Great college basketball programs are revered for their ability to draw recruits from all corners of the country. But most often, they find the best talent in their own backyards.
Many of the most renowned names in college basketball history forged their legends while playing for their hometown schools.
Among the most revered of that group is Lawrence High School product Danny Manning, who enjoyed one of the most astonishing careers ever seen at Kansas. The pinnacle was his senior season, when he led the Jayhawks to one of the most improbable national titles in the history of March Madness.
Here's a closer look at Manning and the rest of the greatest in-state stars in the history of the current Top-10 teams—as determined by Bleacher Report’s preseason poll.