It’s Selection Sunday, and March Madness officially kicks off this week. Now that the brackets are out, office productivity around the country will take a nose dive. While there is so much excitement around the games and tradition, NBA teams will be watching closely trying to find their next draft pick. Here is a look at a few games and top prospects in each region to keep an eye on.
The Big East Tournament as we all know it is now gone. But the recent five-day basketball bender in New York City left behind many indelible impressions; including 64,248,336 #BigEast hashtag impressions on Twitter from Tuesday, March 12, through the close of Saturday, March 16.
The Pittsburgh Panthers will go dancing for the 24th time as an 8-seed in the West region. Here are five fast facts about the Panthers to help you as you fill out your bracket: 1. Their best NBA prospect is a 7-foot freshman center named Steven Adams, who is a native of New Zealand. He’s averaging 7 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2 blocks per game as he adjusts to the collegiate game. 2. They have only two players averaging double figures in scoring;
Just four days ago, the 2013 NBA draft was turned upside down when Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel suffered a devastating knee injury. Over the past month, Noel has separated himself from the pack to be projected as the top pick in June’s draft. Instantly, Twitter blew up with reaction from fans and journalists ranging from the injury to the gruesome images to his draft stock. In the days following it was revealed that Noel suffered a torn ACL and is expected to have
In an extremely loaded four-team preseason tournament, the Legends Classic in Atlanta tonight will place No. 7 Kansas against No. 14 Michigan State on one side of the bracket while the defending national champion No. 3 Kentucky Wildcats will face the No. 9 Duke Blue Devils. Although Kentucky escaped its matchup with the Maryland Terrapins on Friday at the Barclays Center, it’s clear that this Kentucky team is a work in progress and will try to find itself as the season