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NBA Draft 2012: 10 Small-School Studs Who Can Surprise Us

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NBA Draft 2012: 10 Small-School Studs Who Can Surprise Us
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One of the fun parts of any sports draft is looking at the under-the-radar prospects—the prospects who come from out of nowhere to become stars, or at least have long careers in their sport. For the upcoming NBA Draft, there a few players from small schools who can not only make a team and earn playing time, but potentially, also have long careers in the league.

As this draft is not heavy on star power, there is a unique opportunity for small-school players to impress scouts and GMs and get picked in the First Round.

Here is a look at ten small-school studs who will have the opportunity to play in the NBA. Some of these players could go in the First Round, while others may not get drafted at all, but each one is good enough to get his shot.

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