5 Preseason College Basketball All-Americans Who Won't Live Up to Hype

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5 Preseason College Basketball All-Americans Who Won't Live Up to Hype
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We are just over a week into the young college basketball season. We have seen buzzer-beaters, battles of top-ten teams and an exciting start to the year.

Before the season, the Associated Press announced its preseason All-America team. The team consists of Indiana  center Cody Zeller, Creighton forward Doug McDermott, Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas, Murray State guard Isiah Canaan, Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum and Michigan guard Trey Burke.

Sports Illustrated also released its preseason All-Americans. The only differences were the addition of Missouri guard Phil Pressey, with C.J. McCollum and Trey Burke omitted from the First Team.

The Sporting News released its predictions in early October, with North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo making the first team, joining, Zeller, McDermott, Thomas and McCollum.

Preseason rankings are nice to look at and see who is expected to perform in the 2012-13 season, but it proves nothing. Some of these players will live up to the hype, while others will not meet lofty expectations.

Let's take a look at those players who won't live up the hype.

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