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NBA Draft: 4 Second round prospects to watch in the NCAA Tournament

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NBA Draft steals can be born in the NCAA Tournament. Here is a look at four players to watch because the Dallas Mavericks could target them in round two.

NBA Draft 2019 is still a few months away, but the time to watch the prospects play is now. March and all of its madness has finally arrived. The opening week of the NCAA Tournament is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times for sports fans.

The Big Dance always offers basketball junkies an opportunity to see more basketball than maybe even they can handle. It is simply fantastic. It’s like Thanksgiving for foodies or Harry Potter marathons for people who dig movie franchises. The games just keep coming during the opening weekend. It is a treat for even the casual fan.

But also, for draft nerds like me, it’s a chance to see some of the best prospects in the world matchup against each other. There are certain insights you gain from seeing the best against the best that you can’t always get from regular season play.

Related Story. 4 top prospects to watch during the NCAA Tournament

The Dallas Mavericks did a fantastic job securing Jalen Brunson in the early second round last year. Brunson has exceeded all expectations as a rookie is trending toward being part of the All-Rookie team at season’s end. There is plenty of talent to be had with later picks if teams do their due diligence on prospects.

Here are four guys playing in the NCAA Tournament that the Mavericks front office should keep an eye on.

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