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1. Jabari Parker, DUKE SF/PF (6'8" Fr.): If you were down on Jabari Parker during the middle of the season, his late-campaign flourish surely reignited your interest. He finished the ACC regular season with six straight double-doubles, including his 30-point, 11-rebound dismantling of UNC. Parker proved he can score in almost any situation.
Former Duke star and NBA legend Grant Hill is sold on Parker's NBA-readiness, as he told Sean Deveny of the Sporting News:
... he is as close to being an NBA prospect right now as you’re going to find in college. ... The thing that impressed me is the way he uses his size and strength—he is NBA-ready, physically. He is a special player and I think he will be a great NBA player.
2. Rodney Hood, DUKE SF (6'8" So.): While he doesn't have the allure of his bigger, younger teammate, Rodney Hood's NBA value is in top-10 territory because he's a rock-solid scorer. He finished the regular season shooting 43 percent from downtown, while also displaying great footwork and soft touch everywhere inside the arc.
3. Tyler Ennis, SYR PG (6'2" Fr.): Utilizing elite ball-handling skills, superb court vision and uncommon patience, Tyler Ennis emerged as one of the best floor generals in the 2014 draft class. His biggest question marks don't revolve around a particular task, but rather his explosiveness. Does he have enough athleticism to shine in the NBA?
4. Jerami Grant, SYR SF/PF (6'8" So.): Jerami Grant fueled much of Syracuse's success this season, as he took advantage of less-gifted forwards and gobbled up rebounds and scored around the rim. His collegiate highlights are impressive, but he still needs drastic improvement as a ball-handler and perimeter shooter if he wants to produce as a small forward.
5. T.J. Warren, NCS SF (6'8" So.): Don't be fooled by the fact he's fifth in our ACC rankings. If you've seen T.J. Warren play, you know he's a smooth scorer with tremendous body control and world-class instincts. The Wolfpack's alpha dog is first-round material, and his NBA team will instantly plug him in as a swingman contributor.