5 Small-School Prospects Destined for 2016 NBA Draft

October 19th, 2015 by Jonathan Wasserman Leave a reply »
Every year, we see a few small-school prospects defy the odds and wind up getting themselves picked in the NBA draft. 

With the success of league MVP Stephen Curry and All-Stars Damian Lillard, Paul George and Paul Millsap, teams continue to send representatives to scout the lower-profile programs. 

In 2015, it was Cameron Payne (Murray State) who came out of nowhere to find the lottery while R.J. Hunter (Georgia State) and Larry Nance Jr. (Wyoming) managed to crack the first round. 

We went through the mid-major schools (not named Gonzaga or UNLV) and pegged five standouts destined to hear their names called—regardless of what round—in the 2016 draft. 

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