The cream of the crop; the players your program would love to have. Here is the list of the top 25 freshman in the nation entering the 2010-11' college basketball season.
Watch out for: Trevor Reliford - Alabama Point Guard, 5'11'' 175 lbs; Justin Coleman - Louisville, Shooting Guard 6'6'' 210 lbs; Casey Prather - Florida, Small Forward 6'6''195 lbs.
25. Terrence Ross - Washington, Small Forward 6'6'' 180 lbs.
He is a very versatile forward that can score in many ways. You can put Ross on the low-block or outside the paint and expect him to score. He is in-depth with the mid-range game and can knock down jumpers consistently.
24. Tony Mitchell - Missouri, Power Forward 6'8'' 215 lbs.
Tony Mitchell is probably the most underrated players on this list. Mitchell is something similar to NBA small forward. At times, I witnessed him leading the break, displaying great vision and passing skills.
23. Doron Lamb - Kansas, Shooting Guard 6'4'' 183 lbs.
Doron Lamb is one of the most prolific scorers in this freshman class. He has a high motor, and enough speed to beat the defender off the dribble. With that, he also finishes well around the rim. He is in love with his mid-range game, and likes to go to his pick-and-pop occasionally.
22. Jereme Richmond - Illinois, Small Forward 6'7'' 195 lbs.
Richmond is an interesting recruit. He has the ability to get to the basket and score with the contact or without. He can play the two or the three. Displaying lateral quickness and an extra speed burst to blow past defenders.
21. Joe Jackson - Memphis, Point Guard 6'0'' 175 lbs.
Jackson is a crafty guard at 6-foot. He can score in a variety of ways and has good speed to beat the defender off the dribble. He is much smaller than his peers but is still able to finish strong around the rim.
20. Josh Smith - UCLA, Center 6'9'' 320 lbs.
Josh Smith is an elite talent at the five position. He is very strong around the rim and can dominate the next level. However, he is over 300 lb. This means that his body can be a problem at the college level.
19. Reggie Bullock - North Carolina, Shooting Guard 6'6'' 190 lbs.
Reggie Bullock is an elite level player that can score in a variety of ways. He can knock down perimeter jumpers and get into the defense and knock down mid-range jumpers. In addition, he can get to the rim and make the shots in the lane. Not to mention, he usually finishes with highlight reel slams.
18. Joshua Hairston - Duke, Power Forward 6'9'' 220 lbs.
Hairston is one of the greatest forwards in this recruiting class. He displays nice go-to-moves in the post, and can shoot from outside the paint. He plays with energy on both ends of the court and will be a key addition the Blue Devils.
17. Corey Joseph - Texas, Point Guard 6'3'' 180 lbs.
Joseph is a big time scorer. He displays good range that spans out to the three-point line. He likes the pick-and-pop and mid-range game. He scores scores strong around the...