It's the single greatest creation in American sports: 68 college basketball teams duking it out across the country to determine a National Champion. From face-painting freshmen to the guy in the office who makes pool picks based on team colors, everyone gets involved in March Madness. But not everyone wants to pore over a season worth of game footage to figure out what games and which players are worth watching. A little catch up may be in order.
With so many schools, sorting through the potential stars can be tough. There are the NBA Lottery guys the draftniks will be watching, the college heroes looking to move their programs forward, and all those hard working guards. It's a lot to figure out. That's why we put together the definitive list of must-see talent.
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
Duke? North Carolina? Maryland? Nope, the regular season champ of the ACC this year was Virginia, something that hasn't happened since Ronald Reagan's first term. Some point to a relatively soft schedule, but the Cavaliers ran off nearly two undefeated months before losing their season finale. One big reason is Brogdon, who cracked double digits in every conference game, works the glass (5.6 rebounds a game), and spreads the floor (39 percent from 3-point range).
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