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2016 Liberty Ballers Big Board No. 12: Merry Chrissmas

Marquese Chriss is finally off the board.

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After spending a couple days vying for a top 10 spot, Washington forward Marquese Chriss finally comes off the board at No. 11 on Monday. Chriss took down Anadolu Efes shooting guard Furkan Korkmaz by just 10 votes, so expect for Korkmaz to be the favorite going into this round.

Liberty Ballers writers also ranked Chriss as the 11th best prospect, and if Korkmaz were to win today, the community will have ranked him in the same place as the staff once again.

Truthfully, as we're starting to work our way through the last of the top end big men, I'm starting to see more prospects I really like pop up. Taurean Prince may already be 22, but he's got the makeup to be a solid 3-and-D guy in the NBA. Provided that he's able to score more off the dribble, whoever takes him has a potential starting small forward. At the very worst, he's Tony Snell. But if he can reach that potential, then he's going to be like 2014-15 DeMarre Carroll.

I thought Demetrius Jackson had a disappointing season, but I think he could still be a solid backup point guard. Despite the low percentage this year, we know he can shoot threes, and he did a quality job of facilitating the offense without the involvement of Jerian Grant. If he's there in the 20s, can't really hurt to take a flyer on him.

Voting closes at 3 p.m.

1. Ben Simmons - LSU
2. Brandon Ingram - Duke
3. Dragan Bender - Maccabi Tel Aviv
4. Kris Dunn - Providence
5. Jamal Murray - Kentucky
6. Buddy Hield - Oklahoma
7. Wade Baldwin IV - Vanderbilt
8. Timothe Luwawu - Mega Leks
9. Jaylen Brown - California
10. Denzel Valentine - Michigan St.
11. Marquese Chriss - Washington

12. ???

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