Deron Williams rising; Redick falling

Updated: April 4, 2005, 4:32 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider
Editor's Note: This article was originally published on March 28, prior to Final Four Weekend.

The NCAA Tournament had one of the most memorable weekends in recent memory, with all Final Four games combining amazing comebacks with fantastic finishes.

Despite the fantastic on-the-court heroics, no one had a major boost in his stock one way or the other. As we pointed out last week, for the most part, the idea of a player's stock rising or falling based on one nationally televised performance is overrated.

Still, several top prospects strengthened their quests for lottery selection. Several other players whom scouts have been skeptical about did little to lessen the skepticism.

After watching hours of NCAA games and consulting with the same group of scouts that Insider has been relying on for the past few years, here's a look at who have helped and hurt themselves this week at the Big Dance.


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