Although not as recognized as Duke or North Carolina, Villanova has deep basketball roots. The Wildcats have one of the more storied programs in the nation. There have been lulls as far as long-term success is concerned, but they are almost always a good basketball team.
Along with good coaches and successful recruiting, players are a huge part of winning basketball games. Villanova has won a lot of games with a lot of great college basketball players. Most great NBA players were great college players, but being a great college player doesn't always translate to pro success.
Here is a list of the 10 Villanova Wildcats that made the most successful transition to the NBA.