Anthony Davis may be off to the NBA Draft, but he was far from the only extraordinary freshman in college hoops last year. Many of the most exciting players in the country next season will be members of a rising sophomore class that still has talent to spare, even after one-and-dones like Davis have departed.
One member of that group who’s only begun to show what he can do is North Carolina’s James Michael McAdoo. The 6’9” PF spent most of 2011-12 trapped on the bench behind the nation’s best frontcourt, but he’s a sensational athlete who should be an instant star on the new-look Tar Heels next year.
Read on for a closer look at McAdoo and the rest of the 20 most promising sophomores around the country for 2012-13.