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12:02 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Six From UK Taken In NBA Draft; Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist Top Picks

Anthony Davis

All six members of the national champion University of Kentucky men’s basketball team who declared for the NBA draft were chosen last night, including four in the first round of 30 picks. 

It was the first time that six players from a college team were selected in a single draft.

UK had the top two overall picks;  Anthony Davis was chosen by the New Orleans Hornets and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats.

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