NBA Draft: A look at Big Ten's picks since 2000

The 2013 NBA Draft is Thursday night. When will Trey Burke, Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller be selected? Most experts think it will be pretty early. But there are other former Big Ten stars who could be drafted, including Deshaun Thomas and Tim Hardaway Jr. With the draft just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to take a look at every Big Ten pick since 2000.

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BIG TEN & NBA DRAFT SINCE 2000

Total picks: 52
Total first-round picks: 28
Year with most first-round picks: 2000 & 2007 – 4
Team with most first-round picks: Ohio State – 7
Team with most overall picks: Michigan State 12

BIG TEN NBA DRAFT CLASSES

2000
Jamal Crawford, Michigan – Round 1, No. 8
Joel Przybilla, Minnesota – Round 1, No. 9
Mateen Cleaves, Michigan State – Round 1, No. 14
Morris Peterson, Michigan State – Round 1, No. 21
A.J. Guyton, Indiana – Round 2, No. 32
Michael Redd, Ohio State – Round 2, No. 43
Brian Cardinal, Purdue – Round 2, No. 44
Scoonie Penn, Ohio State – Round 2, No. 57

2001
Jason Richardson, Michigan State – Round 1, No. 5
Kirk Haston, Indiana – Round 1, No. 16
Zach Randolph, Michigan State – Round 1, No. 19
Ken Johnson, Ohio State – Round 2, No. 48
Andre Hutson, Michigan State – Round 2, No. 51

2002
Jared Jeffries, Indiana – Round 1, No. 11
Frank Williams, Illinois – Round 1, No. 25
Robert Archibald, Illinois – Round 2, No. 32
Marcus Taylor, Michigan State – Round 2, No. 52

2003
Brian Cook, Illinois – Round 1, No. 24
Rick Rickert, Minnesota – Round 2, No. 55

2004
Devin Harris, Wisconsin – Round 1, No. 5
Kris Humphries, Minnesota – Round 1, No. 14
Bernard Robinson, Michigan – Round 2, No. 46

2005
Deron Williams, Illinois – Round 1, No. 3
Luther Head, Illinois – Round 1, No. 24
Erazem Lorbek, Michigan State – Round 2, No. 46*
Bracey Wright, Indiana – Round 2, No. 47

2006
Shannon Brown, Michigan State – Round 1, No. 25
Maurice Ager, Michigan State – Round 1, No. 28
Paul Davis, Michigan State – Round 2, No. 34
James Augustine, Illinois – Round 2, No. 41
Dee Brown, Illinois – Round 2, No. 46

2007
Greg Oden, Ohio State – Round 1, No. 1
Mike Conley Jr., Ohio State – Round 1, No. 4
Daequan Cook, Ohio State – Round 1, No. 21
Alando Tucker, Wisconsin – Round 1, No. 29
Carl Landry, Purdue – Round 2, No. 31
Adam Haluska, Iowa – Round 2, No. 43

2008
Eric Gordon, Indiana – Round 1, No. 7
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State – Round 1, No. 23
D.J. White, Indiana – Round 1, No. 29

2009
Byron Mullens, Ohio State – Round 1, No. 24
Goran Suton, Michigan State – Round 2, No. 50

2010
Evan Turner, Ohio State – Round 1, No. 2

2011
JaJuan Johnson, Purdue – Round 1, No. 27
Jon Leuer, Wisconsin – Round 2, No. 40
Darius Morris, Michigan – Round 2, No. 41
Jon Diebler, Ohio State – Round 2, No. 51
E’Twaun Moore, Purdue – Round 2, No. 55

2012
Meyers Leonard, Illinois – Round 1, No. 11
Jared Sullinger, Ohio State – Round 1, No. 21
Draymond Green, Michigan State – Round 2, No. 35
Robbie Hummel, Purdue – Round 2, No. 58

* — Played freshman season (2002-03) at Michigan State before opting to play pro ball in Europe.

About Brent Yarina BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.

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Doug on 6/25/2013 @ 2:37pm EDT Said:

MSU 12 players, Michigan 3. Nothing but crickets from Mark and Dhani

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