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Stock Watch: NCAA Tournament

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:09pm

The NCAA tourney offers scouts an opportunity to see how top prospects react to playing on a big stage. And while it's important not to overreact to a prospects performance. How they perform does have an impact as teams have a tendency to target players they view as having the "clutch gene". With three quarters of this year's overall NCAA tournament games in the books, here is a look at some of the prospects that have enhanced their stock with others moving in the opposite direction.

Rising

Sweet Sixteen Preview: Midwest

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 2:05pm

#1 Kansas vs. #5 Clemson

Sweet Sixteen Preview: West

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 8:27am

For all the craziness that has ensued this tournament, the West region may be the most chalk of all of them. All the favorites (minus Missouri) won in the first round. That makes it chalk right? Remove my first statement. North Carolina lost to Texas A&M and Xavier lost to Florida State in the Round of 32. However, Gonzaga and Michigan did their respective jobs and rolled to this position, with arguably both those teams with the best chances to make it to the Elite Eight.