NBA players drafted/signed out of Ohio State

The basketball team of Ohio State is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Big Ten conference and is nicknamed as the Buckeyes.

53 players have been selected out of Ohio State in NBA draft history, 23 in the first round (3 during the last 10 years), 10 in the second round and 6 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Ohio State was selected in the NBA draft was in 2018.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Ohio State: Cleveland Cavaliers (4 times), Atlanta Hawks (4), Sacramento Kings (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Ohio State 1

Former NBA players out of Ohio State 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
FromToSeasons
Kosta Koufos2008 (23)C2.13/ 7'0''2008201911
Jared Sullinger2012 (21)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''201220175
Byron Mullens2009 (24)PF/C2.13/ 7'0''200920145
Greg Oden2007 (1)C2.13/ 7'0''200820143
Daequan Cook2007 (21)SG1.96/ 6'5''200720136
Michael Redd2000 (43)G/F1.98/ 6'6''2000201212
Othello Huntern.dPF2.03/ 6'8''200820102
Jim Jackson1992 (4)SG1.98/ 6'6''1992200614
L. Funderburke1994 (51)PF2.06/ 6'9''199720057
Ken Johnson2001 (48)C2.10/ 6'11''200220031
LaMark Baker1992 (-)PG1.85/ 6'1''199819991
Herb Williams1981 (14)C/PF2.08/ 6'10''1981199918
Chris Jentn.dSF2.00/ 6'7''199319972
Tony Campbell1984 (20)F/G2.01/ 6'7''1984199511
Brad Sellers1986 (9)PF/C2.13/ 7'0''198619936
Dennis Hopson1987 (3)F/G1.96/ 6'5''198719925
Granville Waiters1983 (39)C2.10/ 6'11''198319885
Clark Kellogg1982 (8)PF2.01/ 6'7''198219875
Kelvin Ransey1980 (4)PG1.86/ 6'1''198019866
Jim Smith1981 (54)PF2.05/ 6'9''198119832
Jim Cleamons1971 (13)SG/PG1.91/ 6'3''197119809
John Havlicek1962 (9)F/G1.96/ 6'5''1962197816
Luke Witte1973 (57)C2.13/ 7'0''197319763
Wardell Jackson1974 (98)SF2.01/ 6'7''197419751
Jerry Lucas1962 (2)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''1963197411
Mark Minor1972 (165)SF1.98/ 6'6''197219731
Dave Sorenson1970 (26)PF2.03/ 6'8''197019733
Bill Hosket1968 (10)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''196819724
Larry Siegfried1961 (3)SG/PG1.91/ 6'3''196319729
Gary Bradds1964 (5)PF/SF2.03/ 6'8''196419662
Mel Nowell1962 (92)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''196219631
Joe Roberts1960 (21)PF/SF1.98/ 6'6''196019633
Neil Johnstonn.dC2.03/ 6'8''195119598
Arnie Risenn.dC2.06/ 6'9''1948195810
Dick Schnittker1950 (5)PF1.96/ 6'5''195019587
Bob Donham1950 (25)SG1.88/ 6'2''195019544
Don Graten.dF/G1.88/ 6'2''194919501
Les Pughn.dC/PF2.00/ 6'7''194819502
Paul Huston1947 (8)F/G1.91/ 6'3''194719481
Roger Jorgensenn.dPF/C1.96/ 6'5''194619471
Aaron Craft2014 (-)PG1.88/ 6'2''--------0
Shannon Scott2015 (-)PG1.85/ 6'1''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of Ohio State 1

YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
1947717Jack UndermanSt. Louis Bombers
19582135Frank HowardPhiladelphia Warriors
19732628Allan HornyakCleveland Cavaliers
19562642Robin FreemanSt. Louis Hawks
19553046John MillerMinneapolis Lakers
19543852Paul EbertMilwaukee Hawks
201151221Jon DieblerPortland Trail Blazers
19705241Jody FinneySan Diego Rockets
19585577Ken SidleSt. Louis Hawks
200057228Scoonie PennAtlanta Hawks
201358228Deshaun ThomasSan Antonio Spurs
196086132Dick FurryNew York Knicks
19679796Ron SepicCincinnati Royals
1975104614Bill AndreasChicago Bulls
1981126611Carter ScottGolden State Warriors
198016686Jim EllinghausenCleveland Cavaliers
1969204174Steve HowellSan 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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