Josh Jackson (Kansas) and Jarrett Allen (Texas) led six Big 12 players that were chosen in the 2017 NBA Draft. Jackson was taken No. 4 overall by the Phoenix Suns. Allen followed at No. 22 to the Brooklyn Nets. Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans was chosen at No. 39 by the Philadelphia 76ers (and traded to the Los Angeles Clippers).
Wesley Iwundu of Kansas State went in the second round when he was picked at No. 33 overall by the Orlando Magic, followed by Frank Mason III (Kansas) at No. 34 to the Sacramento Kings. Monte Morris was the No. 51 overall pick by the Denver Nuggets.