Stephen Vilardo’s 2022 Pac-12 Historical NBA Draft Capsules

A condensed history of each Conference program's pro basketball selections over the years

Posted on June 23, 2022


  By Stephen Vilardo, SportsPac12

With the 2022 NBA Playoffs in the books, these capsules provide a condensed history of each Conference program’s selections heading into this week’s Draft.

Each school capsule includes a total of Players Drafted, First-Round Picks, No. 1 Overall Picks, Highest Ever Pick, Most Recent Player Selected, Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era, and Highest-Ever Pin in the Modern NBA Draft Era (since 1967).

For a more in-depth look at the prospects and trends of this year’s Draft, see my Pac-12 Draft Preview and Mock Draft.

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Arizona 

Players Drafted: 74
First Round: 27
No. 1 Overall: 1
Highest Ever: 2018, Deandre Ayton, Round 1, Pick 1 overall
Most Recent Players Selected: 2022, Bennedict Mathurin, Round 1, Pick 6; Dalen Terry, Round 1, No. 18; Christian Koloko, Round 2, Pick 33; 2020, Josh Green, Round 1, Pick 18; Zeke Nnaji, Round 1, Pick 22; Nico Manion, Round 2, Pick 48
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 12
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Ayton

Arizona State 

Players Drafted: 42
First Round: 9
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 1964 Joe Caldwell, Round 1, Pick 2 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2021, Josh Christopher, 24th overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 2
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): 2009, James Harden, Round 1, Pick 3 overall

Cal

Players Drafted: 48
First Round: 10
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 1994, Jason Kidd, Round 1, pick 2 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2017, Ivan Rabb, Round 2, Pick 35: Jabari Bird, Round 2, Pick 56
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 5
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Kidd

Colorado 

Players Drafted: 34
First Round: 9
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 1997, Chauncey Billups, Round 1, Pick 3 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2022, Jabari Walker, Round 2, Pick 57; 2020, Tyler Bey, Round 2, Pick 36 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 5
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Billups

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Oregon

Players Drafted: 50
First Round: 14
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 1955, Jim Loscutoff, Round 1, Pick 3 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2021, Chris Duarte, Round 1, Pick 13 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 10
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): 1977, Greg Ballard, Round 1, Pick 4

Oregon State 

Players Drafted: 41
First Round: 13
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 1990, Gary Payton, Round 1, Pick 2 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2012, Jared Cunningham, Round 1, Pick 24 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 1
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Payton

Stanford

Players Drafted: 39
First Round: 14
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 2004, Josh Childress, Round 1, Pick 6 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2021, Ziaire Williams, Round 1, Pick 10 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 6
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Childress

UCLA 

Players Drafted: 124
First Round: 41
No. 1 Overall: 2
Highest Ever: 1969, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Round 1, Pick 1 overall; 1974, Bill Walton, Round 1, Pick 1 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2022, Peyton Watson, Round 1, Pick 30; 2019, Jaylen Hands, Round 2, Pick 56 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 12
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Abdul Jabbar & Walton

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USC

Players Drafted: 59
First Round: 14
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 2008, OJ Mayo, Round 1, Pick 3 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2021, Evan Mobley, Round 1, Pick 3 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 5
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Mayo & Mobley

Utah 

Players Drafted: 39
First Round: 13
No. 1 Overall: 2
Highest Ever: 1962, Bill McGill, Round 1, Pick 1 overall; 2005, Andrew Bogut, Round 1, Pick 1 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2017, Kyle Kuzma, Round 1, Pick 27 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 3
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): 2005, Andrew Bogut, Round 1, Pick 1

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Washington

Players Drafted: 58
First Round: 17
No. 1 Overall: 1
Highest Ever: 2017, Markelle Fultz, Round 1, Pick 1 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2020, Isaiah Stewart Round 1, Pick 16; Jaden McDaniels Round 1, Pick 28
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 10
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Fultz

Washington State 

Players Drafted: 30
First Round: 2
No. 1 Overall: 0
Highest Ever: 2011, Klay Thompson, Round 1, Pick 11 overall
Most Recent Player Selected: 2020, CJ Elleby, Round 2,Pick 46 overall
Draft Picks in the Pac-12 Era: 1
Highest Ever in Modern NBA Draft Era (Since 1967): Thompson

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