NBA Draft Stock Report: NCAA Tournament Part 2

By: David Kay

In part two of our NBA Draft Stock Report: NCAA Tournament Edition, David takes a look at which players hurt their draft stock due to poor performances during the first weekend of the tourney.
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2010 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round 3-17-10

By: David Kay

The NBA Draft class of 2010 will start to sort itself out during the next couple of weeks as college underclassmen decide whether or not to enter the draft.  Here is David Kay’s latest mock draft with team needs taken into consideration.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report.  Click here for David’s 2011 NBA mock draft,
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Big East Tournament NBA Draft Stock Report

By: David Kay

The Big East Tournament is played on the biggest basketball stage in the world; Madison Square Garden.  Plenty of scouts flock to MSG every March for the BET and with every game televised, the exposure for future NBA hopefuls is heightened more so than any other time of the year (minus maybe the NCAA Tournament.)  Here is a look at which players helped and hurt their stock with their performances at the BET.
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2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (2-22-10)

By: David Kay

Now that the NBA trade deadline has passed, we have a better idea of what rosters will look like this off-season and what team needs will be.  Therefore, this is the first time my 2010 Mock Draft takes team needs into account.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report.  Click here for my 2011 NBA Mock Draft.
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NBA Draft Stock Report 1-16-10

By: David Kay

Every week The Sports Bank’s resident NBA Draft and college basketball nerd, David Kay takes a look at whose draft stock is on the rise and whose is falling.  Ohio State’s Evan Turner is back and his stock is right back to where it was prior to his injury.  You can check out full player prospects here and David’s 2010 NBA Mock Draft here.
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2010 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round 12-22

By: David Kay

Team needs have not been taken into account with this mock draft.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report.
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2009-2010 Big East Basketball Preview: Part 5 of 5

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by: David Kay

I have broken down each team from the Big East and where I think they will finish in the conference race.  Now, our week long Big East preview concludes with some post-season award predictions.

12 of the 16 players selected to the All-Conference teams have moved on from their college careers so there are plenty of new faces ready to make a name for themselves in the Big East.  There should also be a good crop of freshmen ready to make an immediate impact and gain national attention.  Here is part five of our Big East preview, make sure to check out the team-by-team breakdowns linked at the bottom of the page.  You can also check out individual scouting reports by clicking on certain players’ names.

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All Big East First Team
(POY) Luke Harangody, Notre Dame
Greg Monroe, Georgetown
Scottie Reynolds, Villanova
De’Sean Butler, West Virginia
Lazar Hayward, Marquette

Second Team
Jeremy Hazell, Seton Hall
Wesley Johnson, Syracuse
Jerome Dyson, UConn
Devin Ebanks, West Virginia
Dominique Jones, South Florida

Third Team
Deonta Vaughn, Cincinnati
Ashton Gibbs, Pitt
Mike Rosario, Rutgers
Samardo Samuels, Louisville
Tory Jackson, Notre Dame

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All-Freshman First Team
(FOY) Lance Stephenson, Cincinnati
Ater Mojak, UConn
Dominic Cheek, Villanova
Cashmere Wright, Cincinnati
Bilal Dixon, Providence

Second Team
Dante Taylor, Pitt
Peyton Siva, Louisville
Alex Oriakhi, UConn
Mouphtaou Yarou, Villanova
Hollis Thompson, Georgetown

Defensive Player of the Year

Devin Ebanks, West Virginia

Most Improved Player

Ashton Gibbs, Pitt

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Coach of the Year

Jay Wright, Villanova

Other sportsbank.net Big East Previews/Power Rankings
Teams 13-16 (Rutgers, South Florida, Providence, DePaul)
Teams 9-12 (Notre Dame, Pitt, Marquette, St. John’s)
Teams 5-8 (Syracuse, Louisville, Cincinnati, Seton Hall)
Teams 1-4 (Villanova, West Virginia, UConn, Georgetown)