By NBA release
Posted Mar 27 2009 4:41PM
As the NCAA Tournament approaches and the NBA playoff race continues to heat up, here is a look at some of the former NCAA Tournament standouts who have graduated on to the NBA.
Universities with the most players on season-opening NBA rosters
• Duke (14)
• UConn (12)
• UCLA (12)
• North Carolina (11)
• Kansas (11)
• Arizona (9)
• Florida (9)
• Georgia Tech (9)
• Kentucky (9)
• Michigan State (8)
• Texas (8)
Final Four MVPs over the last 10 Seasons
Notable NCAA Final Four MVPs celebrating anniversaries
Four players have gone from winning an NCAA title one year to winning an NBA Championship the next season. Here's a look:
|NCAA title to NBA title|
Seven players have won an NCAA title, an Olympic gold medal and an NBA Championship. Here's a look at that list:
Twenty-five NBA Teams have players on their roster who have competed in an NCAA title game.
* = NCAA Champion
Atlanta Hawks -- Al Horford*, Mike Bibby*
Chicago Bulls -- Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah*, Ben Gordon*, Kirk Hinrich
Charlotte Bobcats -- Raymond Felton*, Sean May*, Emeka Okafor*, Nazr Mohammed*
Dallas Mavericks -- Jason Terry*
Denver Nuggets -- Carmelo Anthony*
Detroit Pistons -- Will Bynum, Richard Hamilton*
Golden State Warriors -- Corey Maggette
Houston Rockets -- Shane Battier*
Indiana Pacers -- Brandon Rush*, Jarrett Jack, Mike Dunleavy*
L.A. Lakers -- Jordan Farmar, Luke Walton
Memphis Grizzlies -- Mike Conley, Hakim Warrick*
Miami Heat -- Mario Chalmers*, Udonis Haslem, Jamaal Magloire*, Luther Head, Daequan Cook
Milwaukee Bucks -- Luc Mbah a Moute, Charlie Villanueva*, Richard Jefferson, Charlie Bell*
Minnesota Timberwolves -- Rashad McCants*, Mike Miller, Corey Brewer*
New Jersey Nets -- Chris Douglas-Roberts, Josh Boone*
New Orleans Hornets -- Morris Peterson*
New York Knicks -- Chris Wilcox*, Jared Jeffries, Chris Duhon*
Oklahoma City Thunder -- Nick Collison
Philadelphia 76ers -- Elton Brand, Andre Miller
Phoenix Suns -- Jason Richardson*, Grant Hill*
Portland Trail Blazers -- Greg Oden, Steve Blake*
San Antonio Spurs -- Matt Bonner
Toronto Raptors -- Jake Voskuhl*
Utah Jazz -- Deron Williams, Carlos Boozer*
Washington Wizards -- Juan Dixon*, Gilbert Arenas
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