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NCAA tourney success can mean leap to NBA

March Madness isn’t just a time to cement one’s legacy in the college game, but it can become a launching pad for a career in the pros. Pay attention to who dominates the NCAA Tournament, because here are five current players who won the tourney’s Most Outstanding Player Award before carving out a spot in the NBA, whether it be as a star or a role player.

The Knicks superstar went for 20.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game in carrying the Orange to their only national championship.

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