Preseason All-Rookie Team

November 2nd, 2006
College Basketball: Preseason All-Rookie Team


College basketball fans have been waiting for this for quite some time.  The top young talent is finally coming to college instead of jumping to the NBA. The last high school star with as much hype as Greg Oden or Kevin Durant to play in college was Carmelo Anthony.. and his impact certainly matched his hype. National Rookie of the Year


Kevin Durant - SF, Texas, 6-10


First Team CHN All-Rookie


Paul Harris - PG, Syracuse, 6-4

Chase Budinger - G/F, Arizona, 6-7

Kevin Durant - SF, Texas, 6-10

Spencer Hawes - C, Washington, 6-11

Greg Oden - C, Ohio State, 7-0


Second Team CHN All-Rookie


Tywon Lawson - PG, UNC, 5-11

DJ Augustin - PG, Tennessee, 5-11

Gerald Henderson - G/F, Duke, 6-5

Jeremy Mayfield - PF, UAB, 6-10

Brook Lopez - C, Stanford, 7-0


Third Team CHN All-Rookie


Javaris Crittenton - PG, Georgia Tech, 6-4

Matt Bouldin - SG, Gonzaga, 6-5

Thaddeus Young - SF, Georgia Tech, 6-8

Brandan Wright - PF, UNC, 6-9

Wayne Chism - PF, Tennessee, 6-8


Fourth Team CHN All-Rookie


Willie Kemp - PG, Memphis, 6-2

Patrick Beverley - PG, Arkansas, 6-2

Wayne Ellington - SG, UNC, 6-4

Tyler Smith - SF, Iowa, 6-7

Stanley Robinson - PF, UCONN, 6-8


Also: See where these players rank in the CHN Top 100 List