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MARK MADNESS | Nos. 70-61 in Mark Adams' countdown of ASN's top 100 players

Counting down to the start of the 2016-17 college basketball season on Nov. 11, ASN's Mark Adams previews the players, teams and conferences to watch. Today: Nos. 70-61 in the top 100 players from ASN's family of schools.



70.       Xavier Cooks | Winthrop
The junior is a scorer (14.7 points per game) with a really good recipe stirred by PG Keon Johnson, who always finds him.


69.       Kevin Vannatta | UNC Asheville
The junior (11.5 ppg) is becoming a go-to guy on a very good team.


68.       Tyrell Nelson | Gardner-Webb
The senior (14.2 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 56% FG) will be the main scoring threat for the Runnin’ Bulldogs this season.


67.       Chris Flemmings | UNC Wilmington
The senior (16.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg) is a solid scorer and rebounder on a really nice team to watch.


66.       Joshua Braun | Grand Canyon
The junior (16.6 ppg, 5.2 rpg) leads the Antelopes, who won 27 games last season. He made 87% of his free throws totaling 203 (12th in the country).


65.       Hassan Martin | Rhode Island
The senior (2.5 blocks per game) makes Dan Hurley’s Rams Rim Tough!


64.       Chris Clemons | Campbell
The sophomore (18.5 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 37% 3-pointers) returns to build on his outstanding freshman season for the Camels.


63.       Evan Boudreaux | Dartmouth
This sophomore scorer lit it up last season (17.7 ppg, 9.4 rpg). At 6-8 he can also fill it up from the arc as well (40% 3-pointers).


62.       Matt Morgan | Cornell
Sophomore brings 18.9 ppg as the focal point for this year’s Big Red team that lost only one senior.


61.       Makai Mason | Yale
The junior (16 ppg) returned after testing the NBA waters. He leads the Bulldogs as they try to defend their Ivy League title.





MARK MADNESS: ASN'S TOP 100 PLAYERS
• Nos. 100-91

• Nos. 90-81

• Nos. 80-71
Above: Yale's Makai Mason, the surfer dude with the baller’s game. (Courtesy Steve Musco/Yale Athletics)

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