King: Replacing lottery picks not impossible
July, 2, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Losing a lottery pick can be crippling to a college basketball program -- but it's not always, writes ESPN.com's Jason King. It all depends on what's waiting in reserve. While schools such as Connecticut and Illinois will be in rebuilding mode after watching star players shake NBA commissioner David Stern's hand last week, others such as Kentucky and Florida will enter the 2012-13 campaign with NCAA title hopes. Here is look at the 10 schools that lost lottery picks in last week's NBA draft, and what to expect from those schools this season.