The college basketball season is about to reach the pinnacle. We’re just a few weeks away from March Madness, one of the hottest events in sports.

But it’s never too early to look at how the upcoming NBA Draft is shaping up. And with most of the 2022 season behind us, some players have emerged as solid first-round picks.

That’s especially true in the B1G. In the latest mock draft out of ESPN, Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz believe that a total of 5 players from the conference will be selected in the first round, with 4 being lottery selections.

Here’s a look at the 5 B1G players and where the mock draft has them heading. You can view the complete mock draft on (subscription required).

No. 4: Jaden Ivey, Purdue (Indiana Pacers)

No. 7: Johnny Davis, Wisconsin (New York Knicks)

No. 9: Keegan Murray, Iowa (Portland Trail Blazers)

No. 14: EJ Liddell, Ohio State (Atlanta Hawks)

No. 31: Bryce McGowens, Nebraska (Toronto Raptors)