10 Players Dallas Mavericks fans should watch in the NCAA Tournament

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3. Justin Edwards

Kentucky, Wing, 6'7"

Another Kentucky player makes this list, and the Dallas Mavericks are lucky enough to have the chance to take Justin Edwards, they shouldn't pass it up.

This season for Kentucky, Edwards is averaging 8.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 0.9 assists, and 0.9 steals per game while shooting 48.8 percent from the field, 37 percent from downtown, and 77.1 percent from the free-throw line.

Edwards has been phenomenal as a freshman this year, and his youth and upside are attractive. He would be a two or three off the bench for Dallas, and he brings the things that Dallas needs out of their backup two or wing.

Edwards would bring shooting, off-ball cutting, and defense, and the Mavs have been desperate for a two-guard who can guard and shoot. Many of the Mavs' players are one-dimensional, and adding a two-dimensional young player with this selection is a safe route.

Offensively, Edwards can knock down open shots, plays selflessly, and always moves to find open spots on the floor, whether that's outside for a three or in the paint for a dunk. These types of players fit great next to Luka Doncic, and he would be another young project for this team to take on.

Edwards is also a good defender and brings high effort. Half of the battle of playing defense in the NBA is effort, and he has the perfect frame to be a good defender in the NBA. Standing at 6-foot-7 and possessing a 7-foot wingspan, the young wing would have no problem adapting to the NBA.

It would be a miracle if Edwards falls into the fifties, but we've seen crazier things happen.