My strategy going into these March Madness DFS games are to find the guys that play the most minutes. So far it has worked, winning a total of $35 in my last three entries (all $3 games). Being that it's worked, I'm sticking with it heading into the Sweet Sixteen. Here is my lineup for the Thursday night games.
- Tyler Dorsey ($6,700) - Dorsey played 36 minutes in the second round against St. Josephs and put up some very solid DFS numbers. Despite shooting just 4-12 from the field, Dorsey finished with 14 points, 7 rebounds and a blocked shot. The guards should dominate this Oregon vs. Duke matchup and it could turn into a high scoring game. Dorsey took seven 3's last game, so I'm hoping for another high volume of shots tonight.
- Sheldon McClellan ($6,900) - McClellan has not had to watch from the bench much at all so far this tournament, as he is averaging 38 minutes per game. McClellan is also averaging 10.5 shots per game and shooting just under 50%. He's making plays and working his way to the foul line as he's taken 21 free throws in Miami's two tournament games. His 19 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal per game this tournament makes his a great DFS play tonight against Villanova.
- Rasheed Sulaimon ($6,500) - This is the type of guy I love in college. This guy plays basically the entire game and does a little bit of everything. Sulaimon is coming off a 14 points, 5 rebound, 3 assists and 1 steal performance against Hawaii and will look to pick up where he left off tonight against Kansas.
- Luke Kennard (6,500) - A guy most casual college basketball fans never heard of, but they should. Luke Kennard is a very valuable piece for the Duke Blue Devils. Kennard had a great game against Yale, scoring 13 points (3-6 from downtown), grabbed 5 rebounds, had an assists, had two steals and a block. He also played 38 minutes which is great for DFS.
- Landen Lucas ($6,300) - Lucas is 6'10, 240 lbs and can also be pretty dominant down low as he shot 62% from the field this year. So far in the tournament Lucas is averaging 11 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2.5 blocks.
- Diamond Stone ($6,400) - I followed up Lucas with Maryland big man Diamond Stone. The Terps freshman is an ideal college big man. At 6'11, 255 lbs, Stone is nearly impossible to stop under the basket, and that's probably why he's shooting 64% from the field in the tournament. Because of his size he won't play more than about 26-30 minutes a game but because of his talent, he doesn't need to. Earlier this year Stone had a 39 point performance against Penn State, and he went 19-25 from the line in that game!
- Kamari Murphy ($5,000) - Murphy is definitely not a huge part of the Miami Hurricanes offense as he has taken just 10 shots in the 'Canes first two games but he is averaging 10 rebounds and 3 blocks.
- Khadeem Lattin ($5,300) - Lattin is not a guy who is going to blow you away with his numbers but he's a guy who does just enough to make him worth a low cost buy in DFS. After playing just 13 minutes in round 1 (6 points, 3 rebounds and a block), Lattin got 28 minutes against VCU and went 4-6 from the field and finished with 8 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks and a steal.
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