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Shabazz Muhammad's lock on the first overall position on our consensus 2013 NBA mock draft was broken last month by a new freshman - Ben McLemore of Kansas. And McLemore has held onto the crown heading into the start of this week's NCAA Tournament.
Rather than fill cyberspace up with yet another mock draft, The Hoops Manifesto has determined the consensus top 60 prospects for the 2013 NBA Draft. We took the mock drafts from four of the web's best: DraftExpress, NBADraft.net, NBA Draft Room, and WalterFootball.com, crunched the numbers and came up with our list.
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Many college hoops fans will be submitting their tournament brackets online, printing them off, or whimpering how your team got snubbed and boycotting it all. Before we try to find out who this year’s Cinderella team, lets take time to look at the bracket, mainly who is ranked as a number one seed. Louisville, Gonzaga, Indiana, and Kansas, three of those teams deserved that...
Kansas won the Big 12 title Saturday night by stomping Kansas State, 70-54, in the conference tournament championship game. Even if you’re not a fan of the Jayhawks, you have many reasons to root for Bill Self’s team throughout the NCAA tournament, namely KU Boobs.
@kuboobs may be approximately 65% of the reason I go to KU.
— Leah Albee (@LeahPleah) March 17, 2013
This post is sponsored by Dove, which asked us to come up with some of the fresh faces to watch for in this year’s NCAA Tournament. Dove is encouraging you to end the face torture by taking better care of your face. Our list of fresh faces to watch includes four freshman and one sophomore. All five players are appearing in the tournament for the first time.
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The 2013 NCAA Bracket was officially announced on Selection Sunday. Check out how the Kansas-led South Region shapes up.
TEAM TO BEAT: Kansas. The Jayhawks are an experienced team with Ben McLemore as a Player Of They Year candidate. They may have overachieved a bit during the season, but this is a tough team who can cut down the nets. TEAM THAT WILL WIN THE REGION: Kansas. There are landmines, to be sure, but I think Kansas has a great road to the Final Four and should get their with minimal problems...
COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS
East | Midwest | West
(1) Kansas Jayhawks (29–5, 14–4 Big 12)
After losing three...
* Draft order based on predicted final standings.
1. Charlotte Bobcats- Ben McLemore- SG- Kansas
- McLemore is now the number one player on most experts’ boards, as he is an elite athlete and shooter. He would be a fantastic fit in Charlotte, as they are starved for offense and McLemore could be a star, if he becomes more aggressive. Drafting the top rated player in the draft number...