While upside and athleticism may rise as the draft nears, basketball IQ and toughness may get overlooked in the process. As a player that exemplifies both of the latter categories, here's why T.J. McConnell may surprise and make an NBA roster next season.
Prospects sometimes emerge late in the draft process, even after their senior year. Rakeem Christmas, Darion Atkins, Cady Lalanne, Pat Connaughton and Richaun Holmes are five such players.
Evaluating the standouts from Portsmouth who could follow the likes of Robert Covington to become NBA players.
|Date||Away Team||Home Team|
|Apr. 6 at 9:18 PM||Wisconsin (L)||Duke (W)|
|Apr. 4 at 8:49 PM||Wisconsin (W)||Kentucky (L)|
|Apr. 4 at 6:09 PM||Michigan State (L)||Duke (W)|
|Mar. 29 at 5:05 PM||Gonzaga (L)||Duke (W)|
|Mar. 29 at 2:20 PM||Michigan State (W)||Louisville (L)|
|Mar. 28 at 8:49 PM||Notre Dame (L)||Kentucky (W)|
|Mar. 28 at 6:09 PM||Arizona (L)||Wisconsin (W)|
|Mar. 27 at 10:07 PM||Michigan State (W)||Oklahoma (L)|
|Mar. 27 at 9:45 PM||Utah (L)||Duke (W)|
|Mar. 27 at 7:37 PM||NCST (L)||Louisville (W)|