5 Players Heat fans should watch in the NCAA Tournament

The men's March Madness bracket is filled with reasons for Miami Heat fans to watch.
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2. Justin Edwards, Kentucky

Edwards was one of the top high school recruits in his class but has had an up-and-down freshman year at Kentucky. He has more games in which he scored one or fewer back (six) than games with more than a dozen points (five), and has seen his minutes decline over the season.

But there’s still a lot of talent to harness. Edwards, once considered a likely lottery pick, could be a steal when the Heat pick later in the draft. Check out what The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor wrote about Edwards in his scouting report and tell me these things don’t sound like a Heat player:

Athletic at-rim finisher with a quick first step and impressive body control. He’s at his best slingshotting off handoffs and screens toward the rim… 

Selfless passer who is always looking to reward active teammates…

Active off-ball player always looking for opportunities to cut to the rim within the flow of the offense…

High-effort defender who loves to jump passing lanes…

All of these things are welcome and needed in Miami, especially if Caleb Martin walks in free agency. Should the Heat lose Martin, Edwards could be a younger, cheaper replacement.