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Jackie MacMullan
March 23, 1998
NCAA Talent PollsThe Odds are good that several of the 64 teams that made the NCAA tournament will one day supply a batch of players to the NBA. Twenty-five squads each produced four players who have suited up in the league this season, and 20 yielded five or more. Here are the teams that have placed the most players in the NBA during 1997-98.—David Sabino
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March 23, 1998

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NCAA Talent Polls
The Odds are good that several of the 64 teams that made the NCAA tournament will one day supply a batch of players to the NBA. Twenty-five squads each produced four players who have suited up in the league this season, and 20 yielded five or more. Here are the teams that have placed the most players in the NBA during 1997-98.
—David Sabino

7 North Carolina, 1990-91
NCAA tournament finish: lost in semifinals
Pete Chilcutt and George Lynch, Grizzlies; Hubert Davis, Mavericks; Rick Fox, Lakers-, Eric Montross, Pistons, Clifford Rozier, Timberwolves (waived on Nov. 25); Kevin Salvadori, Kings (waived on Feb. 20)

6 Kentucky Wildcats, 1995-96
NCAA tournament finish: won championship
Derek Anderson, Cavaliers; Tony Delk, Warriors; Walter McCarty, Ron Mercer and Antoine Walker, Celtics; Mark Pope, Pacers

6 Arizona, 1992-93
NCAA tournament finish lost in first round
Etdrick Bohannon, Pacers, Reggie Geary, Spurs, Chris Mills, Knicks; Khalid Reeves, Mavericks; Ed Stokes, Raptors (waived on Dec. I); Damon Stoudamire, Trail Blazers

6 UCLA. 1991-92
NCAA tournament finish: lost in first round
Mitchell Butler, Cavaliers, Tyus Edney, Celtics; Don MacLean, Nets-, Darrick Martin, Clippers, Tracy Murray, Wizards, George Zidek, Sonics

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