Last season was a breakout year for the conference with five teams advancing to the field of 68, but it’s hard to see that many schools from the Mountain West being in the bracket next March.
Just like they did last year with Dion Waiters, the Cavs went for the best available talent instead of overall need.
The Cavs shocked everyone at the 2013 NBA Draft by selecting Anthony Bennett first overall.
Ben McLemore seemed be to a virtual lock to be taken among the top three picks a few weeks ago, but now he could drop all the way to Sacramento at No. 7.
Maryland’s Alex Len has emerged as a strong option for Cleveland with the first-overall pick, but that doesn’t mean that’s the only way the Cavs can land him.
How could Katin Reinhardt leave after being fourth on UNLV in scoring as a freshman (10.1 PPG), and second in minutes played (29.2)?
Is the 2013 NBA Draft as weak as people are making it out to be? Yes, at the top. There are NO franchise players in this draft.
Mark Turgeon has openly said that he’s considering using sophomore Nick Faust at point guard against the Wolfpack, simply because the Terrapins haven’t been getting the same type of play in the backcourt that they were at the beginning of the season.
UNLV is now legitimately among the top seven or eight teams in the country heading into next season after adding Findlay Prep power forward Anthony Bennett.
For a team that desperately needed a capable lead guard, getting Mark Lyons is like found money for Sean Miller and the Wildcats.