Current Sports The Best College Basketball Players Right Now  

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List Rules Vote up the best college basketball players to watch for during March Madness.

Here are the best college basketball players every fan must watch in the 2019 March Madness. Featuring the top NBA prospects in the 2018 draft class, this ranking of college basketball players also includes unknown sleepers you should keep an eye on. Who will be the 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player?  

When ranking the top 10 college players in this year's March Madness, you can't leave out Duke Blue Devils' Zion Williamson, who is currently one of the best college basketball players right now. Other potential first round draft picks include Syracuse Orange Tyus Battle, Oregon Ducks center Bol Bol, Kansas Jayhawks center Udoka Azubuike, and North Carolina Tar Heels forward Luke Maye. 

Vote for the best college players who will most likely ball out at March Madness 2019. Feel free to add any good NCAA basketball players missing from this list whose teams have not been eliminated. 

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Zion Williamson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward, Power forward
Zion Williamson (born July 7, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Listed at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) and 285 pounds (129 ...more

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R.J. Barrett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard
Rowan Alexander "R. J." Barrett Jr. (born June 14, 2000) is a Canadian basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). A native of Mississauga, he ...more

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87 66
Cameron Reddish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward, Shooting guard
Cameron Reddish (born September 1, 1999) is an American college basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Reddish attended The Haverford School in Haverford ...more

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Bol Bol is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
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Bol Manute Bol (born November 16, 1999) is a Sudanese-born American college basketball player for the Oregon Ducks of the Pac-12 Conference. A son of basketball player Manute Bol, Bol was born ...more

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44 42
Rui Hachimura is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward, Power forward
Rui Hachimura (born February 8, 1998) is a Japanese basketball player for the Gonzaga Bulldogs of the West Coast Conference (WCC) and the Japanese national team. Listed at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) and ...more

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33 28
Cameron Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward
Cameron Jordan Johnson (born March 3, 1996) is an American college basketball player for the North Carolina of the Atlantic Coast Conference. As a junior in high school, Johnson was a 6-foot-2 ...more

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De'Andre Hunter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard, Small forward
De'Andre James Hunter (born December 1, 1997) is an American college basketball player for the Virginia Cavaliers in the Atlantic Coast Conference. During his redshirt freshman season, Hunter ...more

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Tre Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
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Tre Isiah Jones (born January 8, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

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Keldon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard
Keldon Johnson (born October 11, 1999) is an American basketball player. Johnson attended Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, and played for United States men's national under-19 ...more

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35 39
Romeo Langford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard
Romeo Langford (born October 25, 1999) is an American college basketball player for Indiana University of the Big Ten Conference. Currently a freshman, he was ranked as one of the highest ...more

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43 51
Admiral Schofield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward
Admiral Schofield (born March 30, 1997) is an American college basketball player for the University of Tennessee. Schofield was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team as a junior due to a 22-point ...more

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42 51
Nassir Little is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward
Nassir Little (born February 11, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He played high school basketball at Orlando Christian Prep in Orlando, Florida. ...more

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25 27
P.J. Washington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
TRENT13 added Small forward
Paul Jamaine "P. J." Washington Jr. (born August 23, 1998) is an American basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats. Washington is considered as one of the best players in the 2017 ...more

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Grant Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Power forward
Grant Dean Williams (born November 30, 1998) is an American college basketball player for the University of Tennessee. A 6'7" sophomore power forward from Charlotte, North Carolina, ...more

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33 39
Ethan Happ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Power forward
Ethan Happ (born May 7, 1996) is a redshirt senior basketball player for the Wisconsin Badgers. Happ attended Rockridge High School in Taylor Ridge, Illinois. Happ redshirted during his freshman ...more

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Dedric Lawson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Connor Norton added Power forward
Dedric Lawson (born October 1, 1997) is an American college basketball player at the University of Kansas. Lawson played at Hamilton High School in Memphis, Tennessee alongside his older brother ...more

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31 39
Cody Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward
Cody Martin (born September 28, 1995) is an American college basketball player for the Nevada Wolf Pack. He is the twin brother of Caleb Martin. As a sophomore at NC State, he averaged 6.0 ...more

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33 42
Kyle Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard
Kyle Joseph Guy (born August 11, 1997) is an American college basketball player for the Virginia Cavaliers. Guy scored a career-high 29 points in a 76-67 win against VCU on November 17, 2017. He ...more

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43 58
Tyus Battle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard
Tyus Akili Battle (born September 23, 1997) is an American college basketball player for the Syracuse Orange in the Atlantic Coast Conference. He earned a gold medal with USA Basketball at the ...more

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22 28
Tyler Herro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
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Tyler Christopher Herro (born January 20, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats in the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

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Nickeil Alexander-Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Point guard, Shooting guard
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (born September 2, 1998) is a Canadian basketball player for the Virginia Tech Hokies of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). As a freshman, Alexander-Walker averaged ...more

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Udoka Azubuike is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Center

Udoka Timothy Azubuike is a Nigerian college basketball player at the University of Kansas.

Udoka "Dok" Timothy Azubuike (born September 17, 1999) is a Nigerian college basketball player at the University of Kansas. Azubuike attended Potter's House Christian Academy in ...more

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23 32
Caleb Martin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Small forward
Caleb Martin (born September 28, 1995) is an American college basketball player for the Nevada Wolf Pack. He was named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year for the 2017–18 season by ...more

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Kevin Porter Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Shooting guard
Bryan Kevin Porter Jr. (born May 4, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the USC Trojans of the Pac-12 Conference. On November 6, Porter made his college debut against Robert ...more

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Naz Reid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best College Basketball Players Right Now
Power forward
Nazreon Reid (born August 26, 1999) is an American college basketball power forward for the LSU Tigers basketball team. Reid grew up in Asbury Park, New Jersey and attended Roselle Catholic High ...more