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The Best Players To Watch During 2021 March Madness

Updated October 19, 2021 790 votes 25 voters50 items

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March Madness is here and it's time to take note of some of the best players to watch during the 2021 NCAA Tournament. These are the best college basketball players every fan must watch the 2021 March Madness. Featuring top NBA prospects in the 2021 draft class, rising stars, and tournament sleepers, this ranking of college basketball players includes all the best players you should keep an eye on. Who will be the 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player?  Who will lead their team on a deep run?

When ranking the top college players in this year's March Madness, you can't leave out Iowa's Luke Garza, who is currently one of the best college basketball players right now. Other future first-round draft picks include Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham, USC's center Evan Mobley, and LSU small forward Trendon Watford. 

Vote for the best college players who will most likely ball out at March Madness 2021, and feel free to add any great NCAA basketball players missing from this list.

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  • 1
    Detroit Pistons
    24
    6

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    2020-21 Season (Senior):  23.7 PPG,  8.8 RPG, 1.7 BPG

  • 2
    Detroit Pistons
    23
    7

    PositionPoint Guard

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceArlington, Texas

    2020-21 Season (Freshman):  20.2 PPG,  6.3 RPG, 3.6 APG

  • 3
    Washington Wizards
    17
    1

    PositionSmall Forward

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceEdmonds, Washington

    2020-21 Season (Senior): 19.2 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 1.8 APG

  • 4
    Gonzaga Bulldogs
    20
    6

    PositionPower Forward

    BirthplaceRichardson, Texas

    2020-21 Season (Sophomore): 18.7 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 2.0 APG

  • 5
    Chicago Bulls
    20
    6

    PositionPoint Guard

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    2020-21 Season (Junior):  20.7 PPG,  6.3 RPG, 5.3 APG

  • 6
    New York Knicks
    19
    7

    PositionShooting Guard

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    2020-21 Season (Junior): 18.0 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.3 SPG

  • 7
    Orlando Magic
    19
    7

    PositionPoint Guard

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota

    2020-21 Season (Freshman): 14.3 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 4.5 APG

  • 8
    Cleveland Cavaliers
    19
    7

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    2020-21 Season (Freshman): 16.8 PPG, 8.6 RPG, 2.2 APG

  • 9
    Golden State Warriors
    13
    3

    PositionShooting Guard

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    2020-21 Season (Freshman): 17.5 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 1.8 APG

  • 10
    New Orleans Pelicans
    14
    6

    PositionShooting Guard

    BirthplaceNorthport, Alabama

    2020-21 Season (Senior): 11.2 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 1.1 BPG

  • 11
    Sacramento Kings
    14
    6

    PositionPoint Guard

    BirthplaceHinesville, Georgia

    2020-21 Season (Junior): 14.2 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 5.4 APG

  • 12
    Illinois Fighting Illini
    13
    4

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    2020-21 Season (Sophomore): 17.6 PPG, 9.6 RPG, 1.2 BPG

  • 13
    Oklahoma City Thunder
    11
    3

    PositionPower Forward

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    2020-21 Season (Sohphomore): 15.7 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 1.9 APG

  • 14
    Brooklyn Nets
    16
    9

    PositionShooting Guard

    BirthplaceYokosuka, Japan

    2020-21 Season (Freshman): 22.6 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 1.4 APG

  • 15
    Utah Jazz
    16
    9

    PositionPoint Guard

    BirthplaceReserve, Louisiana

    2020-21 Season (Junior):  17.1 PPG,  3.3 RPG, 4.8 APG

  • 16
    Loyola Ramblers
    10
    1

    PositionCenter

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceAlgonquin, Illinois

    2020-21 Season (Senior): 15.0 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 3.0 APG

  • 17
    Rutgers Scarlet Knights
    10
    1

    PositionShooting Guard

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    2020-21 Season (Junior): 15.4 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 1.6 APG

  • 18
    Oregon State Beavers
    10
    1

    PositionShooting Guard

    NationalityPuerto Rican

    BirthplaceHarbor City, California

    2020-21 Season (Senior):  15.3 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 3.9 APG

  • 19
    LSU Tigers
    14
    7

    PositionPower Forward

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    2020-21 Season (Sophomore): 16.7 PPG, 7.4 RPG, 3.0 APG

  • 20
    Michigan Wolverines
    16
    10

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceAlexandria, Virginia

    2020-21 Season (Freshman): 14.6 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.4 BPG

  • 21
    Syracuse Orange
    9
    1

    PositionShooting Guard

    2020-21 Season (Junior):  17.4 PPG, 2.9 APG, 1.3 SPG

  • 22
    Oral Roberts
    9
    1

    PositionShooting Guard

    2020-21 Season (Sophomore):  24.2 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 3.7 APG

  • 23
    Gonzaga Bulldogs
    9
    1

    PositionShooting Guard

    BirthplaceBordeaux, France

    2020-21 Season (Junior): 11.8 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 3.0 APG

  • 24
    Charlotte Hornets
    13
    7

    PositionShooting Guard

    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York

    2020-21 Season (Sophomore): 19.0 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 1.9 APG

  • 25
    Virginia Cavaliers
    11
    6

    PositionSmall Forward

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceGreen Bay, Wisconsin

    2020-21 Season (Senior): 16.0 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 1.8 APG