Not only will 2011's top players be in the NBA by 2014, some will already be stars.
Texas PG Myck Kabongo and Virginia Tech SF Dorian Finney-Smith are expected to impact the college game quickly.
Here's a look at what each team in the East region is losing after this year, what kind of recruiting class they're bringing in and what it means to their hopes of making future NCAA tournaments.
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Austin Rivers, James McAdoo highlight McDonald's All-Americans for East and West squads.