Cody Zeller, Deshaun Thomas, and the rest of the best players in the country.
The All-Freshman Team
Breaking down the hip, young recruits.
The All-Defense Team
College hoops’ lockdown defenders.
SHANE RYAN’S TOP FOUR
No. 1: Indiana: The Perfect Team for an Imperfect Year
The Hoosiers could actually nab the title this year.
No. 2 Louisville: The Red Hand Gang
Rick Pitino bounces back.
No. 3 Ohio State: The Sneaky Contenders
The Buckeyes’ presidential power.
No. 4 NC State: The Weight of Expectation
Can the Wolfpack break out?
THE BEST OF THE REST
The Title Snipers
Michigan, Syracuse, Arizona, Florida
The Royal Blues
Kentucky, Kansas, UCLA, Duke, North Carolina
The Dangerous Outsiders
Florida State, St. Louis, San Diego State, Cincinnati