Last week’s NBA draft was loaded with the usual suspects from Kentucky and North Carolina, but many of college basketball’s top programs aren’t so fortunate. For some schools, years of on-court success just don’t matter when it comes to impressing the pro coaches and scouts.
Missouri just completed its second 30-win season in the last four years, but the Tigers have barely any NBA presence to show for their success.
Even this year’s five-man senior class didn’t get much love, with snipers Marcus Denmon and Kim English staying on the board until well into the second round and Ricardo Ratliffe going undrafted altogether.
Read on for more on the woes of Mizzou’s NBA hopefuls, along with nine other terrific programs that just can’t catch a break with the NBA.