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Underclassmen in NBA Draft

Thirty-three division I players (17 juniors, 10 sophomores and 6 freshmen), 8 junior college players, and 6 high school seniors forfeited the remainder of their college eligibility and declared for the 2001 NBA Draft which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 27.

Players are listed in alphabetical order; first round selections in bold type, high school players in italics.

 ClDrafted byOverall
Pick
Gilbert Arenas, ArizonaSo.Golden State31
B. Armstrong, PepperdineJr.New Jersey23
Malcolm Battles, New MexicoJr.not drafted
Tavorris Bell, Rhode IslandJr.not drafted
Preston Bennett, Grayson CCFr.not drafted
Michael Bradley, VillanovaJr.Toronto17
Jamison Brewer, AuburnSo.Indiana41
K. Brown, Okaloosa-Walton CCSo.Boston11
Kwame Brown, Glynn Acad.HSWashington1
SirValiant Brown, George Wash.So.not drafted
Nick Burwell, Orange CCSo.not drafted
Tyson Chandler, DominguezHSL.A. Clippers2
Ousmane Cisse, St. Jude Cath.HSDenver47
Jason Collins, StanfordSo.Houston18
Omar Cook, St. John'sFr.Denver32
Eddy Curry, Thorwood HS (Ill.)HSChicago4
Samuel Dalembert, Seton HallSo.Philadelphia26
Greedy Daniels, TCUJr.not drafted
DeSagana Diop, Oak Hill Acad.HSCleveland8
Maurice Evans, TexasJr.not drafted
Benjamin Eze, Col.of S. IdahoFr.not drafted
Alton Ford, HoustonFr.Phoenix51
Joseph Forte, North CarolinaSo.Boston21
Jerry Green, UC-IrvineJr.not drafted
Eddie Griffin, Seton HallFr.New Jersey7
Rob Griffin, IowaJr.not drafted
Rashid Hardwick, E. Okla. St.Fr.not drafted
Trenton Hassell, Austin PeayJr.Chicago30
Kirk Haston, IndianaJr.Charlotte16
Draper Housley, Lee CollegeSo.not drafted
Steven Hunter, DePaulSo.Orlando15
Richard Jefferson, ArizonaJr.Houston13
Joe Johnson, ArkansasSo.Boston10
Tony Key, Centennial HS (Calif.)HSnot drafted
D.A. Layne, GeorgiaJr.not drafted
Zach Marbury, Rhode IslandJr.not drafted
Jamario Moon, Meridian CCSo.not drafted
Troy Murphy, Notre DameJr.Golden State14
Zach Randolph, Michigan St.Fr.Portland19
Jason Richardson, Mich. St.So.Golden State5
Kenny Satterfield, CincinnatiSo.Dallas54
Bobby Simmons, DePaulJr.Seattle42
Will Solomon, ClemsonJr.Vancouver33
Clifton Terry, Kennedy-King Col.So.not drafted
Gerald Wallace, AlabamaFr.Sacramento25
Rodney White, CharlotteFr.Detroit9
Michael Wright, ArizonaJr.New York39
Note: Twenty-one players who initially declared themselves eligible for the 2001 NBA Draft withdrew their names before the June 20 deadline. The list of players who pulled their names back included Keith Bogans and Tayshaun Price of Kentucky, Sam Clancy of USC and Tito Maddox of Fresno State.

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