Looking back at Big Ten lottery picks in last 10 NBA drafts

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Looking back at Big Ten lottery picks in last 10 NBA drafts

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The 2016 NBA Lottery is Tuesday night, which got us thinking about recent Big Ten lottery picks.

There’s been a dozen from the Big Ten in the last 10 drafts, none higher than Ohio State’s Greg Oden (No. 1; 2007); three Big Ten names have gone No. 2 (Evan Turner, 2010; Victor Oladipo, 2013; D’Angelo Russell, 2015).

A couple more Big Ten lottery factoids:

  • Indiana and Ohio State pace the conference with four lottery picks apiece since 2006.
  • The 2013 draft was the most fruitful lottery for the Big Ten, with three picks.

See all of the Big Ten lottery picks from the last decade below.

2006 (0)

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2007 (2)
1. Greg Oden, Ohio State
4. Mike Conley, Ohio State

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2008 (1)
7. Eric Gordon, Indiana

 

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2009 (0)

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2010 (1)
2. Evan Turner, Ohio State

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2011 (0)

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2012 (1)
11. Meyers Leonard, Illinois

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2013 (3)
2. Victor Oladipo, Indiana

4. Cody Zeller, Indiana

9. Trey Burke, Michigan

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2014 (2)
8. Nik Stauskas, Michigan

9. Noah Vonleh, Indiana

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2015 (2)
2. D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State

9. Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin

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