NCAA Tourney Watch: 13 Prospects to Watch in the NCAA Tournament
NCAA Tourney Watch: 13 Prospects to Watch in the NCAA Tournament

This article is part of our NCAA Tourney Watch series.

As the 2017-18 Fantasy regular season nears its close, for many owners it's time to start looking ahead to next season, and the draft prep that comes with it.

While we're still three-plus months from the NBA Draft, we're less than 24 hours from the start of the NCAA Tournament, which kicks off with a pair of First Four games Tuesday and Wednesday from Dayton, OH. With the exception of 19-year-old Slovenian Luka Doncic, nearly every other consensus lottery prospect -- if there ever was such a thing -- is set to take part in the Tournament.

Among the headliners are DeAndre Ayton, Marvin Bagley, Mikal Bridges and Jaren Jackson, each of whom lead top-four seeds with sights on a run to San Antonio. Meanwhile, the teams housing the draft's two best point guard prospects -- Trae Young (Oklahoma) and Collin Sexton (Alabama) -- each snuck in as one of the final at-large bids

For the most part, there's not a ton a blue-chipper like Ayton can do in the Tournament

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