The 2012-13 college basketball season should be intriguing. How intriguing? Let me count the ways this week. First up, the 25 most intriguing players:
1. Cody Zeller, Indiana center: The third and final Zeller to man the middle for a high-major program has a chance to lead the Hoosiers back to where they once belonged. Namely, the Final Four (haven't been since 2002) or maybe even the national title (haven't won one since 1987).
2. Nerlens Noel, Kentucky center: It's a big burden, being labeled The Next Anthony Davis. The nation's No. 1 recruit in the class of 2012 doesn't have Davis' all-around polish or skill, but he can block shots like a beast and will be key to the Wildcats' title defense.
3. Peyton Siva, Louisville point guard: Charismatic little man is the team's bellwether. When he struggles (like much of last season), the Cardinals are fairly ordinary. When he's playing well (like last March), the Cardinals are almost impossible to beat. If Siva is locked in for theRead More »from College basketball's 25 most intriguing players for the 2012-13 season