College Basketball Waiver Wire: Early-December Pickups
College Basketball Waiver Wire: Early-December Pickups

This article is part of our College Basketball Waiver Wire series.

The season is a month old, more or less. What do we know? Duke deserves their hype. Gonzaga is the beast in the West. Kentucky has not come together quite as well as we would have thought. Kansas has an excellent offense, but they have not been able to hold opponents down. The same could be said for Nevada to a lesser extent. Tennessee and Auburn are very good SEC teams. North Carolina is also adept at scoring. Very little of this is a surprise.

Perhaps the biggest surprise thus far has been the Michigan Wolverines. This team made the NCAA Championship game last year as a No. 3 seed, but lost their leading scorer Mo Wagner to the NBA. They have not missed a beat with freshman Ignas Brazdeikis moving right in. The Wolverine defense is incredible, as has shut down the Tar Heels and Purdue in consecutive games. Earlier in the season, they shut down Villanova. Look out, Big 10!

ACC

Wynston Tabbs, guard, Boston College Eagles

The Eagles seemed to be set at guard with Ky Bowman and Jordan Chatman. It appears they need a third wheel with the 6-foot-2 freshman finding room to operate. Tabbs is coming off a 28-point game against Sacred Heart in which he aped Bowman with seven rebounds and five assists. The junior guard is not a bad player to imitate. Tabbs has scored 15 points or more in five of his seven games, and has an interesting week facing Providence and

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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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