No matter how big of a college-basketball nut you are, there are always a few players who come out of nowhere and do something special, whether it is lead a team to a NCAA tournament run or become a league leader in a major stat category.
This year, we had our share of this type of player shine their true colors during the NCAA tournament. Aside from fanatics, many college-basketball fans had no idea who the likes of C.J. McCollum, Kyle O'Quinn, Victor Rudd and Walter Offutt were before the Big Dance took place.
Here is a list of 25 guys, ranging from mid-majors to the Atlantic 10 to the Big East and Big 12, many of who you probably do not know.
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