Each team that makes the NCAA Tournament will have at least one marquee player and potentially more. There are people who throughout the regular season played fantasy college basketball on various platforms or daily fantasy.
Brackets will be revealed in a few days from now on Selection Sunday. Players Stats March Madness will be fascinating to keep an eye on for the NCAA Tournament. Which players could potentially be bet on?
Drew Timme, Forward, Gonzaga
Timme is the veteran presence on this basketball team. He was the WCC player of the year. Drew Timme is only a junior and has one more year of eligibility remaining if he chooses to do so. Timme has played in 28 games so far this season. He is averaging 17.8 PPG, 6.4 RPG, and 2.8 APG.
Drew Timme is their leading scorer and will be one of their go-to players in the NCAA Tournament.
Chet Holmgren, Center, Gonzaga
Holmgren is one of the best centers in the country. He is only a freshman, but this will probably be his only go round for the NCAA Tournament because he will be one of the top picks in the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft.
Chet Holmgren has played in 28 games so far this season. He is averaging 14.5 PPG, 9.6 RPG, and 1.9 APG. One of the stats that separates him from everyone else in the country is that he averages 3.7 BPG but he only averages 0.8 SPG. He is also solid on the defensive end of the floor.
Bennedict Mathurin, Guard, Arizona
Mathurin is one of the best scoring guards in the country. He is only a sophomore but is projected to be one of the top picks in the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft. Bennedict Mathurin is one of the reasons why the Arizona Wildcats have one of the best offenses in college basketball.
In 31 games played so far this season, he is averaging 17.3 PPG, 5.7 RPG, and 2.5 APG. Arizona will go as far as Mathurin can take them.
Adam Flager, Guard, Baylor
Flager is a junior and he is learning on the fly for the Baylor Bears. Adam Flager has gotten better with every game he has played in this year for them. Baylor has a chance to go all the way this year because of him.
Adam Flager has played in 28 games so far this season. He is averaging 13.8 PPG, 2.3 RPG, and 3.0 APG.
Jabari Smith, Forward, Auburn
Smith is a freshman, but this will be his only go round for the NCAA Tournament because he will probably leave for the NBA. Jabari Smith is projected to potentially be the number one overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft in 2022. He is one of those players that can take over a basketball game and is willing to take the last shot when the game is on the line.
Jabari Smith has played in 31 games so far this season. He is averaging 17.1 PPG, 6.9 RPG, and 1.1 APG. Smith is also very athletic and strong.
Walker Kessler, Forward, Auburn
Kessler is a defensive anchor for the Auburn Tigers. He has good touch offensively in the post, but his defense is what separates him from everyone else potentially on that end of the floor. He’s one of the best in the country.
Walker Kessler has played in 31 games so far this season and is only a sophomore. He is averaging only 11.5 PPG, but has 8.2 RPG, and 0.9 APG. Kessler is averaging 4.5 BPG and 1.1 SPG so far this season. Without him, they wouldn’t be winning all of these close games.
Oscar Tshiebwe, Forward, Kentucky
Tshiebwe is a junior and it is very rare for Kentucky to have very good players that are not freshmen. He has played in 31 games so far this season. Oscar Tshiebwe is averaging 17.3 PPG, 15.3 RPG, and 1.1 APG.
He is a walking double-double machine for the Kentucky Wildcats.