6-foot-5, French point guard, Frank Ntilikina, first performed in front on NBA scouts at the 2014 Jordan Brand International game in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center. His ability to play the point guard position combined with his freakish wingspan rose a lot of eye brows and since then he has progresed well as a floor general and scorer. He is considered by scouts as one of the best prospects of the next generation in Europe and one of the great hopes for French basketball. We got the chance to catch up with him recently to learn more about what makes him tick.
Losses by No.’s 1 North Carolina (two of them) and Oklahoma (at Kansas State) last week opened the gates for some revamping at the top of the latest Power 16.
And the Big East and Big Ten conferences were the ones to take biggest advantage.
Villanova and Xavier are now in the 1-2 slots.
The Big East foes next meet in Cincinnati on Feb. 24. Villanova prevailed by 31 on New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia.