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.

It's an awfully quiet week across the wire. No big injuries to report, so we're hunting role changes for some younger players as well as continuing to grind and add depth to benches in case a few or your players are forced to miss a game or two.

Power Conferences

Charlie Moore, G, Miami

The well-traveled Moore is on the uptick again. After a December where he shot only 36.5 percent from the floor and scored in double-digits just once in five outings, Moore has been terrific in the new year, averaging 20.3 points, 5.0 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 3.0 steals, including seven thefts in Miami's upset over Duke. Moore will always be a steady source of dimes and steals, but the 'Canes appear to be clicking in their four-guard look, generating fantasy appeal to both Moore and Jordan Miller.

Jesse Edwards, C, Syracuse

Perhaps your league counts fouls as a stat category? Edwards has fouled out in four straight and eight times overall. I kid, but Edwards is still getting upwards of 27 minutes nightly despite the hacking issues. He's only pulled down double-digit rebounds once all year, but he's blocking shots at an elite level; 2.9 nightly and 13 in his last three games. He's not a total liability offensively either, averaging 11.8 ppg thanks to easy shots given his size and proximity to the hoop, shooting 70.7 percent, a nice boost where percentages matter.

Caleb McConnell, G, Rutgers

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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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