When it comes to future NBA players on the Kansas Jayhawks roster, it of course starts with Thomas Robinson, the go-to-guy and likely top 5 pick in June.
But there’s two guys you saw in the national title game last night who have professional potential to: point guard Tyshawn Taylor and Center Jeff Withey. Both have had their pluses and minuses highlighted and magnified on the national stage this March.
The senior Taylor is a true point guard, which will serve him well in this year’s draft because their really aren’t many to complete with; many good ones anyway. His defense has always been solid, but his offense hasn’t come along until this year- when he increased his scoring average to 16 ppg.
His offensive struggles in the postseason have been well-documented. Aside from his 22 point outburst in the Elite 8, he’s been off. He also entered the national title game 0-20 from three-point land in the NCAA Tournament.
“Three?pointers? I think I’m definitely due, man. I think the bask...