Found March 22, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
The NCAA Tournament started Thursday and already some of the top players expected to be drafted in this year's upcoming NBA Draft have been eliminated. Marcus Smart scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out four assists in Oklahoma State's 68-55 upset loss to Oregon. Smart shot only 5 for 13 from the floor and committed five turnovers. It was not an impressive performance for the freshman. Similarly, UNLV's Anthony Bennett struggled with 15 points and 11 rebounds on 4-for-11 shooting in the 64-61 loss to California. He had moments where he looked like he dominated, and then he had moments where he hovered around the 3-point line too much. There will be plenty more action tonight with Kansas' Ben McLemore, Indiana's Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo and UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad take the court. With that in mind, I reached out to Ed Isaacson of NBA Draft Blog to take a look at some of the top prospects and the questions we want to have ...

Oklahoma St ousted by No. 12 seed Oregon, 68-55

Oregon 68, Oklahoma St. 55. With AP Photos. By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer Marcus Smart had his pocket picked twice by Dominic Artis, missed four free throws and played like a jittery freshman instead of a heralded NBA prospect. With its best player struggling all game, fifth-seeded Oklahoma State had little chance against the streaking Oregon Ducks. Damyean Dotson scored 17 points...

Oregon-Oklahoma St. Preview

A Pac-12 tournament title, a second-place finish in the regular season and a ranking in the final AP poll added up to very little for Oregon when it came time for NCAA tournament seeding. The Ducks (26-8) ended up with the 12th seed in the Midwest Region in what was one of the more questioned decisions made by the tournament selection committee. ''It definitely is motivation...
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