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.

It was a quiet, abbreviated holiday week throughout college hoops, with most teams playing only one game, if that. But unfortunately, we had some season-ending injuries that have shaken up rotations, specifically in Houston where Tramon Mark (shoulder) and Marcus Sasser (foot) were lost. They haven't played since that news, so we're not 100 percent certain on where that production will go, but it creates at least a couple of speculative adds. After a few weeks of being frontcourt heavy, we're guard-dominated this week.

Power Conferences

Blake Wesley, G, Notre Dame

Perhaps we're a little late to this party, but I've overlooked Wesley's emergence as I continue to wait for Prentiss Hubb to awaken from a season-long funk. Wesley has scored in double digits in eight straight, twice topping 20 points this season. He's stated five straight, once grabbing eight boards and another handing out nine assists. He's not overly consistent in peripheral numbers, but the minutes will continue to be there as the Irish routinely play a short rotation. As a starter, Wesley is averaging 14.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 3.6 apg and 1.0 spg.

Terquavion Smith, G, North Carolina State

The 'Pack have unleashed Smith over the last five games, and the results have been impressive. Since entering the starting five, he's averaging 19.4 points, 3.0 boards, an assist and 1.4 steals. I have some doubts he'll be this consistent once ACC play is in full swing, but the conference is also down a bit, and the

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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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