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November 23, 1998
Awards handed out before a jumper has been drained might seem pointless, but don't tell Elton Brand of Duke, Mateen Cleaves of Michigan State, Richard Hamilton of Connecticut, Andre Miller of Utah or Lee Nailon of TCU, all of whom were named to the AP preseason All-America team last week. The honor is a strong predictor that they'll be high NBA draft picks. Here's how the preseason All-Americas this decade have fared.
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November 23, 1998

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Awards handed out before a jumper has been drained might seem pointless, but don't tell Elton Brand of Duke, Mateen Cleaves of Michigan State, Richard Hamilton of Connecticut, Andre Miller
of Utah or Lee Nailon of TCU, all of whom were named to the AP preseason All-America team last week. The honor is a strong predictor that they'll be high NBA draft picks. Here's how the preseason All-Americas this decade have fared.

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