5 Players Wolves fans should watch in the NCAA Tournament

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4. KJ Simpson, Colorado

A late riser in the pre-draft process, KJ has made a name for himself as the leading scorer on a 24-win Colorado Buffaloes squad. The 6-foot-2 point guard holds averages of 19.6 points, 5.7 boards, 4.9 dimes, and 1.6 steals per game.

Earlier in his collegiate career, Simpson shot the ball very poorly. Prior to this year, his highest field goal percentage in any season was a measly 39.6 percent. This season, Simpson is knocking down 47.9 percent of his attempts. He's also been deadly from beyond the arc, canning 2.1 3-pointers at a 45.3 percent clip.

Although he's only shot above average in one season collegiately, his shot-making will likely be his calling card at the next level. Simpson is a smaller guard who lacks a rangy frame, thus continuing to shoot it well from all areas of the court is important for the junior guard.

While he's not overly athletic, he's a good finisher at the rim. And for a point guard, Simpson moves well off the ball. He's a smart, and hard cutter. Away from the ball, Simpson runs off screens and gets open due to his constant movement.

Like McCain, Simpson has a consistent release. His base isn't always the same when he shoots, but the top of his release stays consistent. Simpson has a high release point. And while he may not have the highest elevation, he's hardly deterred when a defender contests his shot.

Due to his stature, Simpson will always have a disadvantage on the defensive end at the next level. Nonetheless, he has quick hands and he competes. He's recorded 125 steals in 95 career games.

In Minnesota, Simpson projects as a valuable reserve guard. It may take Simpson some time to adapt to the NBA's physicality, but a Monte Morris projection isn't too far off.