Collin Sexton is the best guard in the NCAA tournament & yes that includes Trae Young, Jalen Brunson or anyone else you want to throw in the pot.
Plenty of players are talented at this level. There’s no shortage of solid ballhandlers or good defenders at this position, however, Sexton’s pure drive & intensity widely separate him from the pack.
When Bama was in trouble late vs Virginia Tech, Sexton’s ferocious play helped heap the pressure on VT. He exploded to the rim, forcing the foul time after time & nailed two clutch jumpers to put the Hokies on ice for good.
As a top GA high school player, Sexton was known for playing with a fire that few could match. When the McDonald’s all-American matched up with ex-NBAer Penny Hardaway’s son, Jayden during a 2016 high school game, he was going to be sure Hardaway didn’t leave without knowing who he was & what he was about:
— 5th Year (@5thYear) March 16, 2018
Sexton scored 33 points in the win by the way. Flip the page to see the full highlights from the Hardaway/Sexton matchup.
Collin Sexton & his Crimson Tide teammates look to stave off elimination facing off against a favored & powerful Villnova team in their second game of the tournamant Saturday at 12:10 pm.