Not many college basketball stars can do what Anthony Davis did last season: make the transition to the NBA look easy. Still, with the right combination of physical tools and on-court skills, a college player (even after just one year on campus) can make an immediate impact at the next level.
One of last year’s most heralded freshmen, Glenn Robinson III, has already shown the potential to shine as a pro. The Michigan star’s eye-popping athleticism and aggressive offensive play will earn him plenty of minutes with an NBA team, quite possibly as soon as 2014-15.
Read on for more on Robinson and the rest of the 20 college stars who are best equipped to step in right away once they hear their names called on draft night.