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.

Generally, when I watch college hoops, I do so silently. I watch by myself, sometimes on my computer, and don't have much of a rooting interest. It would also be rather sad if I chanted – "Defense! [Clap clap clap] Defense!" – on my own. While watching basketball yesterday, I saw a play that made me chortle. It was this:

The Cavalier players were swarming around the ball, but were unable to get it away from Zion Willliamson. That dunk was amazing! For someone so huge, he plays with excellent skill. He also has plenty of power. You won't find Zion on any waiver wires, but you might find one of the following players.

ACC

Prentis Hubb, guard, Notre Dame Fighting Irish

It remains to be seen whether Hubb taking a bigger piece of the Fighting Irish is a good thing. The 6-foot-3 freshman has struggled to knock down shots all season. He is converting just 29.5 percent of his field goals and 25.2 percent of his 3-pointers. The upside is that Hubb has hit 10 3-pointers in his last three games and averaged 14.0 points (nearly double his season average of 7.4 points). The Irish are in a rebuilding year, so all of the experience that Hubb can get could help in the future. The immediate future has a game at Georgia Tech and a home contest against Virginia.

Marcus Bolden, center, Duke Blue Devils

The early returns on the Tre Jones are in and it appears that Bolden

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Perry Missner
Missner covers college basketball for RotoWire. A veteran fantasy sports writer, he once served on the executive board for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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