07/23/2012 10:32 am ET Updated Jul 23, 2012

2012 Dream Team: Where The Men's Basketball Team Played In College

Though it's difficult to imagine, these Dream Teamers were once bright-eyed freshman, wandering through the hallways of their universities and fighting to prove themselves on their new college squads.

They've come a long way, and will represent America in the 2012 Olympics as some of the most talented athletes in the world. Take a look at the colors these guys represented before the red, white and blue.

Click through to meet Team USA and see where they went to college.

Where did the Men's Olympic basketball team go to college?