NBA players drafted/signed out of Niagara

The basketball team of Niagara is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the MAAC conference and is nicknamed as the Purple Eagles.

23 players have been selected out of Niagara in NBA draft history, 1 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 4 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Niagara was selected in the NBA draft was in 1987.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Niagara: Sacramento Kings (7 times), Detroit Pistons (3), Los Angeles Clippers (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Niagara 1

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

Former NBA players out of Niagara 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
FromToSeasons
Joe Arlauckas1987 (74)PF2.06/ 6'9''198719881
Calvin Murphy1970 (18)PG1.75/ 5'9''1970198313
Andy Walker1976 (111)F/G1.93/ 6'4''197619771
Manny Leaks1968 (20)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''197219742
Larry Costello1954 (12)PG1.85/ 6'1''1954196812
Al Butler1961 (17)PG1.88/ 6'2''196119654
Boo Ellis1958 (17)PF1.96/ 6'5''195819602
Ed Fleming1955 (18)G/F1.91/ 6'3''195519605
Bo Erias1954 (43)SF1.91/ 6'3''195719581
Zeke Sinicola1951 (4)PG1.78/ 5'10''195119542
Joe Smyth1953 (53)SF1.91/ 6'3''195319541

Other NBA draft picks out of Niagara 1

YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
19555072Jim McConnellRochester Royals
19725245Marshall WingatePhiladelphia 76ers
19486969Ed KeimRochester Royals
195588121Charles HoxieSt. Louis Hawks
19779052Mike HanleyBuffalo Braves
1948107106Paul YesaviRochester Royals
1967111109Butch ErvinPhiladelphia 76ers
1950116108Harry FoleyRochester Royals
1971130811Wayne JonesDetroit Pistons
1975158914George RautinsBuffalo Braves
19822201015Mike PhillipsDenver Nuggets
19842221016Mike CurranUtah Jazz
(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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