11 Brigham Young
65.Mike Daum 30.92 2017-18 South Dakota State
66.Seth Tuttle 30.92 2014-15 Northern Iowa
67.De'Mon Brooks 30.89 2011-12 Davidson
68.Akolda Manyang 30.89 2017-18 Utah Valley
69.Artsiom Parakhouski 30.79 2009-10 Radford
70.Kyle Wiltjer 30.74 2014-15 Gonzaga
71.Javon McCrea 30.73 2013-14 Buffalo
72.Jahlil Okafor 30.73 2014-15 Duke
73.Devontae Cacok 30.72 2016-17 North Carolina-Wilmington
74.Scottie James 30.71 2017-18 Liberty
75.Marqus Blakely 30.71 2009-10 Vermont
76.Chris Horton 30.69 2015-16 Austin Peay
77.Mike Scott 30.67 2011-12 Virginia
78.Chris Cokley 30.65 2017-18 Alabama-Birmingham
79.Marvin Bagley III 30.55 2017-18 Duke
80.Jimmer Fredette 30.49 2009-10 Brigham Young
81.Taylor Smith 30.47 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
82.Robert Glenn 30.36 2009-10 IUPUI
83.Richaun Holmes 30.35 2014-15 Bowling Green State
84.Eric Mika 30.32 2016-17 Brigham Young
85.Sindarius Thornwell 30.28 2016-17 South Carolina
86.Troy Huff 30.27 2013-14 North Dakota
87.Jared Sullinger 30.27 2010-11 Ohio State
88.Jared Sullinger 30.25 2011-12 Ohio State
89.Derrick Marks 30.24 2014-15 Boise State
90.Robert Covington 30.23 2011-12 Tennessee State
91.Bonzie Colson 30.21 2016-17 Notre Dame
92.Keith Benson 30.15 2009-10 Oakland
93.Chris Clemons 30.12 2016-17 Campbell
94.Kyle Barone 30.11 2012-13 Idaho
95.Corey Hawkins 30.09 2014-15 UC-Davis
96.Cameron Payne 30.05 2014-15 Murray State
97.Evan Turner 30.02 2009-10 Ohio State
98.Norris Cole 30.01 2010-11 Cleveland State
99.Shawn Long 29.95 2015-16 Louisiana
100.Rashawn Thomas 29.94 2016-17 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Other Player Efficiency Rating Leaderboards

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.