It’s time to end the debate! Well, not really. Arguments will still ensue about which college basketball programs produce the BEST players. However, in this list, we’re just looking at quantitative. These are the stone cold facts. Here are the colleges with the MOST NBA players:


  1. Kentucky (29) Notable Players: Anthony Davis, Devin Booker, Karl-Anthony Towns, De’Aaron Fox, John Wall, Jamal Murray, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Tyler Herro, Julius Randle, Bam Adebayo, Malik Monk, Rajon Rondo, DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe, Enes Kanter
  2. Duke (24) Notable Players: Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum, Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram, JJ Redick, Justise Winslow, RJ Barrett
  3. North Carolina (14) Notable Players: Harrison Barnes, Danny Green, Vince Carter, Coby White
  4. UCLA (12) Notable Players: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love, Lonzo Ball, Jrue Holiday, Trevor Ariza, Norman Powell
  5. Arizona (11) Notable Players: Deandre Ayton, Lauri Markkanen, Aaron Gordon, Andre Igoudala
  6. Kansas (11) Notable Players: Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Ben McLemore
  7. Texas (11) Notable Players: Kevin Durant, Jarrett Allen, LaMarcus Aldridge, Myles Turner, PJ Tucker, Tristan Thompson, Avery Bradley, Mo Bamba, Jaxson Hayes
  8. Indiana (9) Notable Players: Victor Oladipo, Eric Gordon
  9. Michigan (8) Notable Players: Caris LeVert, Tim Hardaway Jr.
  10. Villanova (8) Notable Players: Kyle Lowry, Eric Paschall, Josh Hart, Donte DiVincenzo, Mikal Bridges
  11. Tennessee (7) Notable Players: Tobias Harris, Josh Richardson, Jordan McRae
  12. USC (7) Notable Players: DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Vucevic, Taj Gibson
  13. Wake Forest (7) Notable Players: Chris Paul, John Collins, Jeff Teague
  14. Washington (7) Notable Players: Dejounte Murray, Terrence Ross, Markelle Fultz
  15. Gonzaga (6) Notable Players: Domantas Sabonis, Rui Hachimura, Kelly Olynyk
  16. Louisville (6) Notable Players: Donovan Mitchell, Montrezl Harrell, Terry Rozier, Gorgui Dieng
  17. Virginia (6) Notable Players: Malcolm Brogdan, De’Andre Hunter, Joe Harris
  18. Florida (5) Notable Players: Bradley Beal, Al Horford
  19. Florida State (5) Notable Players: Malik Beasley, Jonathan Isaac
  20. Iowa State (5) Notable Players: Monte Morris, Georges Niang
  21. Michigan State (5) Notable Players: Draymond Green, Gary Harris, Jaren Jackson Jr., Miles Bridges
  22. Oregon (5) Notable Players: Dillon Brooks, Chris Boucher
  23. Stanford (5) Notable Players: Brook Lopez, Robin Lopez, Dwight Powell
  24. Syracuse (5) Notable Players: Carmelo Anthony, Jerami Grant, Dion Waiters
  25. Texas A&M (5) Notable Players: Khris Middleton, DeAndre Jordan, Alex Caruso
  26. UConn (5) Notable Players: Kemba Walker, Andre Drummond

Make sure to let us know which college basketball program you think has produced the BEST of the best.