Present, future NBA prospects in action tonight

Updated: January 20, 2010, 2:40 PM ET
By Fran Fraschilla

If you are home Wednesday night watching college basketball on ESPN's myriad platforms, here are a few players to keep an eye on in the context of the NBA draft. You know about Ed Davis and Al-Farouq Aminu, but Wednesday's action features other players who rank as some of the best players in college basketball this season; a few of them will be playing in the NBA in the next few years. Here's a little guide so you can follow them the way scouts do, enabling you to know what to look for and see how it will impact their future as potential pros.

Wake Forest at North Carolina, 7 p.m., ESPN

(All times EST)

Ish Smith, Wake Forest