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Jun
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2014

2014 ACC NBA Draft Primer

JParker
Thanks to @HokieSmash for this press release from the ACC! The NBA draft kind of snuck up on us didn’t it?
2014 ACC NBA Draft Primer
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
7:00 p.m., ESPN
ACC NBA Draft Selections by School, 1949-2013
        Overall First Round
School   Selections      Selections      Last First Round Selection              Year
Boston College  32      9       Reggie Jackson  2011
Clemson 26      7       Trevor Booker   2010
Duke    80      33      Mason Plumlee   2013
Florida State   40      10      Chris Singleton 2011
Georgia Tech    43      18      Iman Shumpert   2011
Maryland        59      18      Alex Len        2013
Miami   19      4       Shane Larkin    2013
North Carolina  102     45      Reggie Bullock  2013
NC State        63      15      J.J. Hickson    2008
Notre Dame      36      20      Ryan Humphrey   2002
Pittsburgh      20      5       Steven Adams    2013
South Carolina* 15      3       John Roche      1971
Syracuse        43      20      Michael Carter-Williams 2013
Virginia        34      7       Cory Alexander  1995
Virginia Tech   25      1       Dell Curry      1986
Wake Forest     39      13      Al-Farouq Aminu 2010
*Former Member
 
ACC leads with 117 first-round picks since 1986
Since 1986, the ACC has produced 117 first-round selections in the annual NBA draft – 25 more than the Big East and 38 more than the Pac-12.
1st Round Selections (1986-2013)
                Big             Pac     Big     Big
Year    ACC     East    SEC     12      10      12
1986    6       3       4       0       3       x
1987    5       2       2       4       2       x
1988    0       4       4       0       1       x
1989    3       2       0       4       5       x
1990    4       3       4       1       5       x
1991    4       5       1       2       1       x
1992    6       3       6       4       1       x
1993    6       3       4       2       1       x
1994    4       4       1       3       3       x
1995    *8      1       3       5       3       x
1996    2       6       6       1       1       x
1997    2       2       2       3       3       4
1998    4       2       2       3       2       4
1999    6       4       2       2       1       0
2000    1       2       5       2       4       4
2001    3       4       2       2       3       1
2002    4       3       2       3       2       2
2003    4       3       1       1       1       3
2004    1       2       0       3       2       2
2005    7       2       1       3       2       4
2006    3       7       4       2       2       1
2007    6       2       3       4       4       3
2008    1       3       2       7       3       4
2009    7       4       0       6       1       2
2010    5       4       5       1       1       7
2011    5       3       2       3       1       6
2012    6       5       *8      3       2       3
2013    4       4       3       3       4       1
Totals  117     92      79      77      64      51
*denotes NBA record
 
ACC Draft Notes
With four first-round selections in last year’s draft, the ACC extended its streak of having at least one first-round selection to 25 consecutive NBA drafts. Over the past five years (2009-2013), the ACC leads all conferences with 27 first round drafts picks; the Big East (20) is second, followed by the Big 12 (19), SEC (18), Pac-12 (16) and the Big Ten (9).
Led by Maryland’s Alex Len, the No. 5 overall selection by the Phoenix Suns, the ACC had eight players selected in the 2013 NBA Draft. Four ACC players were selected in the first round, matching the totals of the Big East and the Big Ten.
Duke led all ACC schools with two selections, including first-round selection Mason Plumlee No. 22 overall by the Brooklyn Nets. In all, seven ACC schools had players drafted. The Blue Devils have had at least one player selected in 14 of the past 16 NBA drafts.
The ACC extended its streak of having at least one first-round selection to 25 consecutive NBA drafts. Florida State has had at least one player selected in eight of the last 10 years.
Over the past seven years, the ACC has accounted for 18 percent (47 of 269) of the college players selected in the first round.
With four first-round picks in the 2013 draft, the ACC extended its streak of having at least one first-round draft pick to 25 consecutive NBA drafts.
The ACC has had the most or has tied for the most first-round picks in the NBA draft in five of the last 11 years and in 12 of the last 20.
North Carolina has had 10 “Lottery Picks” over the last eight years … 26 of the last 31 Tar Heels selected in the NBA Draft have gone in the first round. At No. 5 overall, Maryland’s Alex Len was the highest Terp drafted since Steve Francis was the No. 2 overall pick in 1999.
ACC Players in 2013 NBA Draft
1/5     Alex Len, Md.   Phoenix
1/18    Shane Larkin, UM        Dallas
1/22    Mason Plumlee, Duke     Brooklyn
1/25    Reggie Bullock, UNC     LA Clippers
2/35    Glen Rice, Jr., GT      Philadelphia
2/46    Erick Green, VT Utah
2/48    Ryan Kelly, Duke        LA Lakers
2/52    Lorenzo Brown, NCS      Minnesota
1/11    Michael Carter-Williams, Syr.   Philadelphia
1/12    Steven Adams, Pitt      Oklahoma City
2013 NBA Draft by Conference
First Round             Overall
ACC     4       ACC     8
Big East        4       Pac-12  7
Big Ten 4       Big East        6
Pac 12  3       Big 10  5
SEC     3       Big 12  5
Mnt. West       2       Mnt. West       4
Big 12  1       SEC     4
Patriot 1       Patriot 2
West Coast      1       Big West        1
                Horizon 1
                Ohio Valley     1
                Sun Belt        1
                Summit  1
                West Coast      1
Top of the Class
The ACC leads all conferences with 10 No. 1 overall picks in the annual NBA Draft  … six different ACC schools have had at least one No. 1 overall selection … Duke leads all ACC schools with three No. 1 picks … Maryland and North Carolina have each had two No. 1 overall picks while NC State, Virginia and Wake Forest have had one each … Duke’s Art Heyman was the ACC’s first No. 1 overall pick when he was selected by the New York Knicks in the 1963 draft.
ACC No. 1 Overall Selections
1963    Art Heyman, Duke                Knicks
1975    David Thompson, NC State                Lakers
1976    John Lucas, Maryland            Rockets
1982    James Worthy, North Carolina            Lakers
1983    Ralph Sampson, Virginia         Rockets
1986    Brad Daugherty, North Carolina  Cavaliers
1995    Joe Smith, Maryland             Warriors
1997    Tim Duncan, Wake Forest         Spurs
1999    Elton Brand, Duke               Bulls
2011    Kyrie Irving, Duke              Cavaliers
No. 1 Overall Selections by Conference
Atlantic Coast  10
Big Ten 9
Big East        3
SEC     3
Southern        3
Big Eight       2
Big West        2
Pacific-10      2
Big 12  1
Colonial        1
Conference USA  1
Metro   1
Mountain States 1
Mountain West   1
Southwest       1
Independents    10
By Yearly Conference Membership

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