Playing in the Division I NCAA Basketball tournament is like a rite of passage for college basketball players all over American soil. While some fold inside the NCAA curse of never getting drafted by the big leagues (see: the NBA), others elude it, excel and eventually ball with the big boys. Here are 10 of the top players in the country who are set to race up and down the court like madmen for March Madness in hopes of landing a spot on an NBA roster.
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Jahlil Okafor is making his way to be the best college basketball player in the country right now. The Duke University freshman has proven time and time again to have senior classmen-like skills. Having massive scorings to his pedigree–17.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks—the Blue Devil’s likely to be a top pick in the 2015 NBA draft.