Ranking the NBA Prospects in the Duke-Houston Sweet 16 Matchup

As Duke and Houston prepare for their Sweet 16 matchup, keep an eye out for these NBA-bound prospects.
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2. Jared McCain

A point guard who already helped his draft stock with his March Madness performances is Jared McCain. The freshman guard continued his impressive scoring spree with an 8 of 11 three-point shooting against James Madison on his way to 30 points. He is now up to 41.5% from three on 5.7 attempts per game.

For a 6'3" combo guard, the shooting is a must in the NBA. And McCain has shown he is more than capable of hitting them on the move, off-the-dribble, or in catch-and-shoot situations.

Combine that with his pick-and-roll ability, good first step, touch around the rim, and his floater game, and you have close to a complete offensive weapon. McCain is never going to rise up and dunk all over his defenders but he has enough shake to generate enough good looks for himself and teammates.

The ability to play both on-ball and off-ball makes him an intriguing fit in all 30 NBA teams. He will likely not be an elite defensive option at the next level, but his floor as a dynamic sixth-man type of scorer is certainly worth a first-round pick.