Big men comprise the most one-sided economy in all of college basketball.
Everyone wants one, but they're nearly impossible to find.
Throughout all levels of basketball, one thing that coaches absolutely crave is a big man who can dominate the paint.
And for good reason.
Take a look at last year's Final Four: Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State, Kansas.
What did all of those teams have in common?
A signature big man.
Anthony Davis, Thomas Robinson and Jared Sullinger have all taken their talents to the NBA, while Jeff Withey and Gorgui Dieng are returning for another season (and naturally, make this list).
So, here's to eight big men who will dominate the paint in 2012-13—and if you happen to be a fan of a team who enjoys the service of one of these big fellas—consider yourself lucky.