AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 23: Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans looks to pass the ball against D.J. Stephens #30 and Tarik Black #10 of the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 23, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
It's odd to list a John Beilein team first in terms of NBA talent, since that hasn't exactly been his reputation throughout the years. However, the Wolverines - placed close to home in Auburn Hills in the bracket - have a handful of guys who have caught the attention of NBA folks.
With Tayshaun, he read situations quicker than our guys do now ... Not so much defense on the ball but situations where you might have to help or read a play while it's developing, which comes with the experience he had. He had a high basketball IQ. We've probably had some slippage with him not being out there.More quotes »
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