Rising Star

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Rising Star: Georgetown Sophomore Otto Porter Jr.

The Georgetown Hoyas have been the class of the Big East in the last season before the conference fully implodes and they are led by one of the best NBA prospects in the college game. Otto Porter Jr. is a smooth small forward with terrific size at 6-feet 8 inches and his potential is off the charts.


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Rising Star: Gonzaga Junior Kelly Olynyk

Gonzaga has a history of busting brackets but the Bulldogs now find themselves in the role of the hunted as Gonzaga became No. 1 in the AP poll for the first time in history.


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Rising Star: Kansas’ Thomas Robinson

If Kansas is going to take down the Kentucky Wildcats in the National Championship game, it’s going to take a monster effort from All-American forward Thomas Robinson. Of course, Robinson is capable of dominating the paint.


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Rising Star: Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas

By: Mark Chalifoux The NCAA tournament has seen some great individual performances and some great players, but perhaps no better scorer than Ohio State sophomore forward Deshaun Thomas. Opposing defenses can’t focus too heavily on […]


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Rising Star: Kansas’ Tyshawn Taylor

By: Mark Chalifoux The senior guard from Kansas hasn’t exactly been dazzling in the NCAA tournament. He put up a less-than-stellar 10 points in a first-round blowout win, an even bigger struggle to get 10 […]