The 2021 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday night. When it happens, a number of SEC stars should hear their names called in the 2-round event.

But, let’s focus on the first round. In CBS Sports analyst Kyle Boone’s updated Round 1 projections, he has 7 SEC standouts being picked.

As you can see below, Moses Moody leads the way at No. 8 as the only lottery selection from the SEC. Tennessee is the only SEC school with multiple selections in Boone’s projections:

  • No. 8 — Moses Moody, G, Arkansas — Orlando Magic
  • No. 18 — Jaden Springer, G, Tennessee — Oklahoma City Thunder
  • No. 20 — Cam Thomas, G, LSU — Atlanta Hawks
  • No. 21 — Isaiah Jackson, F, Kentucky — New York Knicks
  • No. 23 — Josh Primo, G, Alabama — Houston Rockets
  • No. 24 — Keon Johnson, G, Tennessee — Houston Rockets
  • No. 30 — Tre Mann, G, Florida — Utah Jazz