Jeff Goodman’s Top 102 College Basketball Players for 2019-20

This is Stadium’s list of the top 102 college basketball players in the country, and seniors surprisingly occupy four of the top five spots.

The SEC has 18 players, which leads all the conferences, while the ACC is next with a dozen.

There are a total of 16 freshmen that made the cut, including the son of a former NBA player in the No. 2 spot.

Now, let’s dive in.

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1. Cassius Winston, PG, Sr., Michigan State – He does everything you want in a point guard. Winston has tremendous passing ability and can make his teammates better, but is also able to score — both from deep and also by penetrating to the basket. Winston enters the season as the best player on one of the best teams in the country.
2018-19 Stats: 18.8 ppg, 7.5 apg, 40% 3-pointers

2. Cole Anthony, PG, Fr., North Carolina – The son of former NBA point guard Greg Anthony will have plenty of weight on his shoulders in Chapel Hill. He’ll be the guy at UNC from Day One, a point guard who has to do it all for Roy Williams and the Tar Heels.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

3. Myles Powell, SG, Sr., Seton Hall – Powell is a big-time shot-maker, and he can do it in just about every way possible. He’s also on a team that could win the Big East this year, which will help elevate his national profile.
2018-19 Stats: 23.1 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 36% 3-pointers

4. Markus Howard, G, Sr., Marquette – He’s capable of going for 30 — no, make that 40 on any given night — especially now with the Hauser brothers gone. An elite shooter and arguably the most explosive scorer in the country.
2018-19 Stats: 25.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.9 apg, 40% 3-pointers

5. Sam Merrill, SG, Sr., Utah State – One of the best all-around scorers and pure shooters in the country. He helped lead the Aggies to the Mountain West regular-season and tournament titles a year ago while proving that he can play with the ball in his hands and make plays for his teammates.
2018-19 Stats: 20.9 ppg, 4.2 apg, 3.9 rpg, 38% 3-pointers

6. Isaiah Stewart, C, Fr., Washington – He’s a strong, athletic big man who will be a matchup nightmare for opposing post players due to his high motor. Stewart gets after it and should put the Huskies in the equation to win the Pac-12.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

7. James Wiseman, C, Fr., Memphis – The 7-foot-1 frosh is the frontrunner to go No. 1 in June’s NBA Draft, and his coach, Penny Hardaway, compares him to Chris Bosh due to frame and skill set. He’s not quite as advanced on the perimeter as Bosh, but he should be a dominant player on the defensive end with his ability to alter and block shots.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

8. Anthony Edwards, G, Fr., Georgia – The strong guard is ultra-explosive and has another gear. He’s a likely high-end lottery pick. He’ll put up numbers, but the question will be whether the Bulldogs can be relevant in the SEC.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

9. Ayo Dosunmu, PG, So., Illinois – He’s got good size for the point guard position and is also blessed with athleticism. Look for Dosunmu to be one of the better players at his position in the country, and expect for his team to take a significant jump — especially if he can make shots from the perimeter.
2018-19 Stats: 13.8 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.3 apg

10. Kerry Blackshear, PF/C, Sr., Florida – The Virginia Tech grad transfer should be a huge piece for Mike White and the Gators. He doesn’t blow you away with any one aspect of his game, but is a double-double candidate each and every night.
2018-19 Stats: 14.9 ppg, 7.5 rpg

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11. Jordan Nwora, SF, Jr., Louisville – He flirted with leaving after last season, but returned to try and solidify himself as a first-rounder. Nwora has the size and can shoot it from deep, and will likely be the leading scorer on one of the top teams in the country.
2018-19 Stats: 17.0 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 37% 3-pointers

12. Jalen Smith, C, So., Maryland – Stix showed what he is capable of during the NCAA Tournament last season. He’s long, athletic, plays hard and should take a major jump for the Terps — especially with Bruno Fernando gone.
2018-19 Stats: 11.7 ppg, 6.8 rpg

13. Tre Jones, PG, So., Duke – The key will be whether his perimeter shot has improved, but no matter what, Jones is a lock-down defender and also one of the better pure point guards in the country. He’s also the leader of one of the nation’s best teams.
2018-19 Stats: 9.4 ppg, 5.3 apg, 3.8 rpg

14. Devon Dotson, PG, So., Kansas – He’ll be the guy that ultimately determines how far KU will go this season. He’s quick and tough and thrives in transition, but will need to step up in the leadership department and also keep defenses honest with his perimeter shot.
2018-19 Stats: 12.3 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.5 apg

15. Jarron Cumberland, SG, Sr., Cincinnati – The big, strong wing should put up 20 points per game this season, but the question will be whether the Bearcats are an NCAA Tournament team or not. Regardless, Cumberland will be one of the most prolific scorers in the country.
2018-19 Stats: 18.8 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 3.6 apg, 39% 3-pointers

16. Lamar Stevens, F, Sr., Penn State – Is this finally the year that the Nittany Lions get back to the NCAA tourney? If it is, Stevens — a versatile forward who is a brutal matchup — will be the guy who gets them there.
2018-19 Stats: 19.9 ppg, 7.7 rpg

17. Jordan Ford, PG, Sr., Saint Mary’s – He doesn’t look imposing, but Ford can score. He’s Randy Bennett’s go-to guy on a Gaels team that just might wind up knocking off Gonzaga and winning the WCC.
2018-19 Stats: 21.1 ppg, 41% 3-pointers

18. Reggie Perry, PF, So., Mississippi State – Look for the athletic forward to have a breakout year after a semi-disappointing freshman campaign. Perry is more skilled than most realize, and the strong sophomore is an underrated passer.
2018-19 Stats: 9.7 ppg, 7.2 rpg

19. Udoka Azubuike, C, Sr., Kansas – He’d be higher if not for the injury issues, but Dok has been hurt quite a bit in his career. He’s a huge presence in the post for a coach in Bill Self who loves to utilize his big men.
2018-19 Stats: 13.4 ppg, 6.8 rpg (9 games)

20. Derek Culver, C, So., West Virginia – Watch for Culver to emerge as one of the nation’s most productive big men this season for Bob Huggins. He’s got the natural abilities, but just needs to remain focused and consistent.
2018-19 Stats: 11.5 ppg, 9.9 rpg

21. Kaleb Wesson, C, Jr., Ohio State – He’s slimmed down and is a tough matchup due to his size and skill. The Buckeyes should be near the top of the Big Ten, and Wesson will be a major reason for that.
2018-19 Stats: 14.6 ppg, 6.9 rpg

22. Naji Marshall, F, Jr., Xavier – He’s just a tough forward who does enough on the scoring end, but also rebounds at a high level. Marshall should be the best player on a balanced Xavier squad.
2018-19 Stats: 14.7 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 3.4 apg

23. McKinley Wright, PG, Jr., Colorado – He didn’t take the step forward last season that many anticipated, but Wright is still one of the better floor leaders in the country. He should get recognition this year, especially if the Buffs are in contention for one of the top spots in the Pac-12.
2018-19 Stats: 13.0 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 4.8 apg

24. Tyrese Maxey, G, Fr., Kentucky – It’s a tough decision who to put first on this list among UK players, but I’m banking on the fact that Maxey is the player who emerges as the go-to guy at some point due to his ability to put the ball in the basket.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

25. Andrew Nembhard, PG, So., Florida – Nembhard should share top-player honors in Gainesville with Blackshear, but his role will be vital. He’s a point guard who will run the team and score when necessary.
2018-19 Stats: 8.0 ppg, 5.4 apg

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26. Payton Pritchard, PG, Sr., Oregon – He’ll be the guy who quarterbacks the top-20 Ducks this season, and he’s also capable of going off for 20 when called upon.
2018-19 Stats: 12.9 ppg, 4.6 apg, 3.9 rpg

27. Alpha Diallo, G, Sr., Providence – Diallo has flown under the radar largely because the Friars struggled last season, but don’t expect that to happen again. He is a versatile player who does a lot of everything.
2018-19 Stats: 16.0 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 3.1 apg

28. Yoeli Childs, PF, Sr., BYU – He’ll miss the first nine games of the season due to a suspension by the NCAA, but should pick up where he left off under new coach Mark Pope when he returns.
2018-19 Stats: 21.2 ppg, 9.7 rpg

29. Tyrese Haliburton, PG, So., Iowa State – His scoring numbers won’t be gaudy, but his assist-to-turnover numbers will be outstanding. Haliburton just knows how to run a team, but the key will be whether he has enough around him.
2018-19 Stats: 6.8 ppg, 3.6 apg, 3.4 rpg, 43% 3-pointers

30. Matthew Hurt, F, Fr., Duke – The Minnesota native can score from the perimeter and put it on the floor. The key for Hurt will be improving on the defensive side of the ball, but he’ll put up numbers on the offensive end.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

31. Anthony Lamb, F, Sr., Vermont – Most haven’t heard of him, but they might come March. He’s the best player on a loaded Catamounts team that could pull off a first-round upset. Lamb is an undersized four-man who is steadily improving his perimeter game and will see time at the three this year.
2018-19 Stats: 21.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg

32. Nico Mannion, PG, Fr., Arizona – The talented scoring lead guard should have a big season in Tucson, and is a likely first-round draft pick come June. He can really score.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

33. Kira Lewis, PG, So., Alabama – Look for Lewis to have a huge sophomore season under Nate Oats and his up-tempo style. Lewis can push it, and he’ll have the ball in his hands plenty.
2018-19 Stats: 13.5 ppg, 2.9 apg

34. Tres Tinkle, F, Sr., Oregon State – He always manages to fly under the radar, but is ultra-productive. If Tinkle can help lead the Beavers back to the NCAA tourney, that’ll help get him on the national radar.
2018-19 Stats: 20.8 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 3.8 apg

35. Mamadi Diakite, F, Sr., Virginia – Someone has to be the guy for Tony Bennett in Charlottesville. Look for Diakite to make a jump with Kyle Guy, De’Andre Hunter and Ty Jerome all gone.
2018-19 Stats: 7.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg

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36. Ashton Hagans, PG, So., Kentucky – I know he isn’t much of a shooter, but my guess is he’ll emerge as the leader of the ‘Cats. He’s also an elite defender.
2018-19 Stats: 7.7 ppg, 4.3 apg

37. Tristan Clark, F, Jr., Baylor – Clark was averaging nearly 15 points per game last season before a knee injury ended his season in January. He should be Scott Drew’s most productive player this year.
2018-19 Stats: 14.6 ppg, 6.3 rpg (14 games)

38. Vernon Carey, C, Fr., Duke – He isn’t the top NBA prospect on Duke, but he’s a guy who should dominate in the paint and on the glass — and with Tre Jones running the team, I’d expect him to get the ball plenty.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

39. Davide Moretti, PG, Jr., Texas Tech – He was as improved as just about any player in the country a year ago, and now will be the top returnee after shooting a sizzling 46 percent from 3 and 92 percent from the line.
2018-19 Stats: 11.5 ppg, 2.4 apg, 46% 3-pointers

40. Anthony Cowan, G, Sr., Maryland – Cowan will need to become more efficient, whether it’s with his shots or by making his teammates better. He can put the ball in the basket, but he’ll also have to step up in terms of his leadership.
2018-19 Stats: 15.6 ppg, 4.4 apg, 3.7 rpg

41. Neemias Queta, C, So., Utah State – Queta came onto the scene last year and shocked just about everyone. The long and athletic big man runs the court and changes the game on the defensive end for the Aggies.
2018-19 Stats: 11.8 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2.4 bpg

42. James Akinjo, G, So., Georgetown – Akinjo is the primary reason why the Hoyas will get back to the NCAA tourney. He is a tough, fearless guard who can both score and also make his teammates better.
2018-19 Stats: 13.4 ppg, 5.2 apg

43. Charles Bassey, C, So., Western Kentucky – The Nigerian native should dominate C-USA even more this season. He’s big, strong and athletic — and there’s just no one who can match up with him in the league.
2018-19 Stats: 14.6 ppg, 10.0 rpg, 2.4 bpg

44. Zavier Simpson, PG, Sr., Michigan – Defense, defense, defense. That’s what separates Simpson from so many other point guards. He isn’t much of a threat to score, but he also does a nice job running the offense.
2018-19 Stats: 8.8 ppg, 6.6 apg, 5.0 rpg

45. Bryce Aiken, G, Sr., Harvard – He’s dealt with injuries the last couple years, but he came back the second half of last season and averaged 22.2 points. He also had 38 in the league title game loss to Yale.
2018-19 Stats: 22.2 ppg, 40% 3-pointers

46. Lamonte Turner, PG, Sr., Tennessee – With Grant Williams, Admiral Schofield and Jordan Bone gone, Turner should emerge as the Vols’ most productive player. He’ll play both guard spots and will be counted on to score, distribute and defend.
2018-19 Stats: 11.0 ppg, 3.8 apg

47. Joe Wieskamp, G, So., Iowa – Look for the skilled guard to take a significant jump, especially if Jordan Bohannon doesn’t play this season. Wieskamp is more than just a shooter.
2018-19 Stats: 11.1 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 42% 3-pointers

48. Jaden McDaniels, F, Fr., Washington – He’s exceptionally talented, but his production will likely be erratic. The long and thin forward can shoot it from deep, get to the basket and score around the glass, but a lack of strength and his inconsistent motor could be a factor.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

49. Killian Tillie, F, Sr., Gonzaga – It’s difficult to know what to expect from Tillie since he’s been hurt for the last couple years and will be coming off another injury. If he’s 100 percent, he’s one of the top 20 players in the country. If not, the ‘Zags may struggle (at least by Gonzaga’s standards).
2018-19 Stats: 6.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg (15 games)

50. Nick Muszynski, C, So., Belmont – With Dylan Windler gone, it’ll be Muszynski who shines. He’s a skilled big man who has a pass-first point guard in Grayson Murphy to get him the ball where he needs it.
2018-19 Stats: 14.7 ppg, 5.8 rpg

51. Kamar Baldwin, G, Sr., Butler – He’s a big-time scorer who will need to shoot it better from deep this season. He leads a Bulldogs team that could get back to the NCAA Tournament.
2018-19 Stats: 17.0 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 3.1 apg

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52. Ty-Shon Alexander, SG, Jr., Creighton – Led the Bluejays in scoring last year at 15.7 points per game, Alexander is smooth and can shoot it from deep.
2018-19 Stats: 15.7 ppg, 4.0 rpg

53. Kahlil Whitney, F, Fr., Kentucky – He’s a big, strong wing who should do some of the same things that Keldon Johnson did a year ago — although he may not shoot it quite as well.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

54. Chris Clarke, G, Sr., Texas Tech – It may take him some time after missing last season, but Clarke is a versatile forward who plays with a high-motor and will be coached by Chris Beard. That’s enough for me.
2017-18 Stats (at Virginia Tech): 8.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg

55. Trent Forrest, G, Sr., Florida State – One of the best all-around guards in the country. Not a big-time scorer, but can do that when necessary. He distributes, rebounds and also defends — love this kid.
2018-19 Stats: 9.3 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.7 apg

56. Elijah Hughes, SF, Jr., Syracuse – The ECU transfer had a nice season a year ago, and now he’ll move into the role of the Orange’s go-to guy after the departure of Tyus Battle, Oshae Brissett and Frank Howard.
2018-19 Stats: 13.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg

57. Quentin Grimes, SG, So., Houston – It didn’t work out for the McDonald’s All-American at Kansas, but he got a waiver, and I expect him to lead the Cougars in scoring this year. He doesn’t do any one thing great, but does everything well.
2018-19 Stats: 8.4 ppg

58. Obi Toppin, PF, So., Dayton – Look for the athletic Flyers big man to take a big jump and potentially average a double-double this season. He’s still raw and just scratching the surface of what he can become.
2018-19 Stats: 14.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg

59. Jon Axel Gudmundsson, G, Sr., Davidson – He basically does it all for Bob McKillop and the Wildcats. He’s the only player in school history to score more than 1,000 points, grab in excess of 500 rebounds and dish out more than 400 assists.
2018-19 Stats: 16.9 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 4.8 apg

60. Mustapha Heron, SG, Sr., St. John’s – Heron should average 20 points per game this season, but the question is whether he’ll have enough help. He’s a big-time scorer who can get it done in a variety of ways.
2018-19 Stats: 14.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 40% 3-pointers

61. Grant Riller, G, Sr., College of Charleston – He’s the best player on a Charleston team that is favored to win the CAA. Riller is efficient and finds a way to get to the basket and finish with ease.
2018-19 Stats: 21.9 ppg, 4.1 apg

62. Breein Tyree, SG, Sr., Ole Miss – The New Jersey native is a big-time, versatile scorer who averaged 19.1 points in SEC play last season.
2018-19 Stats: 17.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 2.8 apg

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63. Xavier Tillman, PF, Jr., Michigan State – Tillman will have an expanded role with the departure of Nick Ward and Matt McQuaid — and due to the injury to Josh Langford. Tillman averaged 13.3 points and 8.1 boards over the final 13 games last season.
2018-19 Stats: 10.0 ppg, 7.3 rpg

64. John Mooney, PF, Sr., Notre Dame – It seems like Mike Brey has a guy like this every year. Mooney averaged a double-double last season and will almost certainly do the same again this year.
2018-19 Stats: 14.1 ppg, 11.2 rpg

65. Desmond Bane, SF, Sr., TCU – He has good size, is athletic and can really make shots from deep. Bane is capable of putting up 20 each and every night.
2018-19 Stats: 15.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg

66. Kellan Grady, SG, Jr., Davidson – Was injured early last season, but still had an impressive season in which he led the Wildcats in scoring.
2018-19 Stats: 17.3 ppg, 4.5 rpg

67. Josh Green, SF, Fr., Arizona – He missed time in the offseason due to injury which could slow him down early in the year, but Green is a big-time athlete who should thrive in the open court.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

68. Skylar Mays, G, Sr., LSU – He’ll bring all the intangibles, and he’s also a veteran that should see his scoring spike this season. Mays does whatever the team needs, and he should also see more time with the ball in his hands now that Tremont Waters is gone.
2018-19 Stats: 13.4 ppg, 3.3 rpg

69. Scottie Lewis, SF, Fr., Florida – Blessed with size and athleticism, it’ll be interesting to see Lewis’ role and production. He thrives in the open court, and also has the potential to be an elite defender.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

70. Omer Yurtseven, C, Sr., Georgetown – The skilled big man from Turkey sat out last season after transferring from NC State. He should give the Hoyas a guy who can score in the post and also step out and make shots.
2017-18 (at NC State): 13.5 ppg, 6.7 rpg

71. A.J. Lawson, SG, So., South Carolina – Versatile guard whose perimeter shot should continue to develop. Lawson will fill up the stat sheet this year for Frank Martin & Co.
2018-19 Stats: 13.4 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 2.9 apg

72. Markell Johnson, PG, Sr., NC State – The senior point guard does a little bit of everything — and will need to do even more for the Pack this year. He can shoot it from deep, can distribute and also get to the basket.
2018-19 Stats: 12.6 ppg, 4.2 apg, 42% 3-pointers

73. Antoine Davis, PG, So., Detroit – The coach’s son went crazy last season, putting up eye-popping numbers. He’ll have more help this season, but the coach will still call his number plenty.
2018-19 Stats: 26.1 ppg, 3.6 apg, 38% 3-pointers

74. Jalen Pickett, PG, So., Siena – A terrific young point guard who tested the NBA waters. Pickett can score, but he’s even better at setting up his teammates.
2018-19 Stats: 15.8 ppg, 6.7 apg, 4.6 rpg

75. Xavier Johnson, PG, So., Pittsburgh – He’s a guy who can both score and facilitate. Johnson will have to continue to take care of the ball, but he’s the cornerstone of Jeff Capel’s rebuilding project right now.
2018-19 Stats: 15.5 ppg, 4.5 apg

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76. Tyler Bey, F, Jr., Colorado – Bey made a nice jump from his freshman year, and this season I’d expect even more from a scoring standpoint. Bey, who had 11 double-doubles in his final 16 games, is a big-time rebounder who’s developing his perimeter shot.
2018-19 Stats: 13.6 ppg, 9.9 rpg

77. Josiah-Jordan James, PG, Fr., Tennessee – The lefty can really run a team and make those around him better, and he’s also a guy who can get to the basket and finish with his length. He’ll need to continue to work on his perimeter shot.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

78. LJ Figueroa, SF, Jr., St. John’s – I absolutely love this kid. He’s tough, versatile, can rebound, shoot and will be a huge piece if Mike Anderson is to have success in Queens.
2018-19 Stats: 14.4 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 38% 38-pointers

79. Precious Achiuwa, PF, Fr., Memphis – He’s a McDonald’s All-American who looks the part as a big, strong forward who is physically imposing. The question will be whether he buys into doing work in the paint or tries to show he can make shots and play on the perimeter.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

80. Isaiah Joe, SG, So., Arkansas – One of the best pure shooters in the country. He can really shoot it, and will have to expand his game where he can put it on the floor and finish — which means he will need to get stronger.
2018-19 Stats: 13.9 ppg, 41% 3-pointer

81. Javonte Smart, PG, So., LSU – With Tremont Waters gone, Smart will be the Tigers’ point guard. He’s a guy who can score and also distribute.
2018-19 Stats: 11.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.4 apg

82. Wendell Moore, SF, Fr., Duke – He won’t blow you away with any one aspect of his game, but Moore can shoot it some, defend and brings a level of toughness to the court.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

83. Corey Kispert, SF, Jr., Gonzaga – I’m not sure who Gonzaga’s best player will be this season, but it could well be Kispert. He’s now the veteran and could wind up leading the ‘Zags in scoring.
2018-19 Stats: 8.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg

84. Xavier Sneed, 6-5, SG, Sr., Kansas State – He’ll be Bruce Weber’s primary scoring threat this season after the Wildcats lost a ton from last year. Sneed is a big wing who can shoot it from deep, and he’ll need to do more off the bounce.
2018-19 Stats: 10.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg

85. Saddiq Bey, F, So., Villanova – It’s a tough call to figure out who Jay Wright’s best player will be this season. Bey might be the pick because of his versatility and his production last year as a freshman. He can guard, put it on the floor, pass and shoot it.
2018-19 Stats: 8.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg

86. Nathan Knight, C, Sr., William & Mary – He thought about leaving and playing pro ball or transferring, but luckily for new coach Dane Fischer, the skilled big man opted to finish his career with the Tribe.
2018-19 Stats: 21.0 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 3.5 apg

87. Laquincy Rideau, G, Sr., South Florida – He began his career at Gardner-Webb, and had a heck of a first season at USF — doing everything for a Bulls team that surprised many. He’s an elite defender who scores enough and also distributes.
2018-19 Stats: 13.4 ppg, 5.4 apg, 3.7 rpg

88. Nico Carvacho, C, Sr., Colorado State – He led the country in rebounding last season, and he’ll have a chance to do it again this year. Carvacho has great instincts and plays hard, and continues to improve offensively.
2018-19 Stats: 16.1 ppg, 12.9 rpg

89. Isaiah Miller, PG, Jr., UNCG – The ultra-athletic floor leader is also one of the best defenders in the country. He’ll have to improve his perimeter shot, but Miller is the odds-on favorite to be named the SoCon Player of the Year.
2018-19 Stats: 15.2 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.9 spg, 2.1 apg

90. Nojel Eastern, PG, Jr., Purdue – It’s tough to predict Matt Painter’s best player now that Carsen Edwards is gone, but I’m going with Eastern — because you can always depend on his defense. He’ll have the ball in his hands more now, and while he’s not a shooter, he can also distribute.
2018-19 Stats: 7.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2.5 apg

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91. Nick Rakocevic, C, Sr., USC – He knows what he is and doesn’t try and do what he can’t. He’s a guy who scores in the paint and from mid-range, and also rebounds at a high rate.
2018-19 Stats: 14.7 ppg, 9.3 rpg

92. Marcus Evans, G, Sr., VCU – He’s dealt with injures, but is finally back to 100 percent, and he should be the leading scorer on a Rams team that will likely be in the Top 25 this season.
2018-19 Stats: 13.6 ppg, 3.2 apg, 3.1 rpg

93. Justin Turner, SG, Jr., Bowling Green – A versatile scoring guard who can shoot it from deep, can get to the basket, and he also defends.
2018-19 Stats: 18.2 ppg, 3.1 apg

94. Brady Manek, PF, Jr., Oklahoma – The skilled forward had a solid sophomore campaign, and now will need to show more consistency.
2018-19 Stats: 12.2 ppg, 5.9 rpg

95. Tevin Brown, SG, So., Murray State – He’s not going to replace Ja Morant, but Brown will be the “next” guy at Murray. He’ll be the Racers’ leading scorer and will have to do more than just score.
2018-19 Stats: 11.8 ppg, 4.7 rpg

96. Giorgi Bezhanishvili, PF, So., Illinois – The native of Georgia finished strong, averaging 15.7 points over the last 11 games, and I fully expect him to take another step forward this season. He’ll expand his range, improve on the glass, and he brings no shortage of intangibles to the table.
2018-19 Stats: 12.5 ppg, 5.2 rpg

97. Cameron Krutwig, C, Jr., Loyola Chicago – He’s big, skilled, has a high IQ and played well when it mattered most a couple years ago. Arguably the best player in the Valley.
2018-19 Stats: 14.8 ppg, 7.2 rpg

98. Isaac Okoro, F, Fr., Auburn – I’m not sure who to put on from Bruce Pearl’s team because they should have balance, but Okoro can really defend which gives him the nod. He’s an athletic wing who can get to the basket and lock down guys on the other end.
2018-19 Stats: N/A

99. Daniel Oturu, C, So., Minnesota – Had a strong freshman campaign, and he’ll be expected to do a lot more this year with the departure of Jordan Murphy down low.
2018-19 Stats: 10.8 ppg, 7.0 rpg

100. AJ Green, G, So., UNI – The Cedar Falls native and son of assistant Kyle Green came into the program with a ton of hype and didn’t disappoint, as he won Missouri Valley Freshman of the Year honors.
2018-19 Stats: 15.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.3 apg

101. Jay Huff, PF, Jr., Virginia – I’m just banking on the fact that it’s Huff’s turn. He’s extremely skilled, but hasn’t gotten the chance yet. Now, he’ll have no choice.
2018-19 Stats: 4.4 ppg, 2.1 rpg

102. Herb Jones, F, Jr., Alabama – I love guys who defend, and Jones does that as well as just about anyone. Sure, he’ll need to improve his offensive game, but he should thrive in Nate Oats’ system.
2018-19 Stats: 6.4 ppg, 3.5 rpg

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