This article is part of our Recruiting Recap series.
While Duke and Kentucky have dominated the recruiting landscape for the last 10 years, the most productive freshman often comes from another school. The problem with having a lot of good players is that they have to share the rock, and it becomes difficult to get the counting stats necessary to be a fantasy star.
On the other hand, players like Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons were able to put up fantastic numbers while dominating the ball. Granted, neither of the recent first picks played in the NCAA Tournament, but that does not matter for most fantasy leagues. Most, if not all, of the following players should play in the Big Dance next March. While the Duke freshmen seem poised to get the biggest spotlight, one of these players could be among the most productive players if his situation falls just right.
Romeo Langford, G, Indiana HoosiersLangford may be the player to lead the Hoosiers back to the NCAA Tournament after a two-year absence. The 6-foot-6 wing is a big-time scorer who should combine with senior forward Juwan Morgan to provide Indiana with the best scoring duo in the Big 10. Langford is a high IQ player who will make his teammates better, both with his passing and the attention he gets from opposing defenses.
As shown by the highlight video below, Langford can score from the perimeter and the paint. He is crafty in getting to the basket and converting. His size will cause problems for most opposing