The NCAA Men’s Tournament represents many basketball fans’ final opportunity to watch some of the best NBA Draft prospects on the biggest stage college basketball has to offer. While the first weekend of the tournament tends to provide the most excitement, it doesn’t always give fans the best matchups to watch individually.
The D’Angelo Russell-Stanley Johnson was a letdown on the court, but it represented basically the only noteworthy matchup between draft prospects. The Sweet 16, however, brings about the opportunity for a number of intriguing matchups that can give fans a look at what potential prospects can do against other top competition.
These are the five best matchups to look forward to on Thursday and Friday:
BEGIN SLIDESHOW: Jahlil Okafor vs. Jakob Poeltl