Last night showed off some of NCAA basketball's incredible freshman class
After seeing last night's marquee NCAA games, any doubt about the incoming draft class has been eliminated.
Freshmen Julius Randle, Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins highlight a loaded draft class that could include at least 6 or 7 players who would have easily been selected first overall if they were in the 2013 class.
Last night, all three of them showed exactly why there's so much hype around them, putting in great performances against elite teams in some pretty exciting early season matchups.
Randle, a forward for #1 Kentucky, scored 27 points and collected 13 rebounds in their loss to #2 Michigan State. The Spartans won 78-74, in a game that likely would have been a blowout if it weren't for Randle's impressive effort.
In the later game, Wiggins and #5 Kansas took on Parker and #4 Duke.
In the first half, Parker was dominant, and Duke led 44-42 at the half. In the second half, Wiggins turned it on, pouring in 16 points and leading Kansas to a 94-83 victory.
The only disappointment is that we might not see these guys play each other again this season. But for one night, these freshmen certainly didn't disappoint.