International players dot rosters across NCAA Tournament
This year’s NCAA Tournament has a decidedly international flavor.
Of the 1,036 players in this year’s bracket, 117 list their home countries as someplace other than the United States, according to data calculated by Hero Sports.
The Sweet 16 has 28 international players on its rosters, with 12 teams having at least one from abruad. Virginia leads the way with five and Gonzaga has four, including Japanese big man Rui Hachimura and French forward Killian Tillie.