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March 28th, 2016
Last week Anthony Barber, also known as 'Cat' Barber declared for the 2016 NBA Draft. It was first reported that he did not intend to sign with an agent, leaving open the possibility for a return to Raleigh for his senior season. But then on Tuesday, Barber notified Coach Mark Gottfried that he would complete the draft process and forgo his final year of eligibility, ending what has been a solid career for the Wolfpack.
#11 Gonzaga vs. #10 Syracuse
The late game in the Midwest region is one between two double digit seeds that many thought would be on the outside looking in a month or so ago. Syracuse gained an at large bid and made the most of it, while Gonzaga won their conference tournament to cement a tourney birth.
#1 Oregon vs #4 Duke
Buddy Hield 6-4 205 SG Oklahoma Sr. -- Hield has proven that he's just as clutch in the post season as the regular season with two standout tournament performances. The two seeded Sooners are heading to Anaheim where they will face a Texas A&M team that came back from the dead, down 12 points with 44 seconds remaining. The tourney's most thrilling comeback in quite some time. Hield put up a cool 27 and 32 in his opening weekend games against CSUB and TCU.
#1 North Carolina vs. #5 Indiana
#1 Kansas vs. #5 Maryland
On the eve of the first round, eight writers on the NBADraft.net team picked eight players each participating in this year’s tournament. The competition is simple: whoever’s team scores the most points in the tournament wins. Last year, our fearless leader himself, president and founder Aran Smith blew away the competition to take home the title. Can he do it again? His challengers are Eric Guilleminault, David Ray, Clayton Crowe, Jon Wasserman, Michael Visenberg, Evan Tomes, and yours truly.