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Top 100 Players in College Basketball for the 2016-17 Season

Kris Jenkins made the final basket in the 2015-16 season, sending VIllanova to the National Championship. With Ryan Arcidiacono gone, Jenkins becomes a big focal point for the Wildcats. Where does he rank in our list of Top 100 Players for the 2016-17 Season?
Kris Jenkins made the final basket in the 2015-16 season, sending Villanova to the National Championship. With Ryan Arcidiacono gone, Jenkins becomes a big focal point for the Wildcats. Where does he rank in our list of Top 100 Players for the 2016-17 Season?
The 2016-17 college basketball season is just around the corner, and the excitement is building with each passing day. More and more teams are releasing their schedules for the upcoming season, and some teams are on their preseason trips around the world.

With the current season in mind, we assembled our list of the Top 100 Players in College Basketball for the 2016-17 Season!

You’ll notice quickly that there are NO freshmen on the list. There’s one simple reason for that: they have yet to play a regular season game at the Division I level. They can’t be the best in college basketball when they haven’t yet played a game for their school.

The following 100 players are the top 100 returning players from across the country. They were evaluated on two fronts: their overall role on their respective team, and their statistical performances over their collegiate career.

Let us know your thoughts on the list, by either leaving a comment or letting us know on Twitter and Facebook!
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2016-17 Schedules: Northwestern Wildcats

Guard Bryant McIntosh is back and looking to lead the Northwestern Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17.
Guard Bryant McIntosh is back and looking to lead the Northwestern Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17.

The struggles for the Northwestern Wildcats have been well-documented over the years.

They are one of only a handful of teams to have never made the NCAA Tournament in their history. Despite heightened levels of optimism surrounding the program in recent years, and strong starts in non-conference play, they haven’t been able to punch their first ticket to the Big Dance.

After departures to key players in advance of the 2016-17 season, some are left wondering whether this year can be the year. Led by guard Bryant McIntosh and a strong recruiting class that features three 3-star recruits, Northwestern will be looking to get back to the post-season, and finally clinch a spot in the ever-elusive field of 68. Continue reading 2016-17 Schedules: Northwestern Wildcats