Players to watch - 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament

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March Madness is upon us and that means college basketball's top players get the chance to shine in the national spotlight. Keep an eye on the following college hoops elite.

UCLA's Jordan Adams dribbles the ball in first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington, Thursday March 6, 2014, in Seattle. UCLA defeated Washington 91-82. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
UCLA's Jordan Adams dribbles the ball in first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington, Thursday March 6, 2014, in Seattle. UCLA defeated Washington 91-82
UCLA's Jordan Adams dribbles the ball in first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington, Thursday March 6, 2014, in Seattle. UCLA defeated Washington 91-82. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Wichita State forward Cleanthony Early tips the ball in for a score during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri State in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference men's tournament Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)
No. 2 Wichita St goes to 33-0, routs Missouri St
Wichita State forward Cleanthony Early tips the ball in for a score during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri State in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference men's tournament Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)
TALLAHASSEE, FL - MARCH 09: Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orangemen shoots a free throw against the Florida State Seminoles during a game at the Donald L. Tucker Center on March 9, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. Syracuse won the game 74-58. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Syracuse v Florida State
TALLAHASSEE, FL - MARCH 09: Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orangemen shoots a free throw against the Florida State Seminoles during a game at the Donald L. Tucker Center on March 9, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. Syracuse won the game 74-58. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Arizona's Nick Johnson (13) reacts with Aaron Gordon after hitting a 3-point basket against Colorado during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Conference on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Arizona's Nick Johnson (13) reacts with Aaron Gordon after hitting a 3-point basket against Colorado during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Conference on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Las Vegas
Arizona's Nick Johnson (13) reacts with Aaron Gordon after hitting a 3-point basket against Colorado during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Conference on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick celebrates after scoring against Connecticut during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament Friday, March 14, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
No. 21 UConn edges No. 13 Cincinnati 58-56
Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick celebrates after scoring against Connecticut during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament Friday, March 14, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 14: Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies shoots a layup against Kevin Johnson #25 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 14, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)
Connecticut v Cincinnati
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 14: Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies shoots a layup against Kevin Johnson #25 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 14, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)
Michigan State forward Adreian Payne dunks in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Michigan State beats Wisconsin in Big Ten tourney
Michigan State forward Adreian Payne dunks in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 12: Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys scores on a fast break during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament first round game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Sprint Center on March 12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Big 12 Basketball Tournament - First Round
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 12: Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys scores on a fast break during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament first round game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Sprint Center on March 12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
San Diego State 's Xavier Thames holds the conference trophy after State's 51-48 victory over New Mexico that captured the Mountain West Conference regular season championship in a NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
SDSU's Fisher, Thames earn top awards in MWC
San Diego State 's Xavier Thames holds the conference trophy after State's 51-48 victory over New Mexico that captured the Mountain West Conference regular season championship in a NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Big 12 Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Michigan State forward Adreian Payne dunks in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Michigan State beats Wisconsin in Big Ten tourney
Michigan State forward Adreian Payne dunks in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 12: Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys scores on a fast break during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament first round game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Sprint Center on March 12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Big 12 Basketball Tournament - First Round
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 12: Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys scores on a fast break during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament first round game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Sprint Center on March 12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
San Diego State 's Xavier Thames holds the conference trophy after State's 51-48 victory over New Mexico that captured the Mountain West Conference regular season championship in a NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
SDSU's Fisher, Thames earn top awards in MWC
San Diego State 's Xavier Thames holds the conference trophy after State's 51-48 victory over New Mexico that captured the Mountain West Conference regular season championship in a NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Big 12 Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) takes off with the ball as the time runs out of the game against Ohio State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. Michigan won 72-69. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
San Diego State 's Xavier Thames holds the conference trophy after State's 51-48 victory over New Mexico that captured the Mountain West Conference regular season championship in a NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
SDSU's Fisher, Thames earn top awards in MWC
San Diego State 's Xavier Thames holds the conference trophy after State's 51-48 victory over New Mexico that captured the Mountain West Conference regular season championship in a NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Big 12 Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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