A number of outstanding players opted to return to college, passing on the NBA draft. There are also several potential All-America selections coming from the transfer portal, but it’s always tough to evaluate players on new teams as we will have to see how they jell on a new roster.
A lot of people put freshmen on their preseason All-America teams. I believe we have to see them on the collegiate court before we name them All-Americans. I’m sure you will see players like Chet Holmgren of Gonzaga, Jalen Duren of Memphis and Michigan’s Caleb Houstan on the postseason team.
But for now, for my preseason All-America teams, we’ll concentrate on the veterans who I believe will have very big seasons:
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