Undrafted former Big Ten players sign NBA free-agent deals

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Undrafted former Big Ten players sign NBA free-agent deals

Six ex-Big Ten stars were selected in the 2016 NBA Draft last week.

[ MORE: Relive every Big Ten 2016 NBA Draft pick ]

Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine, the national and Big Ten players of the year, was the first Big Ten name off the board, going No. 14 to the Chicago Bulls. Michigan’s Caris LeVert, the conference’s only other first-round selection, went No. 20 to Indiana but was traded to Brooklyn.

Several former Big Ten standouts went undrafted, though, and they began signing free-agent contracts immediately after the draft.

Here’s the updated list.

Yogi Ferrell (Indiana), Brooklyn

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Troy Williams (Indiana), Houston

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Jarrod Uthoff (Iowa), Sacramento

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Robert Carter Jr. (Maryland), Golden State

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Rasheed Sulaimon (Maryland), Chicago

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Matt Costello (Michigan State), Atlanta

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Bryn Forbes (Michigan State), San Antonio

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Shavon Shields (Nebraska), Orlando

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Tre Demps (Northwestern), Chicago

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Alex Olah (Northwestern), New Orleans

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