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March 24th, 2017
#2 Kentucky vs. #3 UCLA
The East Region has delivered some of the more memorably moments of the Tournament thus far. The only region without a #1 or a #2 seed in the Sweet 16, the East is likely to be your least favorite at this point due to the teams left busting your brackets. Florida and Baylor took care of their business as the #3 and #4 seeds but a pair of power conference underdogs (Wisconsin & South Carolina) knocked off the heavy favorites of this region and have made sure that this weekend will be must see TV as both teams try to continue their magical runs to a potential Final Four.
As fans of the NBA Draft, March Madness is an incredibly exciting time. From buzzer beaters, Cinderella’s, upsets and of course, the future of the NBA on display. And it always brings up the question, how much should the NCAA Tournament affect one's stock?
#2 Arizona vs. #11 Xavier
#1 Kansas vs. #4 Purdue
Contrasting styles would be an understatement when discussing the Midwest’s top seed, Kansas Jayhawks, and the 4th seeded Purdue Boilermakers. The Hawks boast an outstanding backcourt, while the Boilermakers do a great deal of their damage down on the block.
Of the 30 prospects featured in this edition of the mock, 21 will be participating in the NCAA tournament. With March Madness upon us, here is a 3rd look of the 2017 extended mock draft.
The NCAA player pool is back. Eight of NBADraft.net's contributors got together over chat to conduct the pool on Wednesday Evening. As always, the order of picks were randomized and a 8 team, 8 player a piece, 64 overall pick draft took place. Total points scored is the only statistic used. We will update the pool as the tournament progresses.
1st pick - Matt Harvey
1. (1) Lonzo Ball – UCLA – 14.6 PPG
Selection Sunday has come and gone, brackets are out, the regular season is no more. On to the Big Dance!
At last the field is set and a total of 29 mid major programs making the NCAA Tournament. Here are some intriguing lesser known players to watch for in the tournament, plus a recap who got in and who they will be playing.
Reggie Upshaw, F, Senior, Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders
Why North Carolina Makes it to the Final Four