Proud Alums: Players React to First Weekend of NCAA Tournament

By Brian Kotloff | March 23, 2015

The 16 teams who survived the first weekend of the NCAA tournament are well-represented in the NBA Development League, and many current and former D-League prospects know March drama first-hand.

They were tuned into the action along with the rest us as action unfolded. Here’s what they had to say:

Louisville alums Peyton Siva (Erie BayHawks) and Russ Smith (Iowa Energy/Memphis Grizzlies)

Duke alum Andre Dawkins (Sioux Falls Skyforce)

Xavier alums Semaj Christon (Oklahoma City Blue) and Jordan Crawford (Fort Wayne Mad Ants)

Wichita State alum Nick Wiggins (Idaho Stampede)

NC State alum Lorenzo Brown (Grand Rapids Drive/Minnesota Timberwolves

North Carolina alum Dexter Strickland (Los Angeles D-Fenders)

Kentucky alums Eloy Vargas (Los Angeles D-Fenders) and Daniel Orton (Grand Rapids Drive)

Oklahoma alum Romero Osby (Maine Red Claws)

UCLA alum Kyle Anderson (San Antonio/Austin Spurs)

Gonzaga alum Matt Bouldin (Fort Wayne Mad Ants)

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