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SEC History in the NBA Draft

Jun 28, 2014
SEC Digital Network
Photo: Gerald Herbert | AP

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has a rich history of advancing its players to the National Basketball Association. That tradition continues Thursday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN with the 2014 NBA Draft.

To get you ready, here's a full look at the SEC's NBA Draft history:

1949 (4)

Ralph Beard, UK Chi
Alex Groza, UK Ind
Wallace Jones, UK Wash
Jim Nolan, GT Phila

1950 (8)

Billy Joe Adcock, VU FtW
Colin Anderson, GT Ind
Dale Barnstable, UK Bos
Art Burris, UT FtW
Bob Healey, UG Syr
Ed Jones, UT FtW
Jim Line, UK Ind
Ed Montgomery, UT Phila

1951 (3)

Herb Hargett, MS FtW
George Kelly, VU Ind
Bob Schloss, UG Phila

1952 (6)

Joe Dean, LS Ind
Bryant Ivey, UA Roch
Paul Sullivan, UA NY
Coyte Vance, MS Mil
Bob Watson, UK Mil
Lucian Whitaker, UK Ind

1953 (7)

Doug Atkins, UT Minn
Cliff Hagan, UK Bos
Zippy Morocco, UG Minn
Richard Prater, UK NY
Frank Ramsey, UK Bos
Pete Silas, GT Minn
Lou Tsioropoulos, UK Bos

1954 (3)

Dan Finch, VU Minn
Cob Jarvis, UM NY
Bob Pettit, LS Mil

1955 (4)

Don Belcher, LS FtW
Denver Brackeen, UM NY
Bill Evans, UK Roch
Ed Wiener, UT Phila

1956 (6)

Jerry Bird, UK Minn
Bob Burrow, UK Roch
Phil Grawemeyer, UK Minn
Jerry Harper, UA NY
George Linn, UA Bos
Carl Widseth, UT Minn

1957 (4)

Jim Ashmore, MS 4 Bos
Al Rochelle, VU 5 StL
Joe Gibbon, UM 9 Bos
Jerry Calvert, UK 10 Phila

1958 (5)

Vernon Hatton, UK 2 Cincy
Johnny Cox, UK 4 NY
Jim Fulmer, UA 5 Cincy
Joe Hobbs, UF 9 Minn
Adrian Smith, UK 15 Cincy

1959 (4)

Bailey Howell, MS (2) 1 Det
Gene Tormohlen, UT 2 Syr
John Cox, UK 4 NY
Jim Henry, VU 6 Minn

1960 (7)

Dalen Showalter, UT 4 Cincy
Sid Cohen, UK 4 Bos
David Denton, GT 6 NY
Bernie Coffman, UK 7 Syr
Dick Davies, LS 8 StL
Henry Hart, AU 12 NY
Don Mills, UK 18 Cincy

1961 (8)

Jerry Graves, MS 2 Chi
Bill Depp, VU 3 Bos
Roger Kaiser, GT 4 Chi
Bill Lickert, UK 5 LAL
Roger Newman, UK 7 Syr
Jack Waters, UM 10 Cincy
Ned Jennings, UK 13 NY
Bill Engressor, LS 14 NY

1962 (3)

Leland Mitchell, MS 2 StL
Cliff Luyk, UF 4 NY
Larry Pursiful, UK 8 Chi

1963 (4)

Layton Johns, AU 4 LAL
W.D. Stroud, MS 5 Bos
Jim Kerwin, TUL 6 NY
Orb Bowling, UT 11 NY

1964 (2)

Cotton Nash, UK 2 LAL
Danny Schultz, UT 8 Balt

1965 (6)

Joe Newton, AU 4 Balt
Brooks Henderson, UF 4 LAL
A.W. Davis, UT 5 LAL
Dick Maile, LS 11 Cincy
Bob Andrews, UA 11 LAL
James Pitts, UG 15 Phila

1966 (7)

Clyde Lee, VU (3) 1 SF
Tommy Kron, UK 3 StL
Lee DeFore, AU 4 NY
John Jones, LS 5 Balt
Keith Thomas, VU 6 LAL
Red Robbins, UT 6 Phila
Howard Bayne, UT 15 Balt

1967 (5)

Pat Riley, UK [7] 1 SD
Louie Dampier, UK 4 Cincy
Gary Keller, UF 6 LAL
Ron Widby, UT 12 Chi
Jerry Southwood, VU 18 Balt

1968 (7)

Tom Boerwinkle, UT [4] 1 Chi
Bob Warren, VU 4 Atl
Thad Jaracz, UK 5 Bos
Dave Williams, MS 8 Cincy
Cliff Berger, UK 9 Mil
Robert Wyenandt, VU 10 Cincy
Dave Miller, UF 12 Mil

1968 Expansion Draft

Gene Tormohlen, UT Atl to Phx

1969 (6)

Neal Walk, UF [2] 1 Phx
Tom Hagan, VU 3 SF
Billy Hann, UT 4 Atl
Bob Bundy, VU 7 Atl
Phil Argento, UK 10 LAL
Bill Justus, UT 10 Phila

1970 (9)

Pete Maravich, LS [3] 1 Atl
Dan Hester, LS 2 Atl
Bob Lienhard, UG 4 Phx
Perry Wallace, VU 5 Phila
Dan Issel, UK 8 Det
Bob Croft, UT 8 Bos
Mike Casey, UK 8 Chi
Herb White, UG 8 Atl
Andy Owens, UF 11 Sea

1970 Expansion Draft

Bailey Howell, MS Bos to Buff
Pat Riley, UK SD to Port

1971 (7)

John Mengelt, AU 2 Cincy
Larry Steele, UK 3 Port
Don Johnson, UT 5 Balt
Thorpe Weber, VU 6 Bos
Jim England, UT 10 Chi
Jim Dinwiddle, UK 10 Phila
Mike Casey, UK 11 Cle
Nelson Isley, LS 17 Buff

1971 Hardship (1)

Tom Payne, UK Atl

1972 (4)

Al Saunders, LS 4 Balt
Tom Parker, UK 6 Cle
Henry Harris, AU 8 Hou
Kent Hollenbeck, UK 10 Det

1973 (10)

Wendell Hudson, UA 2 Chi
Jim Retseck, AU 3 GS
John Neumann, UM 6 Chi
Tim Bassett, UG 7 Buff
Jim Andrews, UK 7 Sea
Ron Hogue, UG 7 Wash
Steve Turner, VU 10 Bos
Rod Freeman, VU 11 Phila
John Fraley, UG 15 Buff
Larry Robinson, UT 16 Phila

1974 (6)

Jan van Breda Kolff, VU 2 Port
Len Kosmalski, UT 2 KCO
Ed Palubinskas, LS 4 Atl
Terry Compton, VU 5 KCO
Collis Temple, LS 5 Phx
Bill Ligon, VU 10 Det

1975 (8)

Kevin Grevey, UK 1 [18] Wash
Glen Hanson, LS 2 KCO
Jimmy Dan Conner, UK 2 Phx
Charles Cleveland, UA 3 Phila
Bob Guyette, UK 3 KCO
Charles Russell, UA 5 LAL
Danny Williams, UM 6 Atl
Mike Flynn, UK 7 Phila

1976 (6)

Leon Douglas, UA 1 [4] Det
Jacky Dorsey, UG 2 NO
Butch Feher, VU 2 Phx
Jeff Fosnes, VU 4 GS
Gary Reddings, AU 5 Port
Eugene Shy, UF 10 NY

1976 Dispersal of ABA Players (2)

Louie Dampier, UK UK to SA
Jan van Breda Kolff, VU KC to NY

1977 (11)

Bernard King, UT 1 [7] NYN
Ernie Grunfeld, UT 1 [11] Mil
Larry Johnson, UK 2 Buff
T.R. Dunn, UA 2 Port
Eddie Johnson, AU 3 Atl
Rickey Brown, UA 3 Port
Jim Cooper, UA 4 Sea
David Reavis, UG 4 Wash
John Billups, UM 5 Den
Mike Jackson, UT 7 Buff
Len Saunders, UF 8 Den

1978 (9)

Rick Robey, UK 1 [3] Ind
Mike Mitchell, AU 1 [15] Cle
Jack Givens, UK 1 [16] Atl
James Lee, UK 2 Sea
Mike Phillips, UK 3 NJ
Ken Higgs, LS 3 Cle
Stan Pietkiewicz, AU 7 Buff
Anthony Murray, UA 7 Phila
Larry Brewster, UF 10 SA

1979 (11)

Reggie King, UA 1 [18] KC
Wiley Peck, MS 1 [19] SA
Kyle Macy, UK 1 [22] Phx
Walter Daniels, UG 3 LAL
Terry Crosby, UT 3 KC
Al Green, LS 3 Phx
Ray White, MS 4 LAL
Lionel Green, LS 4 Hou
Malcolm Cesare, UF 4 Phx
Truman Claytor, UK 6 Det
Rich Valavicius, AU 7 Hou

1980 (11)

Rickey Brown, MS 1 [13] GS
Reggie Johnson, UT 1 [15] SA
John Stroud, UM 2 Hou
Dewayne Scales, LS 2 NY
Lavon Mercer, UG 3 SA
Robert Scott, UA 4 GS
Lavon Williams, UK 5 Cle
Rick Mattick, LS 6 NJ
Tommy Springer, VU 7 Den
Rich Valavicius, AU 8 Wash
Jay Shilder, UK 9 Chi

1980 Expansion Draft

Jack Givens, UK Atl to Dal
Wiley Peck, MS SA

1981 (11)

Howard Wood, UT 2 Utah
Charles Davis, VU 2 Wash
Greg Cook, LS 2 NY
Elston Turner, UM 2 Dal
Durand Macklin, LS 3 Atl
Ethan Martin, LS 4 Cle
Willie Sims, LS 5 Den
Mike Rhodes, VU 5 SA
Earl Banks, AU 6 Sea
Fred Cowan, UK 6 Hou
Bobby Cattage, AU 8 Utah

1982 (9)

Dominique Wilkins, UG 1 [3] Utah
Eddile Phillips, UA 1 [21] NJ
Willie Jones, VU 3 LAL
Phillip Lockett, UA 3 Port
Gary Carter, UT 5 SD
Eric Marbury, UG 6 SD
Chuck Verderber, UK 7 Chi
Nick Morken, UT 9 GS
Sean Tuohy, UM 10 NJ

1983 (16)

Dale Ellis, UT 1 [9] Dal
Jeff Malone, MS 1 [10] Wash
Ennis Whatley, UA 1 [13] KC
Howard Carter, LS 1 [15] Den
Dirk Minniefield, UK 2 Dal
Darrell Lockhart, AU 2 SA
Mike Davis, UA 2 Mil
Derrick Hord, UK 3 Cle
Terry Fair, UG 4 Ind
Kalpatrick Wells, MS 4 Phila
Carlos Clark, UM 4 Bos
Terry Lewis, MS 4 LAL
Roger Stieg, UM 5 Ind
Charles Hurt, UK 6 Mil
Odell Mosteller, AU 10 Utah
Lamar Heard, UG 10 SA

1984 (17)

Sam Bowie, UK 1 [2] Port
Charles Barkley, AU 1 [5] Phila
Melvin Turpin, UK 1 [6] Wash
Jeff Turner, VU 1 [17] NJ
Vern Fleming, UG 1 [18] Ind
James Banks, UG 3 Phila
Terry Williams, UA 3 Sea
Leonard Mitchell, LS 3 Cle
Vernon Delancy, UF 3 Mil
Dickie Beal, UK 4 Atl
Eric Richardson, UA 5 SA
Dan Federmann, UT 5 Phila
Willie Burton, UT 6 Den
Jim Master, UK 6 Atl
Tom Heitz, UK 8 Ind
Greg Turner, AU 9 KC
John Tudor, LS 9 Dal

1985 (5)

Jerry Reynolds, LS 1 [22] Mil
Bobby Lee Hurt, UA 2 GS
Eugene McDowell, UF 3 Mil
Michael Brooks, UT 4 Hou
Gerald Crosby, UG 6 GS

1986 (11)

Chuck Person, AU 1 [4] Ind
Kenny Walker, UK 1 [5] NY
John Williams, LS 1 [12] Wash
Buck Johnson, UA 1 [20] Hou
Joe Ward, UG 2 Phx
Cedric Henderson, UG 2 Atl
Don Redden, LS 3 Den
Derrick Taylor, LS 4 Ind
Chauncey Robinson, MS 4 Det
Roger Harden, UK 5 LAL
Bobby Lee Hurt, UA 6 GS

1987 (15)

Derrick McKey, UA 1 [9] Sea
Jim Farmer, UA 1 [20] Dal
Nikita Wilson, LS 2 Port
Tony White, UT 2 Chi
Terry Coner, UA 2 Atl
Andrew Moten, UF 4 NJ
Chad Kessler, UG 5 LAC
James Blackmon, UK 5 NJ
Glen Clem, VU 5 NY
Dennis Williams, UG 5 SA
Anthony Wilson, LS 5 Chi
Fred Jenkins, UT 6 Hou
Frank Ford, AU 6 LAL
Mark Gottfried, UA 7 Det
Gerald White, AU 7 Dal

1988 (12)

Chris Morris, AU 1 [4] NJ
Rex Chapman, UK 1 [8] Char
Willie Anderson, UG 1 [10] SA
Will Perdue, VU 1 [11] Chi
Vernon Maxwell, UF 2 Den
Jose Vargas, LS 2 Dal
Rob Lock, UK 3 LAC
Hernan Montenegro, LS 3 Phila
Jeff Moore, AU 3 Char
Ed Davender, UK 3 Wash
Mike Jones, AU 3 Mil
Winston Bennett, UK 3 Cle

1989 (6)

Dyron Nix, UT 2 Char
Frank Kornet, VU 2 Mil
Michael Ansley, UA 2 Orl
Doug Roth, UT 2 Wash
Ricky Blanton, LS 2 Phx
Toney Mack, UG 2 Phila

1989 Expansion Draft (1)

Jim Farmer, UA Utah to Orl

1990 (4)

Chris Jackson, LS 1 [3] Den
Alec Kessler, UG 1 [12] Hou
Gerald Glass, UM 1 [20] Minn
Dwayne Schintzius, UF 1 [24] SA

1991 (1)

Stanley Roberts, LS 1 [23] Orl

1992 (8)

Shaquille O'Neal, LS 1 [1] Orl
Todd Day, AR 1 [8] Mil
Robert Horry, UA 1 [11] Hou
Oliver Miller, AR 1 [22] Phx
Lee Mayberry, AR 1 [23] Mil
Latrell Sprewell, UA 1 [24] GS
Isaiah Morris, AR 2 Mia
Litterial Green, UG 2 Chi

1993 (4)

Jamal Mashburn, UK 1 [4] Dal
Allan Houston, UT 1 [11] Det
James Robinson, UA 1 [21] Port
Geert Hammink, LS 1 [26] Orl

1994 (4)

Wesley Person, AU 1 [23] Phx
Rodney Dent, UK 2 Mil
Jamie Watson, SC 2 Utah
Charles Claxton, UG 2 Phx

1995 (4)

Antonio McDyess, UA 1 [2] LAC
Corliss Williamson, AR 1 [13] Sac
Jason Caffey, UA 1 [20] Chi
Andrew DeClercq, UF 2 GS

1996 (13)

Antoine Walker, UK 1 [6] Bos
Erick Dampier, MS 1 [10] Ind
Tony Delk, UK 1 [16] Char
Walter McCarty, UK 1 [19] NYK
Dontae' Jones, MS 1 [21] NYK
Roy Rogers, UA 1 [22] Van
Steve Hamer, UT 2 Bos
Randy Livingston, LS 2 Hou
Terrell Bell, UG 2 Hou
Mark Pope, UK 2 Ind
Shandon Anderson, UG 2 Utah
Ronnie Henderson, LS 2 Wash
Darnell Robinson, AR 2 Dal

1997 (3)

Ron Mercer, UK 1 [6] Bos
Derek Anderson, UK 1 [13] Cle
Eric Washington, UA 2 Orl

1998 (3)

Jason Williams, UF 1 [7] Sac
Nazr Mohammed, UK 1 [29] Utah
Ansu Sesay, UM 2 Dal

1999 (3)

Jumaine Jones, UG 1 [27] Atl
Scott Padgett, UK 1 [28] Utah
Tyrone Washington, MS 2 Hou

2000 (8)

Stromile Swift, LS 1 [2] Van
Mike Miller, UF 1 [5] Orl
Jamaal Magloire, UK 1 [19] Char
Donnell Harvey, UF 1 [22] NYK
Mamadou N'Diaye, AU 1 [26] Den
Dan Langhi, VU 2 Dal
Jabari Smith, LS 2 Sac
Chris Porter, AU 2 GS

2001 (3)

Joe Johnson, AR 1 [10] Bos
Gerald Wallace, UA 1 [25] Sac
Jamison Brewer, AU 2 Ind

2002 (4)

Marcus Haislip, UT 1 [13] Mil
Tayshaun Prince, UK 1 [23] Det
Vincent Yarbrough, UT 2 Den
Rod Grizzard, UA 2 Wash

2003 (6)

Jarvis Hayes, UG 1 [10] Wash
Mario Austin, MS 2 Chi
Derrick Zimmerman, MS 2 GS
Keith Bogans, UK 2 Mil
Matt Bonner, UF 2 Chi
Maurice Williams, UA 2 Utah

2004 (3)

Justin Reed, UM 2 Bos
Matt Freije, VU 2 Mia
Rashad Wright, UG 2 Ind

2005 (3)

David Lee, UF 1 [30] NYK
Brandon Bass, LS 2 NO
Lawrence Roberts, MS 2 Sea

2006 (4)

Tyrus Thomas, LS 1 [3] Port
Ronnie Brewer, AR 1 [14] Utah
Renaldo Balkman, SC 1 [20] NYK
Rajon Rondo, UK 1 [21] Phx

2007 (8)

Al Horford, UF 1 [3] Atl
Corey Brewer, UF 1 [7] Minn
Joakim Noah, UF 1 [9] NY
Glen Davis, LS 2 Sea
Jermareo Davidson, UA 2 GS
Chris Richard, UF 2 Minn
Derrick Byars, VU 2 Port
Taurean Green, UF 2 Port

2008 (6)

Anthony Randolph, LS 1 [14] GS
Marreese Speights, UF 1 [16] Phila
Sonny Weems, AR 2 Chi
Richard Hendrix, UA 2 GS
Shan Foster, VU 2 Dal
Joe Crawford, UK 2 LAL

2009 (4)

Jodie Meeks, UK 2 Mil
Patrick Beverley, AR 2 LAL
Marcus Thornton, LS 2 Mia
Nick Calathes, UF 2 Minn

2010 (7)

John Wall, UK 1 [1] Wash
DeMarcus Cousins, UK 1 [5] Sac
Patrick Patterson, UK 1 [14] Hou
Eric Bledsoe, UK 1 [18] OKC
Daniel Orton, UK 1 [29] Orl
Terrico White, UM 2 Det
Jarvis Varnado, MS 2 Mia

2011 (7)

Brandon Knight, UK 1 [8] Det
Tobias Harris, UT 1 [19] Char
Trey Thompkins, UG 2 LAC
Chandler Parsons, UF 2 Hou
Josh Harrellson, UK 2 NO
Travis Leslie, UG 2 LAC
Vernon Macklin, UF 2 Det
DeAndre Liggins, UK 2 Orl

2012 (12)

Anthony Davis, UK 1 [1] NO
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, UK 1 [2] Char
Bradley Beal, UF 1 [3] Wash
Terrence Jones, UK 1 [18] Hou
John Jenkins, VU 1 [23] Atl
Arnett Moultrie, MS 1 [27] Mia Marquis Teague, UK 1 [29] Chi
Festus Ezeli, VU 1 [30] GS
Jeffery Taylor, VU 2 Char
Doron Lamb, UK 2 Mil
Justin Hamilton, LS 2 Phila
Darius Miller, UK 2 NO

2013 (5)

Nerlens Noel, UK 1 [6] NO
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, UG 1 [8] Det
Archie Goodwin, UK 1 [29] OKC
Erik Murphy, UF 2 Chi
Alex Oriakhi, MO 2 Phx

NOTE

Number of SEC players taken listed in parentheses.

Listing is alphabetical 1949-1956. Since 1957 the listing is by rounds with the number in brackets [ ] indicating the selection of first-round picks. The NBA held its first college draft prior to the start of the 1947-48 season, but records prior to 1949 are unavailable.