A Title and a No. 1

Kentucky's Anthony Davis will become the fifth player in the NBA's common draft era (since 1966) to be chosen with the top pick in the same year that they won the NCAA title.

There have been five other No. 1s that had won titles, although not in the same season they were drafted.

Drafted     Player Team College Won Title(s)
1969 Lew Alcindor Bucks UCLA 1967. 1968, 1969 
1974 Bill Walton Trail Blazers    UCLA 1972, 1973
1975 David Thompson    Hawks North Carolina St.    1974
1977 Kent Benson Bucks Indiana 1976
1979 Magic Johnson Lakers Michigan St. 1979
1982 James Worthy Lakers North Carolina 1982
1985 Patrick Ewing Knicks Georgetown 1984
1988 Danny Manning Clippers Kansas 1988
1989 Pervis Ellison Kings Louisville 1986
1991 Larry Johnson Hornets UNLV 1990

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