College Basketball Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

College Basketball Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

This article is part of our College Basketball Waiver Wire series.

Transfers coming into their own at new homes, and emerging sophomores highlight this week's top additions.

Power Conferences

Nysier Brooks, F, Miami

Brooks posted a double-double Saturday (13 points, 15 rebounds), while blocking two shots to boot. Freshman Matt Cross has an arm injury and has scored nine points in his last two after 21 in hits first two, and there appears be a change in rotation looming as a result.

Samuell Williamson, F, Louisville

Williamson is poised to return from a toe injury that cost him two games whenever the Cardinals next take the court, as there next scheduled game with North Carolina State has been postponed. When healthy, Williamson looked to be emerging in his second season, putting up 11.5 points, 4.5 boards and 3.0 assists in 27.5 minutes, certainly giving him value in ACC circles.

Armaan Franklin, G, Indiana

Franklin is another emerging sophomore listed here, and it's all about a minutes increase. He's seeing 29.0 mpg after just 13.8 last year, and it's resulted in 10.5 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.7 apg and 1.2 spg. The rebounding number is great for a guard, but he's been inconsistent as a scorer on a game to game basis. Points are usually easy to come by elsewhere however, and Franklin isn't an albatross there.

Liam Robbins, F/C, Minnesota

Robbins has been inconsistent in the scoring column, being held to single-digits in two of the Gopher's first six games. But he put up 27 in his last

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Chris Bennett
Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
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