Alabi among group with much to prove
Although it's early in the college basketball season, I've gotten out to a couple of the major preseason tournaments. After broadcasting the Puerto Rico Tip-Off last week, I just returned from the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla. Here's my advice to most of those underclassman that I've seen: "Stay in school."
The Old Spice Classic featured a number of intriguing prospects, but no one that would help an NBA team right now. The one player that stood out with obvious NBA potential, 6-foot-9 Chris Singleton of Florida State, is still a ways off from being a finished product. Here is a breakdown of some of the players in the tournament that NBA teams were locking in on last week, three of whom you can catch in action during the Big Ten/ACC Challenge tonight:
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