NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

During the 2023-24 season, the UTEP Miners lead the league in thefts per game with 11.4. Ranking in 2nd place are the Troy Trojans, bearing a thefts per contest total of 10.3. Holding a tally of 10.3, the Iowa State Cyclones come in at the 3rd position. Rounding out the top 5 are the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (10.3) as well as the McNeese Cowboys (10.3).

2022-23 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st UTEP Miners 11.4
2nd Troy Trojans 10.3
3rd Iowa State Cyclones 10.3
4th Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 10.3
5th McNeese Cowboys 10.3
6th FIU Panthers 10.2
7th Samford Bulldogs 9.9
8th Merrimack Warriors 9.8
9th Houston Cougars 9.8
10th Florida State Seminoles 9.2
11th IPFW Mastodons 9.2
12th Prairie View A&M Panthers 9.1
13th Southern Jaguars 9.1
14th Syracuse Orange 9.1
15th James Madison Dukes 9.0
16th TCU Horned Frogs 9.0
17th Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 8.9
18th Iona Gaels 8.8
19th Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders 8.8
20th Norfolk State Spartans 8.8
21st Tarleton State Texans 8.8
22nd Sacred Heart Pioneers 8.7
23rd UCF Knights 8.7
24th New Mexico Lobos 8.7
25th Alabama State Hornets 8.7
26th Chicago State Cougars 8.7
27th Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns 8.6
28th Northern Kentucky Norse 8.6
29th Marquette Golden Eagles 8.6
30th Memphis Tigers 8.6

2021-22 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st LSU Tigers 11.0
2nd Abilene Christian Wildcats 10.9
3rd Southern Jaguars 10.5
4th Eastern Kentucky Colonels 10.2
5th Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks 10.1
6th Texas A&M Aggies 10.0
7th UAB Blazers 9.5
8th Portland State Vikings 9.3
9th Tennessee Volunteers 9.3
10th VCU Rams 9.2
11th Northern Kentucky Norse 9.1
12th Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 9.1
13th Belmont Bruins 9.1
14th Merrimack Warriors 9.0
15th Oakland Golden Grizzlies 9.0
16th Miami Hurricanes 8.9
17th St. John’s Red Storm 8.8
18th Georgia State Panthers 8.8
19th Baylor Bears 8.8
20th IPFW Mastodons 8.8
21st North Carolina Central Eagles 8.7
22nd Cleveland State Vikings 8.6
23rd Iowa State Cyclones 8.5
24th Oklahoma State Cowboys 8.5
25th James Madison Dukes 8.5
26th Florida State Seminoles 8.5
27th Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders 8.5
28th Prairie View A&M Panthers 8.5
29th Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 8.5
30th Morgan State Bears 8.5

2020-21 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st Tarleton State Texans 10.5
2nd Eastern Kentucky Colonels 10.3
3rd Abilene Christian Wildcats 9.7
4th Prairie View A&M Panthers 9.6
5th Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 9.5
6th Nicholls State Colonels 9.1
7th St. John’s Red Storm 9.1
8th Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 9.1
9th Baylor Bears 8.9
10th UTRGV Vaqueros 8.9
11th VCU Rams 8.9
12th Richmond Spiders 8.9
13th Memphis Tigers 8.9
14th Eastern Michigan Eagles 8.8
15th North Carolina A&T Aggies 8.7
16th Coppin State Eagles 8.5
17th Alabama Crimson Tide 8.5
18th Sam Houston State Bearkats 8.5
19th Georgia Bulldogs 8.5
20th LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds 8.4
21st FIU Panthers 8.4
22nd South Carolina Gamecocks 8.4
23rd Monmouth Hawks 8.3
24th Portland State Vikings 8.3
25th UT Arlington Mavericks 8.3
26th Oakland Golden Grizzlies 8.3
27th Duke Blue Devils 8.2
28th Furman Paladins 8.2
29th Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 8.2
30th San Diego State Aztecs 8.2

2019-20 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 10.5
2nd St. John’s Red Storm 10.0
3rd Nicholls State Colonels 10.0
4th Merrimack Warriors 9.9
5th Eastern Michigan Eagles 9.8
6th Abilene Christian Wildcats 9.5
7th UNC Greensboro Spartans 9.3
8th Eastern Kentucky Colonels 9.3
9th Sam Houston State Bearkats 9.3
10th Central Michigan Chippewas 9.1
11th VCU Rams 9.0
12th Lamar Cardinals 8.9
13th Florida State Seminoles 8.8
14th FIU Panthers 8.8
15th Kansas State Wildcats 8.7
16th Portland State Vikings 8.7
17th Prairie View A&M Panthers 8.7
18th Tulane Green Wave 8.5
19th Rhode Island Rams 8.4
20th North Carolina Central Eagles 8.4
21st UTRGV Vaqueros 8.4
22nd Duke Blue Devils 8.3
23rd Providence Friars 8.3
24th Furman Paladins 8.3
25th UNC Asheville Bulldogs 8.2
26th East Tennessee State Buccaneers 8.2
27th Baylor Bears 8.1
28th Richmond Spiders 8.1
29th Jackson State Tigers 8.1
30th Marshall Thundering Herd 8.1

2018-19 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st FIU Panthers 10.6
2nd Eastern Kentucky Colonels 10.2
3rd UTRGV Vaqueros 9.3
4th Auburn Tigers 9.2
5th Duke Blue Devils 9.1
6th Rider Broncs 9.1
7th Marshall Thundering Herd 9.0
8th Washington Huskies 9.0
9th St. John’s Red Storm 8.9
10th Prairie View A&M Panthers 8.8
11th LSU Tigers 8.8
12th UNC Greensboro Spartans 8.8
13th Abilene Christian Wildcats 8.7
14th Furman Paladins 8.7
15th Loyola Greyhounds 8.7
16th New Orleans Privateers 8.6
17th Temple Owls 8.6
18th Lamar Cardinals 8.6
19th Portland State Vikings 8.3
20th Syracuse Orange 8.2
21st Texas Southern Tigers 8.1
22nd Arkansas Razorbacks 8.1
23rd Mississippi State Bulldogs 8.1
24th USF Bulls 8.1
25th Memphis Tigers 8.0
26th VCU Rams 8.0
27th Georgia State Panthers 7.9
28th UMBC Retrievers 7.9
29th Duquesne Dukes 7.8
30th Houston Baptist Huskies 7.8

2017-18 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 10.3
2nd Portland State Vikings 9.8
3rd Nicholls State Colonels 9.6
4th Citadel Bulldogs 9.4
5th Savannah State Tigers 9.4
6th Fordham Rams 9.1
7th Eastern Michigan Eagles 8.7
8th St. John’s Red Storm 8.5
9th Lamar Cardinals 8.5
10th Youngstown State Penguins 8.3
11th NJIT Highlanders 8.2
12th Stony Brook Seawolves 8.2
13th West Virginia Mountaineers 8.1
14th Abilene Christian Wildcats 8.1
15th Washington Huskies 8.1
16th Furman Paladins 8.0
17th IPFW Mastodons 8.0
18th Kansas State Wildcats 7.9
19th Western Carolina Catamounts 7.9
20th North Dakota Fighting Hawks 7.9
21st Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 7.9
22nd East Tennessee State Buccaneers 7.8
23rd Montana Grizzlies 7.8
24th Robert Morris Colonials 7.8
25th Grambling Tigers 7.7
26th UTRGV Vaqueros 7.7
27th LSU Tigers 7.6
28th Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 7.6
29th UNC Greensboro Spartans 7.6
30th Richmond Spiders 7.6

2016-17 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st West Virginia Mountaineers 10.0
2nd Portland State Vikings 9.9
3rd Fordham Rams 9.8
4th Eastern Michigan Eagles 9.6
5th Holy Cross Crusaders 9.4
6th TAMU Islanders 9.4
7th Citadel Bulldogs 9.3
8th UNC Asheville Bulldogs 9.3
9th Grambling Tigers 8.8
10th Gardner-Webb Bulldogs 8.8
11th Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 8.7
12th Fresno State Bulldogs 8.4
13th East Tennessee State Buccaneers 8.4
14th Boston Terriers 8.3
15th Prairie View A&M Panthers 8.3
16th Omaha Mavericks 8.2
17th CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners 8.2
18th Syracuse Orange 8.1
19th Jacksonville Dolphins 8.0
20th Lamar Cardinals 8.0
21st Robert Morris Colonials 7.9
22nd New Orleans Privateers 7.9
23rd North Dakota Fighting Hawks 7.8
24th Oakland Golden Grizzlies 7.8
25th Savannah State Tigers 7.8
26th South Carolina Gamecocks 7.8
27th Dayton Flyers 7.8
28th Chattanooga Mocs 7.8
29th Iowa State Cyclones 7.8
30th Kansas State Wildcats 7.7

2015-16 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st Green Bay Phoenix 9.9
2nd West Virginia Mountaineers 9.8
3rd Eastern Michigan Eagles 9.5
4th Omaha Mavericks 9.3
5th TAMU Islanders 9.3
6th UNC Asheville Bulldogs 9.2
7th Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 9.1
8th Citadel Bulldogs 8.8
9th VCU Rams 8.6
10th Fordham Rams 8.5
11th Portland State Vikings 8.5
12th Fresno State Bulldogs 8.4
13th New Orleans Privateers 8.4
14th Maine Black Bears 8.3
15th Robert Morris Colonials 8.3
16th Monmouth Hawks 8.2
17th Morehead State Eagles 8.2
18th Syracuse Orange 8.1
19th Western Carolina Catamounts 8.1
20th Tennessee State Tigers 8.1
21st UNLV Runnin’ Rebels 8.1
22nd Gardner-Webb Bulldogs 8.0
23rd High Point Panthers 8.0
24th CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners 8.0
25th LSU Tigers 8.0
26th Baylor Bears 7.9
27th Marquette Golden Eagles 7.8
28th Cincinnati Bearcats 7.8
29th North Dakota Fighting Hawks 7.8
30th Chattanooga Mocs 7.8

2014-15 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st West Virginia Mountaineers 10.7
2nd Eastern Kentucky Colonels 9.7
3rd Hawaii Warriors 9.6
4th VCU Rams 9.5
5th Minnesota Golden Gophers 9.5
6th Georgia State Panthers 9.2
7th Savannah State Tigers 8.9
8th Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 8.8
9th Eastern Michigan Eagles 8.7
10th Prairie View A&M Panthers 8.7
11th Fairleigh Dickinson Knights 8.7
12th Robert Morris Colonials 8.6
13th VMI Keydets 8.5
14th Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 8.4
15th Chicago State Cougars 8.4
16th Syracuse Orange 8.3
17th Morehead State Eagles 8.2
18th Omaha Mavericks 8.2
19th Western Carolina Catamounts 8.1
20th UMKC Kangaroos 8.1
21st Manhattan Jaspers 8.0
22nd Longwood Lancers 7.9
23rd Oklahoma State Cowboys 7.9
24th Incarnate Word Cardinals 7.9
25th Louisville Cardinals 7.9
26th USC Upstate Spartans 7.9
27th East Tennessee State Buccaneers 7.8
28th Cleveland State Vikings 7.8
29th Fresno State Bulldogs 7.8
30th Oregon State Beavers 7.8

2013-14 NCAA College Basketball Team Steals Per Game Leaders

SPG Rank Team SPG
1st VCU Rams 11.2
2nd Louisville Cardinals 10.0
3rd Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 9.5
4th UCLA Bruins 9.2
5th Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 9.2
6th Eastern Kentucky Colonels 8.8
7th Northwestern State Demons 8.7
8th Chicago State Cougars 8.7
9th Memphis Tigers 8.6
10th Miami RedHawks 8.6
11th Central Arkansas Bears 8.5
12th Arkansas Razorbacks 8.4
13th North Dakota Fighting Hawks 8.4
14th Omaha Mavericks 8.3
15th Manhattan Jaspers 8.3
16th Eastern Michigan Eagles 8.3
17th Southern Miss Golden Eagles 8.2
18th UMBC Retrievers 8.0
19th Morehead State Eagles 8.0
20th Syracuse Orange 8.0
21st Cincinnati Bearcats 7.9
22nd Loyola Greyhounds 7.9
23rd Oregon Ducks 7.7
24th Mississippi State Bulldogs 7.7
25th Ohio State Buckeyes 7.7
26th Illinois State Redbirds 7.7
27th North Carolina Central Eagles 7.7
28th Bowling Green Falcons 7.7
29th East Tennessee State Buccaneers 7.7
30th LSU Tigers 7.7