EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Jonathan Givony: A huge contingent of high-level NBA decision-makers were in attendance for the semifinals of the OVC tournament between Murray State and Jacksonville State on Friday, especially from top lottery teams such as the New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls. Forty NBA scouts were credentialed, according to conference officials, but we counted quite a few more in the stands. (Curiously, very few NBA folks elected to stay for the championship game, perhaps having decided they saw enough in the semifinals.)
Mike, considering the importance of the stage and who was watching, what do you think top draft prospect Ja Morant showed here? And is time to start talking about him as the No. 2 pick in this draft?