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A by-the-numbers look at this year’s official NBA early-entry list

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Nerlens Noel is one of nine freshmen in this year's draft (Getty Images)

The official early-entry list the NBA released on Wednesday morning didn't contain too many surprises aside from a handful of low-major and lower-division players who decided to enter the draft. Click here for the full early-entry list and read below for some relevant statistics from this year's list.

77: Early-entry players on this year's list, 45 college underclassmen, 31 international prospects and one post-graduate high school student

60: Number of players selected in every NBA draft

9: Freshmen on this year's list – Steven Adams (Pittsburgh), Anthony Bennett (UNLV), Archie Goodwin (Kentucky), Grant Jerrett (Arizona), Ricky Ledo (Providence), Ben McLemore (Kansas), Shabazz Muhammad (UCLA), Nerlens Noel (Kentucky), Joshua Simmons (Spartanburg Methodist JC)

10.4: Average number of freshmen on list the past five years

13: Sophomores on this year's list

23: Juniors on this year's list

3: Previously unreported names on list – Christian Kabongo (Morgan State), John Taylor (Fresno Pacific), Joshua Simmons (Spartanburg Methodist JC)

6: SEC and Big East players on the list, tied for most of any conference.

3: Big 12 players on the list, the least of any power conference. The Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC all had five.

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