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Top Performers from the 2016-17 Tournament

Justin Jackson, North Carolina
Jackson averaged 19.5 points per game in the NCAA Tournament and made big shot after big shot in helping lead North Carolina to its sixth national championship. He made 15 3-point field goals in Tar Heels' six-game NCAA roun - despite going 0-of-9 in the title game.

Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga
If those outside of the West Coast didn't know who Williams-Goss was, they do now. The reigning WCC Player of the Year recorded back-to-back 23-point performances in the Elite Eight and Final Four to propel the Zags to the national title game. He struggled a bit on Monday night but was still one of the top players in the NCAAs.
Jordan Bell, Oregon
After Oregon forward Chris Boucher suffered a torn ACL in the Pac-12 Tournament, the Ducks' chances of making a deep run in the NCAA Tournament seemed low. However, Bell was the driving force, grabbing 12 rebounds or more in all five games while also adding 16 blocked shots in the tournament.

Sindarius Thornwell, South Carolina
Thornwell was the tournament's breakout star in leading the Gamecocks to their first Final Four. He scored 24 points or more in four of his five NCAA Tournament games, showing the nation why he earned SEC Player of the Year honors.

Kennedy Meeks, North Carolina
The 6'10" senior was dominant in North Carolina's national semifinal win over Oregon, scoring 25 points on 84.6 percent shooting (11-of-13) from the floor. He grabbed at least 10 rebounds in each of North Carolina's final five NCAA Tournament games, including 17 in the Elite Eight win over Kentucky.

Honorable Mention
Trevon Bluiett, Xavier
Tyler Dorsey, Oregon
Frank Mason, Kansas
De'Aaron Fox, Kentucky
Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin