5. Charlie Villanueva, seventh overall, Toronto, 2005: A freshman on the 2004 national championship team, Villanueva spent two years in Storrs. As a rookie with the Raptors, he averaged 13 points and 6.4 rebounds. After the season (Toronto finished 27-55, fourth in the Atlantic Division), Villanueva was traded (with cash) to Milwaukee for T.J. Ford. The 13 points he averaged as a rookie are second only to his career best of 16.2 in 2008-09, the last of his three seasons with the Bucks.
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