I’ve seen a lot of dumb stuff on the internet — hell, I’ve written plenty of it myself — but ESPN’s “50 Players Who Could Make The Most Noise In March” list is next level dumb, simply because it makes no mention of Jamal Murray.
To be fair, the list was released before Murray scored 28 points against Tennessee, last night. At the time of its release, Murray had only scored 26, 24, 35 and 21 points in four consecutive games, with an average of 19 points per game on the season.
Maybe I’m being a little biased here, but give me Murray on the Players To Watch list over names like Montana’s Martin Breunig, NJIT’s Ky Howard and Valparaiso’s Vashil Fernandez. With all due respect to those guys, and many others I’ve never heard on the list, I believe Murray will be a little more noisy this postseason.
Tyler Ulis is on the list at No. 17, so we do know the ESPN college basketball staff has seen at least one Kentucky game this season.