Best active college basketball players at each uniform number
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canada goose uk shop So when you get to a school with a rich canada goose careers uk basketball tradition a program with multiple retired numbers hanging in the rafters the number crunch becomes a bit of an issue. UCLA, for example, has 10 retired numbers. Michigan State has eight. Those schools are not alone, of course, which means incoming freshmen/transfers are pretty limited in their options at those universities. canada goose uk shop
Anyway, the point of sharing that information is that we decided to find the best player wearing each of the available 36 numbers in the 2015 16 season. You probably won agree with some of our choices some of the numbers are absolutely stacked with superstar players but that part of the fun, right?
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Why he here: Has any player in college basketball taken a bigger step forward this season than Ben Bentil? As a freshman at Providence, Bentil averaged 6.4 points and 4.9 rebounds in a little more than 21 minutes a canada goose outlet canada game. This year, though, he been more dominant than anyone at Providence could have reasonably expected he averaging 20.0 points per game (tops among Big East players) and 8.1 rebounds per contest and has given the Friars a reliable scoring option other than Kris Dunn.
Five honorable mentions: John Brown, High Point. canada goose outlet new york Michael Gbinije, Syracuse. Damion Lee, Louisville. Frank Mason, Kansas. Ben Moore, SMU.
Why he here: Kansas junior Wayne Selden held this spot in our rough draft last week, but his paltry performances in the Jayhawks three recent losses (9.7 points per game, 40.0 percent shooting in those games) meant it was time for a change. Payton has been stuffing the stat sheet for the Beavers all season he averaging 17.5 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.4 steals per game for Oregon State (12 6), which is within shouting distance of its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1990. In a big resume boosting win against then No. 21 USC on Sunday, Payton had 22 points, 15 rebounds, eight assists and four steals. That big time production when his team needed it most.
Five honorable mentions: Jalen Brunson, Villanova. Chase Fischer, BYU. Wayne Selden, Kansas. Isaiah Taylor, Texas. Gabe York, Arizona.
Why he here: Mr. Big Shot has been excellent canada goose kensington parka uk in some of Maryland most critical moments since he arrived in College Park in the fall of 2014. With more scoring options on the team this year hello Robert Carter, Diamond Stone and Rasheed Sulaimon, to name a few Trimble scoring average is down a few points (from 16.2 to 14.5), but his assists canada goose black friday 2019 uk have jumped way up (from 3.0 to 5.6 per game). And make no mistake: When the game on the line, the ball will be in Trimble hands.
Five honorable mentions: James Farr, Xavier. Rico Gathers, Baylor. DeSean Murray, Presbyterian. Devin Thomas, Wake Forest. Michael Young, Pitt.
cheap canada goose uk Why he here: Is Kris Dunn the best player in college basketball? Probably. NBA teams are pretty excited to get a shot at him in the draft, too. Providence 6 4 junior point guard is averaging 16.9 points, 7.1 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 3.2 steals canada goose discount uk per game and he could help his Friars earn the best NCAA Tournament seed in school history (currently a No. 5 in 2004). cheap canada goose uk
Five honorable mentions: Grayson Allen, Duke. Shaquille Harrison, Tulsa. Josh Hart, Villanova. Tyler Ulis, Kentucky. Tyrone Wallace, California.
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Why he here: After a solid freshman campaign https://www.st-edwards-cam.org.uk (11.4 points, 8.4 rebounds per game) for a Georgia Tech team that finished a game under.500, Carter transferred to Maryland and sat out the required year, working on his game. And that work is a reason the Terps are a legit national title contender. The 6 9 post presence is shooting 57.7 percent from the field and averaging 13.2 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and even 1.7 assists for Maryland.
buy canada goose jacket Five honorable mentions: Dwayne Bacon, Florida State. Wade Baldwin, Vanderbilt. Charles uk canada goose outlet Cooke, Dayton. D Smith Rivera, Georgetown. Edmund Sumner, Xavier. buy canada goose jacket
Why he here: Paige is the indispensable senior point guard for a North Carolina squad that just might be the nation canada goose outlet las vegas best team. He doesn have the best scoring numbers, but considering six Tar Heels yes, six are averaging at least 10.0 points per game, he doesn have to contribute more than his 12.7 points per contest. He hasn committed more than two turnovers in a game all season, and in back canada goose parka black friday to back wins against Georgia Tech and Florida State in early January, Paige combined for 68 minutes, 43 points and zero turnovers.
Five honorable mentions: Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson. Trevon Blueit, Xavier. Kyle Collinsworth, BYU. English, Iona. Troy Williams, Indiana.
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canada goose uk outlet Why he here: McClellan improvement in his three seasons at Miami has been impressive. He could always score he averaged 13.5 points as a freshman but he a much more accurate shooter as a junior, which is a big reason he’s averaging 16.3 points. He shot 38.2 percent from the field and 27.3 percent from 3 point range that first season, and he up to 52.9 and 39.1 this year, which is a big reason Miami has been in the AP top 15 since mid December. canada goose uk outlet
Five honorable mentions: Dorian Finney Smith, Florida. Isaac Hamilton, UCLA. Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin. Jalen Jones, UT Arlington. Jordan Woodard, Oklahoma.
Why he here: The Hoosiers just might have the nation most potent offense, and Ferrell is the guy who keeps all the parts moving cohesively. He averaging 17.7 points, 5.8 assists (a career high), 4.4 rebounds (a career high) and 1.3 steals per game (a career high) while shooting a career best 48.8 percent from the field. Oh, and this year he became the all time career assists leader at Indiana, a school canada goose outlet with a pretty decent basketball history.
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Five honorable mentions: Demetrius Jackson, Notre Dame. Brice Johnson, North Carolina. Nic Moore, SMU. Monte Morris, Iowa State. Domantas Sabonis, Gonzaga.
canada goose store Why he here: Expectations were high for Barber heading into his junior season as the Wolfpack point guard, and it fair to say he pretty much blown away even those lofty expectations. Barber has jumped his scoring average from 12.1 to 22.1 points per game (he leading the ACC) and he averaging 4.7 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game (up from 3.7 and 3.3, respectively). canada goose store
Canada Goose Online Five honorable mentions: Ryan Anderson, Arizona. Andrew Andrews, Washington. Jack Gibbs, Davidson. Jalen Jones, Texas A Justin Robinson, Monmouth. Canada Goose Online
Why he here: Ingram has been excellent for the Blue Devils as a freshman, even though he been playing out of position because injuries have necessitated a reshuffling of the Duke lineup. Ingram, who averaging 17.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game, is a lock to be a top five pick in the NBA draft, and he the odds on favorite to be the No. 2 pick overall behind LSU Ben Simmons. He gets the nod over Wyoming Josh Adams and his 23.9 ppg average.