20 Best NBA Draft Picks from Michigan State

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Dec 30, 2014; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans and mascot Sparty huddle prior to a game against the Maryland Terrapins at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

player. 79. . Round 2. Pick 24 (1981). Jay Vincent. 8

Jay Vincent went on to have a productive, but perhaps under-appreciated, career after being a second-round draft pick of the Dallas Mavericks. Vincent spent nine years in the NBA but did so as a member of six different teams.

The two-time Big Ten scoring champ went on to average better than 15 points per game over his NBA career while averaging 5.5 rebounds per game.

Unfortunately, Vincent has been in the news in recent years for legal problems involving fraud charges that sent him to prison.

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