Kentucky setting NBA Draft history

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Kentucky’s historic run of producing draft picks is expected to continue tonight with and Archie Goodwin.  If those two are picked — which is a near-certainty — will have produced 17 draft picks in the last four years, a record for any four-year stretch.

Since 1989, when the went to two rounds, the next-best four-year run was 11 picks (North Carolina, 2009-12).

Even if you relax those parameters and include years when the Draft went multiple rounds, the highest number in a four-year span was UCLA’s 14 picks, which happened in two separate four-year runs (1968-71 and 1979-82).

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