College Basketball Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

College Basketball Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

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

We're getting close to the finish line, with only two weeks remaining in most conference's regular season. It's another week where there (thankfully) weren't a lot of landscape-changing injuries, making for very few must-add options. But here's a look at a few guys who could push you over the top in season-long leauges.

Power Conferences

Nike Sibande, F , Pittsburgh

It's slim pickings in the ACC on this week's wire. Sibande has started two straight for the Panthers, and saw 36 minutes over the weekend with Au'Diese Toney sidelined by a concussion. That resulted in 12 points and seven boards, numbers in line with his three-year averages at Miami (OH). If Toney remains out, Sibande can have some value for this week.

Jaemyn Brakefield, F, Duke

Brakefield seems to be the beneficiary of Jalen Johnson's opt out, seeing his minutes increase in each of the Blue Devils last three games. He's not going to carry you in any category, and his minutes will likely fluctuate if he's not the hot hand, but he's shown capable of contributing across the board, posting seven points, five rebounds and four assists against Wake Forest, and following that up with 11 points, five boards and four blocks against Virginia. Those diverse lines make him worth a look in deep formats.

Boo Buie, G, Northwestern

Buie reentered the starting lineup yesterday, and provided 19 points, four assists and two rebounds across 31 minutes. He's been productive as a starter previously, enjoying

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Chris Bennett
Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
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