Thursday night’s NBA Draft was full of surprise and intrigue. Not only were 10 trades consummated during the evening, but several selections left even the best mock-drafters scratching their heads.
Much like the bubble teams in the NCAA Tournament itself, these curious draft choices took slots away from players with very strong resumes. With only 60 total draft picks and a burgeoning pipeline of foreign talent, more and more of the best collegiate players do not hear their names called on Draft Day.
Here are eight of the NCAA’s best who went undrafted in Newark last night.