With the one-and-done rule in full effect, the majority of NBA eyes remain glued to the college freshmen class.
Since freshmen prospects don't get a ton of time to showcase their talents, all it takes is a glimpse of future potential, and scouts could be drooling on their sweaters.
Most of these guys will have plenty of ups and downs. Some might have more downs than ups. But at only 18 years old, it's expected.
To think that in five years from now someone like Baylor's Isaiah Austin will only be 23 years old is crazy to think about. NBA scouts feel that with a few years of daily tutoring and conditioning, all these freshmen need are the right tools to work with.
The following freshman prospects all have the tools that will light up the scouting departments in preparation for the 2013 NBA draft.