Jeremy Lin has taken the basketball world by storm in just two weeks as an NBA starter. Over his stretch of success that began with a win over the Nets on February 4, Lin has led the league in points scored.
His status as a lovable underdog has turned him into the most talked about player today. Floyd Mayweather and many others tried to attribute Lin's sudden rise to his race, but he has proven that he is for real.
Not only is Lin the first American-born player of Taiwanese descent in NBA history, but the Harvard graduate is also the first Ivy League product to appear in the association since Chris Dudley of Yale retired in 2003. Lin, the owner of a number of a number of Crimson school records, is just one of a number of stellar professional athletes today that spent their college days in the Ivy League.
In this list I will go over the five best products, in no particular order, of the eight Ivy League schools that are playing at the highest level of professional sports today.