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Yale Guard Makai Mason to Test Waters of the NBA Draft

With the new NBA Draft rules in the back of his mind, Yale guard Makai Mason threw his name into the ring on Monday night. (Source: Sam Rubin - Yale Sports Publicity)
With the new NBA Draft rules in the back of his mind, Yale guard Makai Mason threw his name into the ring on Monday night. (Source: Sam Rubin – Yale Sports Publicity)
With the recent changes to the rules surrounding the NBA Draft and players coming out of college, there could be a slew of players who declare for the draft following the 2015-16 season. Barring they do not sign with an agent, they are able to test the waters and see where they are projected to be selected before finalizing their decision.

Some will stay in the draft, while others may opt to return to school in an attempt to improve their draft stock.

On Monday, Makai Mason of the Yale Bulldogs threw his name into the hat for the 2016 NBA Draft, in an unusual move for an underclassmen from an Ivy League school. The news was first reported on SI Now.

Very rarely do you see a player from an Ivy League school declare early, but with the recent changes to the rules, Mason decided to dabble in the draft to see where he is projected to go. Continue reading Yale Guard Makai Mason to Test Waters of the NBA Draft

CCR Top Three Individual Performances in College Basketball for November 16th

After a quiet season debut, Justin Sears broke out for 27 points in the Bulldogs win over Sacred Heart on Monday night.
After a quiet season debut, Justin Sears broke out for 27 points in the Bulldogs win over Sacred Heart on Monday night.

The 2015-16 college basketball regular season is in full swing, and what a start to the season we’ve had. Monday marked the beginning of one of the best events during the regular season: the ESPN 24-Hour Tip-Off Marathon! With games literally taking place all night, there were plenty of big games on tap for your viewing pleasure, and we saw some big performances in the process.

Each day, we will hand out some awards for the top three individual performances from the night before. The first Monday of the year brought exciting finishes, upset losses, overtime thrillers, and its fair share of big performances as some teams were looking for their first win of the campaign..

Here are the top three individual performances for Monday, November 16th!

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