John Calipari has left no doubt that he’s the country’s best recruiter, so it should come as no surprise that Kentucky’s freshman class is bringing some serious new talent to the 2012-13 SEC. Of course, the Wildcats’ conference foes will also bring in their share of outstanding freshmen and transfers.
One of the best of the latter is former UConn defensive specialist Alex Oriakhi. One of the most physical post players from the black-and-blue Big East, Oriakhi will bring an edge to SEC newcomer Missouri that was sorely lacking a season ago.
Read on for more on Oriakhi and the rest of the dozen best new arrivals in the SEC for next season.