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Mid-majors are not as prestigious as other, more renowned universities, but they often showcase players destined to change the course of a franchise (eg: Damian Lillard) or to be accomplished and successful rotation players in the Nba. Last June, DeAndre Bembry (St. Joseph’s) and Pascal Siakam (New Mexico) were selected in the first round and every year the draft will present “steals” and “diamonds in the rough”.

Pascal Siakam

Pascal Siakam

And there are players who might not find a team in the Nba but could end up having great careers in Europe, Italy included. One of the most recent examples is Kyle Hines, who was the best player at UNC Greensboro when he left in 2008.

Here is a list of five players to keep an eye on in the 2016-17 season. The season did not start yet, and as usual there are names that were cut from this list that might make their case, like Justin Gibbs at Davidson or Justin Robinson at Mounmoth. But surprises are part of the game.