More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the
Both are projected to be among the top picks in June's NBA draft. Wiggins was unimpressive on Sunday, scoring just four points on 1-6 shooting. Embiid was unable to play, sidelined with a stress fracture (back).
McDermott is expected to go in the lottery (top 14) in the draft. On Sunday he scored 15 points but his team never truly challenged the Bears.
Other top prospects fell out of the tournament earlier in the process, including Duke's Jabari Parker, Oklahoma State's
Foreign prospects Dante Exum (Australia),
A few high-level prospects remain including Julius Randle of
Randle gave his team 13 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in 30 minutes. His teammate, defensive-minded Willie Cauley-Stein, contributed just four points and two rebounds in 23 minutes.
Cleanthony Early scored 31 points on 12-17 shooting in a losing effort -- although he's projected to be a late first, early second-rounder in June.
Forward Aaron Gordon did a bit of everything, helping the Arizona Wildcats past the
Gordon, a potential top-10 prospect, scored 18 points on 8-10 shooting along with six rebounds, six assists and four steals in just 23 minutes.
Finally, UCLA also advanced with a win 77-60 win over Stephen F. Austin. Jordan Adams scored 19.
The three Bruins should go in the mid- to late first, or early second in June.
At 23-46 this season, the Lakers should have a top-10 pick.