It’s knockout time for men’s basketball at the Tokyo Olympics, and you better believe there are mid-major stars still alive. Eight players and five schools that fall under this site’s vast purview will be represented as the stakes get higher and the medal podium comes into view.
You want to remember some guys? You’re in luck, but just barely. There are certainly guys below, but there are also players that were the gold standard in college (All-American Jock Landale) and are the gold standard in the NBA (Damian Lillard).
The point? As we always say, there’s top-level basketball sprinkled throughout the mid-major ranks and it’s showing up again in Tokyo. Here’s who’s left: