NCAA Tournament 2011: 15 College Players Who Could Be Studs in the NBA

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NCAA Tournament 2011: 15 College Players Who Could Be Studs in the NBA
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College basketball fans are not the only ones watching March Madness this year.

NBA teams are scouting players in the Tournament to see if they are good enough to be drafted and play in the NBA.

While some players may be great in college, the NBA is a different game. The NBA is bigger, stronger and quicker than college ball. Some great college players are just not fit and prepared for the grueling NBA grind.

The same is true for the opposite side. Role players in college can turn into solid starters in the NBA. NBA scouts continue to look more at potential and raw skills rather than experience and where the player is in their career on draft day.

The class of 2011 is a little weaker than some of the previous draft classes, but there is still potential for a lot of good players to be born out of this class.

Here are 15 players that could turn out to be studs down the road.

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