2012-2013 Season

CBS: Michigan has most future NBA talent in NCAA tournament

Jeff Goodman lists the NCAA tournament teams with the most NBA talent, starting with Michigan

1) Michigan — It’s odd to list a John Beilein team first in terms of NBA talent, since that hasn’t exactly been his reputation throughout the years. However, the Wolverines — placed close to home in Auburn Hills in the bracket — have a handful of guys who have caught the attention of NBA folks.

Trey Burke (G, 6-0, 190): The sophomore is a National Player of the Year candidate and also could be the first point guard taken in the June draft. He can shoot it, distribute, and will be ideal at the next level in pick-and-roll situations. Most NBA executives have him going somewhere among the lottery selections.

Glenn Robinson II (F, 6-6, 210): The Big Dog’s son still needs another year in college, but he’s intriguing. He’s long and athletic and has shown spurts in which he’s looked phenomenal. He still needs to shoot it more consistently from the perimeter and also play hard all the time, but he’d likely be a first-rounder if he left after this season.

Tim Hardaway Jr. (G, 6-6, 205): Another ex-NBA player’s kid, Hardaway Jr. has improved his decision-making. He has nice length for a wing player, but still needs to improve his ability to put the ball on the floor. Likely pegged somewhere in the second round.

Stauskas and McGary also earn mentions.

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