NBA players drafted/signed out of Illinois State

The basketball team of Illinois State is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Missoury Valley conference and is nicknamed as the Redbirds.

18 players have been selected out of Illinois State in NBA draft history, 1 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 2 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Illinois State was selected in the NBA draft was in 1999.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Illinois State: Houston Rockets (2 times), Cleveland Cavaliers (2), Milwaukee Bucks (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Illinois State 1

No players drafted/signed out of Illinois State are currently playing in the NBA.

Former NBA players out of Illinois State 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
FromToSeasons
D. Akoon-Purcel2016 (-)G/F1.96/ 6'5''201820191
Jeff Wilkins1977 (37)C2.11/ 6'11''198019866
Doug Collins1973 (1)G/F1.98/ 6'6''197319818
Robert Hawkins1975 (51)SG1.93/ 6'4''197519794

Other NBA draft picks out of Illinois State 1

YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
19993122Rico HillLos Angeles Clippers
197467413Ron De VriesLos Angeles Lakers
198068322Ron JonesCleveland Cavaliers
197572418Cyrus MannBoston Celtics
197883417Billy LewisSeattle SuperSonics
197583511Rick WhitlowHouston Rockets
198485415Hank CornleyNew Jersey Nets
19859754Lou StefanovicSeattle SuperSonics
198010058Joe GalvinIndiana Pacers
1983113520Rick LambPhoenix Suns
197911668Derrick MayesMilwaukee Bucks
198512569Ricky JohnsonCleveland Cavaliers
197612684Randy HearyDetroit Pistons
1980194915Del YarbroughMilwaukee Bucks
1969213192Blaine RoyerSan Diego Rockets
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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