PLAYER OF THE WEEK
With over 3,000 players, Division I basketball is loaded with talent. The gap between player 100 and 125 is slim, and the gap between player 500 and 600 is even slimmer. Here are the 25 players who came closest to making the CHN Top 100 Player Ranking. All are just a few good weeks away from making the Top 100, or just a few bad weeks away from being surpassed by unlisted stars.
Xavier star Tu Holloway headlines CollegeHoops.net's Preseason Mid-Major All-America teams. He's joined by fellow seniors Andrew Nicholson of St Bonaventure and Drew Gordon of New Mexico. With the likes of Xavier, Temple, New Mexico, Gonzaga, and Memphis all capable of making runs in March, this could be a banner year for the Non-BCS conference schools.
CollegeHoops.net First Team All-America
Ohio State sophomore forward Jared Sullinger was a Wooden Award All American and finalist a year ago after averaging 17.2 points and 10.2 rebounds before opting to return to Columbus for a second season.
Returning players from past Wooden Award ballots include a pair of seniors: Duke's Kyle Singler (2009, 2010) and BYU's Jimmer Fredette (2010).