College Basketball The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked  

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List Rules Only active college players participating in NCAA tournament

March Madness can be about more than watching your NCAA tournament bracket get busted. It's a chance to watch some of the best players in college basketball showcase their skills with an eye on improving their NBA draft status and of course competing for a national title.

The 2019 NCAA tournament is the time for superstars like Duke's Zion Williamson to prove they can live up to the hype, and it's a chance for less heralded players like Fletcher Magee and the underdog Wofford Terriers (pun intended) to show the world what they can do.

As you follow along with the 2019 NCAA tournament, check back here to see the players you should be paying attention to and make sure to highlight the players you think the rest of the basketball world should know about.

UPDATED: The Virginia Cavaliers won the 2019 NCAA Tournament, and Virginia star Kyle Guy was named Most Outstanding Player on the tournament.

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Zion Williamson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Duke Blue Devils
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 Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Duke Blue Devils
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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Cameron Reddish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Duke Blue Devils
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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Tre Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Duke Blue Devils
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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Ja Morant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Murray State Raiders
Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American college basketball player for the Murray State Racers of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). He is widely considered one ...more
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Grant Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Tennessee Volunteers
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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Cassius Winston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Michigan State Spartans
Cassius Winston (born February 28, 1997) is an American basketball player for Michigan State University. His 182 assists were the second most ever by a freshman at MSU, trailing only Magic ...more
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Jarrett Culver is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Jarrett Culver (born February 20, 1999) is an American college basketball player for the Texas Tech Red Raiders of the Big 12 Conference.
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Brandon Clarke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Gonzaga Bulldogs
Brandon Clarke is a Canadian college basketball player for the Gonzaga Bulldogs of the NCAA.
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Carsen Edwards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Purdue Boilermakers
Carsen Edwards (born March 12, 1998) is an American college basketball player for the Purdue Boilermakers. He made an immediate impact as a freshman at Purdue, appearing in all 35 games (21 ...more
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P.J. Washington is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Kentucky Wildcats
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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Cameron Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
North Carolina Tar Heels
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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Markus Howard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Marquette Golden Eagles
Markus Howard (born March 3, 1999) is an American college basketball player for Marquette University.
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Nassir Little is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
North Carolina Tar Heels
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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Ethan Happ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Wisconsin Badgers
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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De'Andre Hunter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Virginia Cavaliers
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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Matisse Thybulle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Washington Huskies
Matisse Thybulle (born March 4, 1997)[1] is an American college basketball player for the Washington Huskies. He earned first-team all-conference honors in the Pac-12 as a senior in 2019, when ...more
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Admiral Schofield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Tennessee Volunteers
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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Shamorie Ponds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
St. John's Red Storm
Shamorie Saequan Ponds (born June 29, 1998) is an American college basketball player for St. John's University. As a freshman, Ponds was one of the top freshmen in the Big East Conference, ...more
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Bruno Fernando is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Maryland Terrapins
Bruno Afonso David Fernandes (born August 15, 1998), known as Bruno Fernando, is an Angolan college basketball player for the Maryland Terrapins of the Big Ten Conference.
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Dedric Lawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Kansas Jayhawks
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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Rui Hachimura is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Gonzaga Bulldogs
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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Kyle Guy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Virginia Cavaliers
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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Jordan Nwora is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
Louisville Cardinals
Jordan Nwora (born September 9, 1998) is a Nigerian-American Basketball player who plays for the Nigerian national team D'Tigers. He plays College Basketball for the Louisville Cardinals.
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Luke Maye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Players In March Madness 2019, Ranked
North Carolina Tar Heels
Luke David Maye (born March 7, 1997) is an American college basketball player for the University of North Carolina. Maye is having a breakout season as a junior in the 2017–18 season. In his ...more