Top 5 NBA Draft Prospects In The Sweet 16

March Madness is in full swing and the 2018 NCAA Tournament has been one of the most memorable in history. For the first time, we witnessed a No. 1 seed lose in the first round when No. 16 seed UMBC took down the Virginia Cavaliers, who were the top overall seed in the tournament.
In the Round of 32, more top seeds fell and left the March Madness field with plenty of Cinderellas.
Despite some of the top seeds in the tournament suffering early upsets, there are some of the best draft prospects in the tournament remaining.
Here are the five NBA draft prospects you should keep an eye on when the tournament resumes.
5. Mikal Bridges, Villanova SG/SF
Bridges was part of the 2016 Villanova championship team and a First-Team All Big East member in 2018. He was the Big East Tournament MVP after helping the Wildcats to victory.
4. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kentucky PG
In a tournament usually dominated by big men, the 19-year-old from Toronto, Canada has been a standout point guard for the Kentucky Wildcats. Gilgeous-Alexander was named to the SEC All-Freshman team, while also being a Second-Team All-SEC member and the MVP of the conference tournament.
3. Kevin Knox, Kentucky F
Another standout freshman for the Wildcats is Kevin Knox, who was named the SEC Freshman of the Year. The former Florida Mr. Basketball was also honored as a First Team All-SEC member and was previously a McDonald’s All-American while in high school.
2. Wendell Carter Jr., Duke C
Carter is one of the many standout freshmen in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. Carter was a Secon-team All-ACC member and named to the ACC All-freshman team. The 18-year-old from Atlanta was also a McDonald’s All-American, whose father played professional basketball in the Dominican Republic. His mother is also a former basketball player, who played at the University of Mississippi. Carter almost chose Harvard over Duke.
1. Marvin Bagley III, Duke PF/C
The 7-footer was named the ACC Rookie of the Year, ACC Player of the Year, and a First-Team All-American for his standout season at Duke. Bagley is a projected lottery pick who will be in the mix for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

March Madness Bracket 2018: Sweet 16 Set
March Madness Bracket 2018: Sweet 16 Set