Player Efficiency 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 PER Season School
1.Zion Williamson 40.84 2018-19 Duke
2.Brandon Clarke 37.15 2018-19 Gonzaga
3.John Brown 36.93 2015-16 High Point
4.Jameel Warney 36.40 2015-16 Stony Brook
5.Kelly Olynyk 36.16 2012-13 Gonzaga
6.John Collins 35.91 2016-17 Wake Forest
7.Mike Muscala 35.73 2012-13 Bucknell
8.Alan Williams 35.72 2013-14 UC-Santa Barbara
9.Anthony Davis 35.13 2011-12 Kentucky
10.Thomas Walkup 34.80 2015-16 Stephen F. Austin
11.Kenneth Faried 34.74 2010-11 Morehead State
12.Mike Daum 34.55 2015-16 South Dakota State
13.Cameron Jackson 34.49 2018-19 Wofford
14.Frank Kaminsky 34.43 2014-15 Wisconsin
15.DeMarcus Cousins 34.18 2009-10 Kentucky
16.Matt Rafferty 34.16 2018-19 Furman
17.Damian Lillard 33.98 2011-12 Weber State
18.Nathan Knight 33.84 2018-19 William & Mary
19.Omar Samhan 33.77 2009-10 Saint Mary's (CA)
20.Anthony Lamb 33.74 2018-19 Vermont
21.Jock Landale 33.74 2017-18 Saint Mary's (CA)
22.Mike Daum 33.57 2018-19 South Dakota State
23.Javonte Green 33.45 2013-14 Radford
24.Javonte Green 33.42 2014-15 Radford
25.Jock Landale 33.31 2016-17 Saint Mary's (CA)
26.Noah Dahlman 33.14 2010-11 Wofford
27.Brice Johnson 33.04 2015-16 North Carolina
28.Chris Clemons 32.99 2018-19 Campbell
29.John Brown 32.84 2013-14 High Point
30.Doug McDermott 32.84 2012-13 Creighton
31.Javon McCrea 32.79 2010-11 Buffalo
32.Doug McDermott 32.77 2013-14 Creighton
33.Derrick Williams 32.75 2010-11 Arizona
34.Deandre Ayton 32.61 2017-18 Arizona
35.Mike Daum 32.53 2016-17 South Dakota State
36.Fred Hunter 32.51 2012-13 Nicholls State
37.DeQuan Hicks 32.48 2012-13 Northwestern State
38.Michael Buchanan 32.40 2016-17 South Carolina Upstate
39.C.J. McCollum 32.38 2011-12 Lehigh
40.De'Mon Brooks 32.30 2013-14 Davidson
41.Jordan Eglseder 32.21 2009-10 Northern Iowa
42.Doug McDermott 32.19 2011-12 Creighton
43.Jordan Washington 32.19 2016-17 Iona
44.Kenneth Faried 32.13 2009-10 Morehead State
45.Jacob Wiley 32.07 2016-17 Eastern Washington
46.Nate Wolters 31.98 2012-13 South Dakota State
47.Javon McCrea 31.94 2012-13 Buffalo
48.John Brown 31.78 2012-13 High Point
49.D.J. Covington 31.74 2013-14 Virginia Military Institute
50.Jameel Warney 31.73 2014-15 Stony Brook
51.John Brown 31.64 2014-15 High Point
52.Andrew Nicholson 31.63 2011-12 St. Bonaventure
53.Ja Morant 31.60 2018-19 Murray State
54.Erick Green 31.58 2012-13 Virginia Tech
55.Mike Muscala 31.54 2011-12 Bucknell
56.Pascal Siakam 31.51 2015-16 New Mexico State
57.Ethan Happ 31.47 2016-17 Wisconsin
58.Martin Breunig 31.44 2015-16 Montana
59.Frank Hassell 31.42 2010-11 Old Dominion
60.Charles Jenkins 31.38 2010-11 Hofstra
61.Karl-Anthony Towns 31.38 2014-15 Kentucky
62.T.J. Warren 31.33 2013-14 North Carolina State
63.Cody Zeller 31.30 2011-12 Indiana
64.DeSean Murray 31.24 2015-16 Presbyterian
65.Malcolm Miller 31.17 2012-13 Southern
66.Arsalan Kazemi 31.15 2010-11 Rice
67.Dexter Werner 31.15 2016-17 North Dakota State
68.Jakob Poeltl 31.13 2015-16 Utah
69.Reggie Hamilton 31.11 2011-12 Oakland
70.Thomas Coleman 31.10 2010-11 North Carolina A&T
71.Alan Williams 31.03 2012-13 UC-Santa Barbara
72.A.J. Hammons 30.99 2015-16 Purdue
73.Jimmer Fredette 30.94 2010-11 Brigham Young
74.Mike Daum 30.92 2017-18 South Dakota State
75.Seth Tuttle 30.92 2014-15 Northern Iowa
76.De'Mon Brooks 30.89 2011-12 Davidson
77.Akolda Manyang 30.89 2017-18 Utah Valley
78.Artsiom Parakhouski 30.79 2009-10 Radford
79.Kyle Wiltjer 30.74 2014-15 Gonzaga
80.Javon McCrea 30.73 2013-14 Buffalo
81.Jahlil Okafor 30.73 2014-15 Duke
82.Devontae Cacok 30.72 2016-17 North Carolina-Wilmington
83.Scottie James 30.71 2017-18 Liberty
84.Marqus Blakely 30.71 2009-10 Vermont
85.Chris Horton 30.69 2015-16 Austin Peay
86.Mike Scott 30.67 2011-12 Virginia
87.Chris Cokley 30.65 2017-18 Alabama-Birmingham
88.Grant Williams 30.55 2018-19 Tennessee
89.Marvin Bagley III 30.55 2017-18 Duke
90.Kevin Obanor 30.52 2018-19 Oral Roberts
91.Jimmer Fredette 30.49 2009-10 Brigham Young
92.Taylor Smith 30.47 2012-13 Stephen F. Austin
93.Dylan Windler 30.44 2018-19 Belmont
94.Robert Glenn 30.36 2009-10 IUPUI
95.Richaun Holmes 30.35 2014-15 Bowling Green State
96.John Konchar 30.33 2018-19 Purdue-Fort Wayne
97.Eric Mika 30.32 2016-17 Brigham Young
98.Sindarius Thornwell 30.28 2016-17 South Carolina
99.Troy Huff 30.27 2013-14 North Dakota
100.Jared Sullinger 30.27 2010-11 Ohio State

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