Best Local College Basketball Players
- Wisconsin's Future In Good Hands With Bronson Koenig Three-year starter Traevon Jackson is graduating, but Wisconsin’s point guard spot is in good hands. When Jackson broke his foot in January, sophomore Bronson Koenig replaced him in the starting lineup and played well.
- Providence Senior Forward LaDontae Henton Helps Bring Back Respectability To Basketball Program Taking the Friars from 15-17 and no postseason to 22-12 and an NCAA Tournament bid, LaDontae Henton must feel pretty good about his time at Providence.
- Rising Star: Duke Guard Grayson Allen While Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, and Tyus Jones have been incredible this season, don’t forget about Grayson Allen.
- Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Lourawls Nairn, Jr. If Michigan State is to continue its magical Tournament run, it will need continued strong play from a 5’10” freshman from the Bahamas called “Tum Tum.”
- Hassan Martin Shows A Lot Of Promise In Only His Second Season With URI With his second season ending up exponentially better than his first, Hassan Martin has to be confident about Rhode Island's ability to reach the NCAA Tournament by next year.