Underclassmen in 2000-2001 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.

  Cl Drafted by Overall
Gilbert Arenas, Arizona So. Golden State 31
B. Armstrong, Pepperdine Jr. New Jersey 23
Malcolm Battles, New Mexico Jr. not drafted
Tavorris Bell, Rhode Island Jr. not drafted
Preston Bennett, Grayson CC Fr. not drafted
Michael Bradley, Villanova Jr. Toronto 17
Jamison Brewer, Auburn So. Indiana 41
K. Brown, Okaloosa-Walton CC So. Boston 11
Kwame Brown, Glynn Acad. HS Washington 1
SirValiant Brown, George Wash. So. not drafted
Nick Burwell, Orange CC So. not drafted
Tyson Chandler, Dominguez HS L.A. Clippers 2
Ousmane Cisse, St. Jude Cath. HS Denver 47
Jason Collins, Stanford So. Houston 18
Omar Cook, St. John's Fr. Denver 32
Eddy Curry, Thorwood HS (Ill.) HS Chicago 4
Samuel Dalembert, Seton Hall So. Philadelphia 26
Greedy Daniels, TCU Jr. not drafted
DeSagana Diop, Oak Hill Acad. HS Cleveland 8
Maurice Evans, Texas Jr. not drafted
Benjamin Eze, Col.of S. Idaho Fr. not drafted
Alton Ford, Houston Fr. Phoenix 51
Joseph Forte, North Carolina So. Boston 21
Jerry Green, UC-Irvine Jr. not drafted
Eddie Griffin, Seton Hall Fr. New Jersey 7
Rob Griffin, Iowa Jr. not drafted
Rashid Hardwick, E. Okla. St. Fr. not drafted
Trenton Hassell, Austin Peay Jr. Chicago 30
Kirk Haston, Indiana Jr. Charlotte 16
Draper Housley, Lee College So. not drafted
Steven Hunter, DePaul So. Orlando 15
Richard Jefferson, Arizona Jr. Houston 13
Joe Johnson, Arkansas So. Boston 10
Tony Key, Centennial HS (Calif.) HS not drafted
D.A. Layne, Georgia Jr. not drafted
Zach Marbury, Rhode Island Jr. not drafted
Jamario Moon, Meridian CC So. not drafted
Troy Murphy, Notre Dame Jr. Golden State 14
Zach Randolph, Michigan St. Fr. Portland 19
Jason Richardson, Mich. St. So. Golden State 5
Kenny Satterfield, Cincinnati So. Dallas 54
Bobby Simmons, DePaul Jr. Seattle 42
Will Solomon, Clemson Jr. Vancouver 33
Clifton Terry, Kennedy-King Col. So. not drafted
Gerald Wallace, Alabama Fr. Sacramento 25
Rodney White, Charlotte Fr. Detroit 9
Michael Wright, Arizona Jr. New York 39
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.


NCAA Men's Division I Leaders 2000–2001 Season Other 2001 Men's Tournaments