Maryland’s emergence as one of the nation’s top college basketball teams amid an unexpectedly-quick turnaround has landed a few players on NBA mock draft boards.
The biggest jump has been made by junior forward Jake Layman, who went from being considered a top prospect toward the end of his freshman year to a low second-round pick as a sophomore -- if he was even going to picked at all.
Layman is now being mentioned on a couple of mock draft boards as a low first-round pick. Draftexpress.com is touting the 6-foot-9 Layman as the 27th overall pick, going to the Memphis Grizzlies.
A lot will play out...