The 10 States That Produce the Best College Basketball Talent

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The 10 States That Produce the Best College Basketball Talent
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Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart is from Texas, one of the must-visit states whether you're looking for quantity or quality.

Dear college coaches, I'm here to help you with your travel. 

Ever wonder which states produce the best college basketball players? Some are obvious. The largest states (Texas, California and Florida) are bound to be on the list, but where else? 

To find out, I went through's Top 100 lists from 2010 through 2014 and found the 10 states which produce the most Top 100 players. It would not be a huge leap to assume that this five-year window is similar to other five-year windows, and 100 players in each class is a solid sample size. 

Before we get to the list, here are a few states also worth visiting because of the quality of the players each state has produced.

Honorable mention: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan, Virginia and Missouri.

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