Found March 25, 2013 on NESN.com:
For a good part of Sunday afternoon, Khalif Wyatt was trending hard on Twitter. The senior guard from Temple got shout-outs from a wide range of followers, from Nets guard Joe Johnson to Raiders fullback Marcel Reece. Wyatt scored 31 points against Indiana, and although the Owls lost, he boosted himself from anonymity to a household name among hoops fans. Yet it did not amount to a hill of beans, as far as his NBA draft status is concerned. Wyatt, like fellow March Madness heroes Aaron Craft, Tyrone Garland and others, assured that his name will be brought up throughout the late-June monotony of pre-draft analysis. From Mateen Cleaves to Miles Simon to Bryce Drew, more vaunted players than Wyatt have felt the shine of stardom in the tournament before the NBA’s harsh reality set in. This should not be taken as a knock on college studs like Ohio State’s Craft or one shining moment-ers like Garland, whose “Southwest Philly Floater” helped La Salle survive on Sunday night. Despite the p...
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