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.
Rising Star: Gonzaga Junior Kelly OlynykGonzaga 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.
Rising Star: Kansas' Thomas RobinsonIf 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.
Rising Star: Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas
Rising Star: Kansas' Tyshawn Taylor