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Mock Draft Tracker: Where Will Jones and Baldwin End Up?

Here's how the pundits see Vanderbilt's shining stars landing in the 2016 NBA Draft.

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The 2016 NBA Draft is still 49 days away. The playoffs have barely escaped their first round. Hell, the draft lottery hasn't even been run yet.

But that doesn't mean it's too early to start making predictions about where Vanderbilt standouts Damian Jones and Wade Baldwin IV will end up. The two Commodores left the program early to take advantage of a weak draft class and hope to be first round picks in this year's draft. If either is selected in the first 30 picks, they'd earn a guaranteed contract worth millions of dollars.

Jones and Baldwin could be the first Commodores selected in the first round since John Jenkins (23rd) and Festus Ezeli (30th) in 2012. Before them, Vanderbilt hadn't had a first round pick since Will Perdue back in 1988.

In order to get a better idea of where these standouts could end up, we turned to a handful of mock drafts from reputable site across the internet. Here's where the experts believe Damian Jones and Wade Baldwin IV will be selected in 2016.

Wade Baldwin
Mock Draft Pick Team Last Updated
CBS (Gary Parrish) 24 76ers 5/4/2016
Draft Express 15 Nuggets 4/26/2016
CBS (Sam Vecenie) 16 Celtics 5/2/2016
USA Today 17 Grizzlies 5/2/2016
Hoops Hype n/a n/a 4/17/2016
ESPN (Chad Ford) 22 Hornets 4/15/2016
Sports Illustrated 20 Grizzlies 4/1/2016

Assuming an average selection at No. 40 in the mock draft that failed to include Baldwin, pundits place his average draft slot at No. 22.

Damian Jones
Mock Draft Pick Team Last Updated
CBS (Gary Parrish) 23 Celtics 5/4/2016
Draft Express 20 Pacers 4/26/2016
CBS (Sam Vecenie) n/a n/a 5/2/2016
USA Today 29 Spurs 5/2/2016
Hoops Hype 23 Celtics 4/17/2016
ESPN (Chad Ford) n/a n/a 4/15/2016
Sports Illustrated 26 Raptors 4/1/2016

Jones isn't as highly valued as Baldwin -- something few would have predicted coming in to the 2015-16 season. If you assume the CBS and ESPN mock drafts that fail to include him would slot him in at the 40th pick, his average draft position falls to 28.7.

There are no guarantees for the NBA Draft. The one thing we know is that mock drafts rarely agree on where Vandy's playmaking duo will end up.