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Griffin's numbers are great, but …

Updated: January 31, 2009, 1:05 PM ET
By Doug Gottlieb

There is not really any argument that over the past three seasons the most dominant player in college basketball has come from the same conference and played essentially the same position. The Big 12 has remade itself as a proving ground for future pros, as over the past two years, Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley have been drafted with back-to-back No. 2 picks. And with the utmost certainty, I tell you that Blake Griffin will go no lower than that.

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