The Big 12 had a solid showing in the 2010 NBA draft, producing three lottery picks and seven overall first-rounders.
As you might guess, Kansas and Texas have, over the past several seasons, been the main producers of talent. But last season Baylor produced the highest-ranked player in the Big 12 -- Ekpe Udoh -- and the Bears appear poised to repeat that in June with freshman forward Perry Jones.
I spoke with a number of NBA scouts to get a take on five players they'll be watching closely in the Big 12 this season. Here's the breakdown:
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