Prospects who will miss NCAA tournament
Over the past week, a handful of top prospects have seen their season come to a close. With no NCAA tournament in their future, these prospects' resumes at the college level are complete.
Few top scouts really hit the NIT circuit. For the most part, their season is done.
I spoke with a number of NBA scouts and GMs to get their final take on the prospects in the Top 100 whom you won't be seeing in the NCAA tournament this year.
All three went out with a whimper. Austin had two points on 0-for-6 shooting in a loss at Oklahoma State. Kabongo equaled that feat with two points on 0-for-5 shooting in a loss at Kansas State. Mitchell was a little better, scoring 10 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in a loss at Lafayette.
While Austin would be a likely first-round pick if he declared, scouts no longer think of him as a lottery pick, and he could slide badly. Kabongo has his fans and probably does not want to return after how he was treated by the NCAA this season, but he's definitely on the bubble, as is Mitchell.
Here's a look at eight other players in our Top 60 whose seasons are done.
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