NBA Draft Recap

The first draft held in the Prudential Center was filled with North Carolina and Kentucky players. 10 players were drafted by both schools with 8 of them going in the first round. The Rockets dominated the first round with 3 picks (Jeremy Lamb, Royce White and Terrence Jones). Now lets take a look at how the first ten picks went down and how the Sixers made out in Newark.

1. New Orleans Hornets- Anthony Davis, C, Kentucky

The Hornets didn’t surprise anyone by going with the best overall player in Davis. Davis will roam the middle in New Orleans¬† being a defensive threat with his length and tremendous shot blocking ability. He will need to bulk up a bit more in order to be able to score on the offensive end at the next level.

The Hornets have found their big man in Davis.

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NCAA Basketball Top Ten Recap

10. Marquette (22-5) (Beat UConn 79-64)

Jae Crowder had 29 points and 12 rebounds in a win over UConn.

9. Ohio State (22-5) (Beat Minnesota 78-68, lost to Michigan 56-51)

Jared Sullinger had 23 points and 8 rebounds in a win over Minnesota.

8. Georgetown (20-5) (Beat Providence 63-53)

Hollis Thompson had 13 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Providence.

7. North Carolina (23-4) (Beat Miami 73-64, beat Clemson 74-52)

Harrison Barnes had 24 points and 7 rebounds in a win over Clemson.

6. Michigan State (22-5) (Beat Wisconsin 69-55, beat Purdue 76-62)

Draymond Green had 20 points and 10 rebounds in win over Wisconsin.

5. Kansas (22-5) (Beat Kansas State 59-53, beat Texas Tech 83-50)

Jeff Withey had 18 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Kansas State.

4. Duke (23-4) (Beat NC State 78-73, beat Boston College 75-50)

Seth Curry had 26 points and 4 rebounds in a win over NC State.

3. Missouri (25-2) (Beat Oklahoma State 83-65, beat Texas A&M 71-62)

Kim English had 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals in a win over Texas A&M.

2. Syracuse (27-1) (Beat Louisville 52-51, beat Rutgers 74-64)

Fab Melo had 11 points and 6 rebounds in a close win over Louisville.

1. Kentucky (26-1) (Beat Ole Miss 77-62)

Terrence Jones had 15 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Ole Miss.

NCAA Basketball Top Ten Recap

10. Baylor (21-4) (Lost to Kansas 68-54, lost to Missouri 72-57)

Quincy Miller had 20 points in a loss to Missouri on Saturday.

 9. Georgetown (19-5) (Lost to Syracuse 64-61, beat St Johns 71-61)

Jason Clark had 11 points and 6 rebounds in a win over St Johns.

8. Michigan State (20-5) (Beat Penn State 77-57, beat Ohio State 58-48)

Draymond Green had 12 points and 9 rebounds in an upset of Ohio State.

7. North Carolina (21-4) (Lost to Duke 85-84, beat Virginia 70-54)

Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Virginia.

6. Ohio State (21-4) (Beat Purdue 87-84, lost to Michigan State 58-48)

William Buford had a career high 29 points and 7 rebounds in a win over Purdue.

5. Kansas (20-5) (Beat Baylor 68-54, beat Oklahoma State 81-66)

Thomas Robinson had 15 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Baylor.

4. Duke (21-4) (Beat North Carolina 85-84, beat Maryland 73-55)

Austin Rivers had 29 points and a buzzer beater to knock off North Carolina.

3. Missouri (23-2) (Beat Oklahoma 71-68, beat Baylor 72-57)

Phil Pressey had 19 points and 4 rebounds in a win over Baylor.

2. Syracuse (25-1) (Beat Georgetown 64-61 (OT), Beat UConn 85-67)

Jim Boeheim passed Dean Smith for 3rd all time in NCAA coaching wins with 880 in an overtime win over Georgetown.

1. Kentucky (25-1) (Beat South Carolina 86-52, beat Florida 78-58)

Marquis Teague had 12 points and 10 assists in a win over Florida.