If you're an NBA fan who watches college basketball for an early look at the next crop of pro stars, this probably isn't going to be your favorite Final Four.
Whereas the five Final Fours since prospects were forbidden from entering the NBA draft out of high school have each featured at least four lottery picks or projected lottery picks, this year's field lacks that individual star power.
Butler sophomore forward Gordon Hayward could sneak into the first round if he chooses to enter the draft this year. Same goes for Duke junior forward Kyle Singler and West Virginia sophomore forward Devin Ebanks. Michigan State's top prospect, Kalin Lucas, might have been a borderline first rounder, but he's not even playing as a result of a torn Achilles tendon.
Maybe the best NBA prospect on the floor in Indianapolis doesn't even start for his own team. Duke freshman big man Mason Plumlee has the size and athleticism to one day become a lottery pick, but for now he's behind Lance Thomas and BrianRead More »from A team-oriented Final Four, but where are the future NBA stars?