The Cleveland Cavaliers are on top of the NBA draft yet again, only this time there is no LeBron James waiting to save them. There may not even be a Kyrie Irving.
Indiana's Cody Zeller turned down one chance to play in the NBA. He couldn't say no twice.
Indiana junior Victor Oladipo is heading to the NBA. Cody Zeller could be next.
Ben McLemore is one and done at Kansas. Ricky Ledo is none and done with Providence.
Creighton's Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo of Indiana and Kelly Olynyk of Gonzaga are the other players on the team announced Monday.
In the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 on Thursday, the benefits of the zone defense were on full display. As fourth-seeded Syracuse claimed a spot in the Elite Eight with a 61-50 upset over top-seeded Indiana, the undersized Hoosiers were suffocated by the Orange's length and athleticism.
Three serious injuries in 22 months transformed the one-time top-50 prospect from Oxon Hill who graduated from the Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., into a role player scrounging minutes.
Porter thrust himself into conversation for national player of the year honors, along with Michigan's Trey Burke and Indiana's Victor Oladipo, after depositing 33 points, eight rebounds and five steals against Syracuse last week.
Tom Izzo put it best.