Last year, only four players from the Big Ten were selected throughout the entire NBA draft. This year, it would be a shock if any less than that were taken in the first-round alone.
Cody Zeller is a sure-fire top-five pick while B1G stars like Trey Burke and Victor Oladipo have seen their stock soar throughout the past two months.
Might some GM find the 2013 draft's sleeper pick by mining the rosters of the Big Ten? Will history look back on this year's class as one of the best to ever leave the conference?
Enough already. Let's breakdown who the Big Ten's stars compare to in the NBA.