Pacers 23rd Pick Tournament Round One: Jeff Withey vs. Lucas Nogueria

Will Jeff Withey be the one getting your vote and advancing on to face trade up in round two? - Jamie Squire

This battle of big men is a good one on the forwards side of the bracket. It features a defensive force in Jeff Withey and a project player from Brazil, Lucas Nogueria. Who will advance on to the second round?

After what looks like a runaway victory for trade up (trade Danny Granger), over Rudy Gobert. We move on to our second matchup in the forwards side of the bracket. This battle between Jeff Withey of Kansas and Lucas Nogueria of Brazil (Estudiantes) should be a close one in the polls.

Below are the breakdown videos from SB Nation partner, Draft Express. The videos of Withey and Nogueria are each around 15 minutes long, so sit back and enjoy thorough breakdowns of possible Indiana Pacers come draft night.

Withey or Nogueria would fit right into the Pacers frontcourt rotation next season. Both could be defensive anchors for teams down the road, especially for Indiana in the second unit. Defensively, Withey and Nogueria have a much higher potential than Ian Mahinmi and Miles Plumlee. Also, having either one learn under Roy Hibbert would be great for their transition to the NBA.

After the video breakdowns from Draft Express, who should advance on to the second round? Will it be Jeff Withey or Lucas Nogueria getting your vote and moving on in the tournament?

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