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.

After what was hopefully a feeding frenzy at last week's waiver wire thanks to eligibility grants, this week looks relatively quiet on the wire due to the holidays and lack of games that come with it. But it's also a week where a lot of owners can take a break, which you shouldn't! There may not be terrific game changers this week, but there are still some options to improve your roster. We're guard dominant this week.

Power Conferences

Devon Daniels, G, North Carolina State

Daniels seems to have embraced the role as the 'Pack's alpha. He pumped in 21 points last week against North Carolina and was coming off of a 12-point, eight-rebound, four-assist, four-steal outing against Campbell. He's had more 20 point games (two) than single-digits (one), and with league play set to go, you'd have to assume the rotation is trimmed and the minutes possibly go up just a tick from the current 30.2 he's getting.

Trey Murphy, G, Virginia

Murphy has only started once for the Cavaliers, but he's arguably been their most productive offensive weapon, and needs to be rostered in ACC circles. He's put up 15 points in back-to-back outings, playing an average of 29.5 minutes. There are minimal peripherals (3.2 rpg, 1.3 apg), but the Rice transfer's length has made him an important piece for UVA.

Trey McGowens, G, Nebraska

McGowens appears to be getting his footing in his new home, scoring 25 points last week in two outings, adding

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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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