Atlantic 10 Basketball: Will Any A-10 Players be Selected in 2014 NBA Draft?

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Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; A general view of the stage after the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; A general view of the stage after the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Aside from the NCAA Tournament, the NBA Draft is perhaps the most intriguing event for the die-hard college basketball fan. But despite the fact that the Atlantic 10 has been one of the best conferences in the country as of late, the conference hasn’t seen a player drafted since St. Bonaventure’s Andrew Nicholson was selected 19th overall by the Orlando Magic in 2012. And although the A-10 has seen some players make it in the NBA without being drafted (VCU’s Troy Daniels – currently with the Houston Rockets – is the most recent example), there’s something special about hearing a name called on Draft Night.

So with the 2014 Draft about a month away, hope springs once again. Will a player from URI’s conference get selected this year? Here are two possibilities.

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