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Top Returning NCAA Prospects (2021) 

Post#1 » by nolang1 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:12 pm

Most of the hype is justifiably about the freshmen, but recent years there still tend to be around 10 college non-freshmen selected in the first round. Who do you think has a shot to be in that group? Trayce Jackson-Davis and the West Virginia duo of Miles McBride and Oscar Tshiebwe were among the most productive freshmen (even the ones who were one-and-done) last year, and here are some other names I'll be checking in on who I feel are currently underrated.

Anton Watson: One of the few prospects where saying he can guard 1-5 isn't an exaggeration. He handles and passes really well for his size/age and looked well on his way to being a first-round pick before a shoulder injury cut short his freshman season. If his shot improves he's an easy lottery pick.

Christian Braun: Really jumping out as a major sleeper to me; I could see him getting Kevin Huerter comps as a shooter with a little size. He's on the younger side for his class (didn't turn 19 until after the season) and had the 6th-highest BPM of all freshmen last year.

N'Faly Dante: Originally part of the 2020 high school class, then reclassified and committed to Oregon, where he had a lost season between NCAA eligibility and some minor injuries. Dante was ranked around #10 in this class of incoming freshmen and to me was its best rim protector.

Jay Huff: He's put on some defensive clinics in the ACC the past couple years, and I think teams will gravitate towards him at the end of the first round as someone who you can plug in and have protect the rim and space the floor a little. Virginia's roster is a better fit around him this year where he's not going to be sharing the floor with another center.

Marcus Garrett/Aaron Henry: Scottie Lewis is in the same boat but has more acclaim going in as the highest-ranked 2019 recruit coming back. Probably the three best perimeter defenders in college basketball in some order, and all three have to show more on offense.
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Post#2 » by clyde21 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:45 pm

Scottie Lewis
Oscar Tshiebwe
Trayce Jackson-Davis
Will Richardson
Anton Watson
Joe Wieskamp
Ochai Agbaji
Franz Wagner
Jared Butler
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Post#3 » by EMG518 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:21 pm

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Post#4 » by Stillwater » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:01 pm

clyde21 wrote:Scottie Lewis
Oscar Tshiebwe
Trayce Jackson-Davis
Will Richardson
Anton Watson
Joe Wieskamp
Ochai Agbaj
Franz Wagner

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Post#5 » by LSandersBong » Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:20 pm

Some others i'll be following this year

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
Terrence Shannon Jr
Neemias Queta
Joel Ayayi
Jared Butler
Isaiah Joe
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Post#6 » by clyde21 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:35 pm

yes on Jared Butler, not sure how I forgot my boy
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Post#7 » by GIMME_DATT » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:28 pm

LSandersBong wrote:Some others i'll be following this year

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
Terrence Shannon Jr
Neemias Queta
Joel Ayayi
Jared Butler
Isaiah Joe


Joe got drafted by the sixers
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Post#8 » by remi_222 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:53 pm

yves pons ! best defender in the NCAA
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Post#9 » by LSandersBong » Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:31 pm

GIMME_DATT wrote:
LSandersBong wrote:Some others i'll be following this year

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
Terrence Shannon Jr
Neemias Queta
Joel Ayayi
Jared Butler
Isaiah Joe


Joe got drafted by the sixers


Lol my bad, thank you, keep forgetting he stayed in draft! Didn't watch the 2nd round, good pick for the 76rs though hopefully some much needed shooting

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