Don't sleep on Kenneth Faried 

November, 2, 2010

Kenneth FariedDon McPeak/US PresswireKenneth Faried could be a draft gem.
The "big six" college conferences -- the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10 and SEC -- obviously get plenty of attention when it comes to the NBA draft.

But in the past several years, members of the other group, the mid-majors, have been more than holding their own. In the 2010 draft, six players from mid-major teams went in the first round. Two of them -- Gordon Hayward from Butler and Paul George from Fresno State -- went in the top 10.