Even though the premier potential prospect matchup between D'Angelo Russell and Stanley Johnson never materialized in the Round of 32, there have been some really great performers in the NCAA Tournament thus far. Here are the best of those performances from the previous round, and how their NBA potential stacks up.
This week kicks off the NCAA Tournament, which is the time of year when players go from nobodies to somebodies and from zeroes to heroes. It's also a time where players can raise their professional stocks with deep runs in March. So before we see this year's stars of the tournament, I wanted to give you an update on where I have my big board heading into the Tournament.
Caris LeVert is still unsure about whether or not he'll return for his senior season at Michigan. The 6-foot-7 junior guard, recovering from a left foot fracture back in January, spoke to Rod Beard of the Detroit News, and noted how "tough" the decision is for him regarding if he'll forego his senior season to declare for the NBA draft or if he'll stay.
The World team's roster has been announced for the Nike Hoop Summit game that will take place in Portland, Oregon on April 11. There's a lot to be excited about on this roster, including at least five potential first-round picks in future NBA draft.