Steals Per Game Single Season Leaders and Records

Since 1985-86

  • Minimum 75% of school games
Since 1985-86 Table
Rank Player STL/G Season School
1.Desmond Cambridge 5.52 2001-02 Alabama A&M
2.Darron Brittman 4.96 1985-86 Chicago State
3.Aldwin Ware 4.90 1987-88 Florida A&M
4.John Linehan 4.48 2001-02 Providence
5.Ronn McMahon 4.48 1989-90 Eastern Washington
6.Pointer Williams 4.37 1995-96 McNeese State
7.Greedy Daniels 4.32 2000-01 Texas Christian
8.Jim Paguaga 4.29 1985-86 St. Francis (NY)
9.Marty Johnson 4.13 1987-88 Towson
10.Tony Fairley 4.07 1986-87 Charleston Southern
11.Shawn Griggs 4.00 1993-94 Louisiana
12.Tra-Deon Hollins 3.97 2015-16 Omaha
13.Kenny Robertson 3.96 1988-89 Cleveland State
14.Marques Green 3.96 2003-04 St. Bonaventure
15.Alexis McMillan 3.95 2002-03 Stetson
16.Obie Trotter 3.91 2004-05 Alabama A&M
17.Juvaris Hayes 3.90 2019-20 Merrimack
18.Gerald Walker 3.89 1993-94 San Francisco
19.Mookie Blaylock 3.85 1987-88 Oklahoma
20.Desmond Cambridge 3.82 2000-01 Alabama A&M
 Carl Williams 3.82 1999-00 Liberty
22.Jason Kidd 3.79 1992-93 University of California
23.Jay Goodman 3.78 1992-93 Utah State
24.Andre Cradle 3.76 1993-94 Long Island University
25.Robert Dowdell 3.76 1989-90 Coastal Carolina
26.Mookie Blaylock 3.74 1988-89 Oklahoma
27.Nadav Henefeld 3.73 1989-90 Connecticut
28.Van Usher 3.71 1990-91 Tennessee Tech
29.Johnny Rhodes 3.67 1995-96 Maryland
30.Roderick Taylor 3.66 1995-96 Jackson State
31.Mark Woods 3.63 1992-93 Wright State
32.Mire Chatman 3.62 2001-02 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
33.Scott Burrell 3.61 1990-91 Connecticut
34.Rasul Salahuddin 3.61 1995-96 Cal State Long Beach
35.Andrell Hoard 3.59 1995-96 Northeastern Illinois
36.Rick Mickens 3.58 1999-00 Central Connecticut State
37.Leroy Allen 3.57 1985-86 Hofstra
38.Jacob Gilyard 3.57 2020-21 Richmond
39.Senecca Wall 3.55 2000-01 Sam Houston State
 Shawnta Rogers 3.55 1998-99 George Washington
 Bonzi Wells 3.55 1997-98 Ball State
 Haywoode Workman 3.55 1987-88 Oral Roberts
43.Avery Johnson 3.53 1987-88 Southern
44.Tim Winn 3.52 1998-99 St. Bonaventure
45.Matisse Thybulle 3.50 2018-19 Washington
 Darrion Applewhite 3.50 1988-89 Texas Southern
 Tony Gatlin 3.50 1986-87 Texas Southern
 Doug Usitalo 3.50 1986-87 Boise State
49.Eric Murdock 3.47 1990-91 Providence
50.Larry Robinson 3.47 1989-90 Centenary (LA)
51.Von McDade 3.46 1990-91 Milwaukee
52.Briante Weber 3.46 2013-14 Virginia Commonwealth
53.Ben Larson 3.45 1995-96 Cal Poly
 Lynn Smith 3.45 1990-91 St. Francis (NY)
 Gary Payton 3.45 1989-90 Oregon State
56.Ehab Amin 3.44 2016-17 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
 Pepe Sanchez 3.44 1997-98 Temple
58.Victor Snipes 3.44 1991-92 Northeastern Illinois
59.Roderick Ford 3.43 1986-87 Texas-Arlington
 Joe Jeter 3.43 1986-87 Delaware State
61.Marques Green 3.40 2001-02 St. Bonaventure
 Pepe Sanchez 3.40 1999-00 Temple
63.Tim Smith 3.39 2005-06 East Tennessee State
 Jason Rowe 3.39 1998-99 Loyola (MD)
 D\'Wayne Tanner 3.39 1989-90 Rice
66.Chavis Holmes 3.39 2008-09 Virginia Military Institute
 Oliver Lafayette 3.39 2005-06 Houston
68.Anthony Nelson 3.38 2010-11 Niagara
 Fred House 3.38 1999-00 Southern Utah
 Kurk Lee 3.38 1988-89 Towson
71.Tra-Deon Hollins 3.38 2016-17 Omaha
72.Chakowby Hicks 3.37 2004-05 Norfolk State
73.Roderick Anderson 3.37 1994-95 Texas
74.Travis Holmes 3.36 2006-07 Virginia Military Institute
75.Emanual Davis 3.36 1990-91 Delaware State
76.Greg Black 3.36 1994-95 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
 D\'Wayne Tanner 3.36 1988-89 Rice
78.Allen Iverson 3.35 1995-96 Georgetown
79.Obie Trotter 3.35 2005-06 Alabama A&M
 Nate Langley 3.35 1994-95 George Mason
81.Joseph Chartouny 3.34 2017-18 Fordham
 Ronnie Ellison 3.34 1990-91 Texas-San Antonio
 Eric Murdock 3.34 1988-89 Providence
84.Willie Coleman 3.33 1997-98 DePaul
85.Eric Coley 3.32 1999-00 Tulsa
86.Tim Winn 3.32 1999-00 St. Bonaventure
87.Devin Gibson 3.32 2007-08 Texas-San Antonio
 Keydren Clark 3.32 2004-05 Saint Peter's
 Haywoode Workman 3.32 1988-89 Oral Roberts
90.Ibrahim Jaaber 3.31 2005-06 Pennsylvania
91.Keith Jennings 3.30 1990-91 East Tennessee State
92.Kevin Hamilton 3.29 2005-06 Holy Cross
 Speedy Claxton 3.29 1999-00 Hofstra
94.Marcus Hatten 3.28 2001-02 St. John's (NY)
95.Jarion Childs 3.28 1999-00 American
 Rap Curry 3.28 1992-93 Saint Joseph's
97.Reggie Burcy 3.27 1991-92 Chicago State
98.John Linehan 3.27 1998-99 Providence
99.Lance Blanks 3.26 1988-89 Texas
100.Melvin Newbern 3.26 1988-89 Minnesota
 Ron Harper 3.26 1985-86 Miami (OH)

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