NBA Draft Combine 2012: Full List of Participants and Schedule

Eric Ball@@BigLeagueEballFeatured ColumnistMay 22, 2012

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 24:  Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes reacts after a play against the Syracuse Orange during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional Final at TD Garden on March 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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The NBA draft combine may not garner the same attention from the media as its football counterpart, but the importance of the event remains the same.

This is the premier event of the pre-draft process, and all of the top prospects have been given the invite. If you aren’t one of the 60 players invited to participate next month in Chicago, odds are, you won’t be hearing your name called at the draft.

Here is the schedule for the next month leading up to the NBA Draft:

May 30 (Wed): NBA draft lottery

June 7-8 (Thurs-Fri): NBA draft combine

June 18 (Mon): Deadline for international players declaring early to withdraw from the draft

June 28 (Thurs): NBA draft

By no surprise, Kentucky leads its pack, with six of its former players invited, with North Carolina placing second with four.

For the first time in years, we may watch the first round go by without a single international player getting selected. The vast majority of the top prospects have one or two years of collegiate experience under their belt and are going to take some time to develop. That makes their performance in front of dozens of scouts incredibly important at the combine.

Only a select few of the players that decided to stay all four years of college will be attending the festivities in Chicago.

Here is the complete list with the players listed in alphabetical order by last name (via CBS Sports):

Quincy Acy, Baylor

ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 23:  Harrison Barnes #40 of the North Carolina Tar Heels attempts a shot against the Ohio Bobcats during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional Semifinal at Edward Jones Dome on March 23, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. North C
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Harrison Barnes, North Carolina

Will Barton, Memphis

Bradley Beal, Florida

J'Covan Brown, Texas

William Buford, Ohio State

Jae Crowder, Marquette

Jared Cunningham, Oregon State

Anthony Davis, Kentucky

Marcus Denmon, Missouri

Andre Drummond, UConn

Kim English, Missouri

Festus Ezeli, Vanderbilt

Evan Fournier, France

Drew Gordon, New Mexico

Draymond Green, Michigan State

JaMychal Green, Alabama

Moe Harkless, St. John's

John Henson, North Carolina

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 23:  Tu Holloway #52 of the Xavier Musketeers shoots over Quincy Acy #4 of the Baylor Bears during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball South Regional Semifinal game at the Georgia Dome on March 23, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Stree
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Tu Holloway, Xavier

Robbie Hummel, Purdue

Bernard James, Florida State

John Jenkins, Vanderbilt

Orlando Johnson, UC Santa Barbara

Darius Johnson-Odom, Marquette

Kevin Jones, West Virginia

Perry Jones III, Baylor

Terrence Jones, Kentucky

Kris Joseph, Syracuse

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 08:  Meyers Leonard #12 of the Illinois Fighting Illini shoots over Zach McCabe #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 8, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indi
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Doron Lamb, Kentucky

Jeremy Lamb, UConn

Meyers Leonard, Illinois

Damian Lillard, Weber State

Scott Machado, Iona

Kendall Marshall, North Carolina

Fab Melo, Syracuse

Khris Middleton, Texas A&M

Darius Miller, Kentucky

Quincy Miller, Baylor

Tony Mitchell, Alabama

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 18:  Arnett Moultrie #23 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs rebounds the ball against the Arizona Wildcats at the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches Vs Cancer at Madison Square Garden on November 18, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo
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Arnett Moultrie, Mississippi State

Kevin Murphy, Tennessee Tech

Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

Kyle O'Quinn, Norfolk State

Miles Plumlee, Duke

Austin Rivers, Duke

Thomas Robinson, Kansas

Terrence Ross, Washington

Mike Scott, Virginia

Henry Sims, Georgetown

Jared Sullinger, Ohio State

Jeff Taylor, Vanderbilt

Tyshawn Taylor, Kansas

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 24:  Dion Waiters #3 of the Syracuse Orange goes to the hoop against Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional Final at TD Garden on March 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Phot
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Marquis Teague, Kentucky

Hollis Thompson, Georgetown

Dion Waiters, Syracuse

Royce White, Iowa State

Tony Wroten, Washington

Tyler Zeller, North Carolina


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