David Thorpe is scouting the Sweet 16, and in Derrick Williams he sees a player already showing great offensive gifts, even without the help of an elite point guard. Also included are Kemba Walker, the Duke guard tandem, and Jimmer Fredette.
Chad Ford breaks down the top NBA draft prospects in the West bracket of the NCAA tournament. At the top of the list is Arizona Wildcats F Derrick Williams, who scouts believe could be a solid player at the next level.
After looking at individual players in his weekly stock watch the past few weeks, Chad Ford pulls back a bit and focuses on this year's NBA draft as a whole, finding the good and bad at each position group.
At the midpoint of the college basketball season, Chad Ford examines eight questions that must be answered by draft night. Among the topics discussed: Who's the No. 1 pick? What can we expect from Enes Kanter? And who is the most underrated prospect?
Fran Fraschilla scouted several of college basketball's brightest stars at the LeBron James skills academy, and offers an early look at which guys have improved and how they stack up for the 2011 NBA draft.