What has changed in our latest NBA mock draft since the start of the college basketball season?
The college season truly got going with a slew of tournaments last week, pitting many of the draft's top prospects against each other in neutral court settings. The sample size is still small and quite a bit will change over the next seven months, but we finally have some real data, film and in-person observations to help project this class with more confidence.
This time of year, there's a fine line between anchoring to priors and absorbing and reacting to new information. We're a long way from reaching definitive conclusions, but at this point there are clearly prospects who are excelling and elevating their standing, while others have stagnated or are struggling to transition to the college game. There's still a lot more information to glean from, which December and the start of conference play will hopefully provide.
Here are some of the most notable things I observed from an NBA draft standpoint in November along with an updated mock: