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Saturday / December 16.
  • Duke, UCLA, Kentucky Have Most Pros

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    Ever wonder which colleges produce the most NBA players?

    Here’s the updated list in terms of the 2011-12 NBA rosters.  As you might expect, Duke, UCLA and Kentucky top the list.

    1. Duke, 17

    2(t). UCLA, 15

    2(t). Kentucky 15

    4(t). Texas, 13

    4(t). UConn, 13

    6(t). North Carolina, 12

    6(t). Kansas, 12

    8(t). Arizona, 10

    8(t). Florida, 10

    Here is the breakdown by league.

    1. Atlantic Coast, 62
    2. Pac-12, 53
    3. Big East, 49
    4. Southeastern, 45
    5. Big 12, 40
    6. Big Ten, 25

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

    • Lot of pros from PAC huh ladies

    • AZ, define “produce.”

      One could make a compelling argument that exploiting a BS NBA rule by housing kids that are already pros for a year is simply not producing NBA talent.

    • The problem with Kentucky’s Pros is they start to decline in their Sophomore season…..

    • much ha! uk will dominate this list shortly.