After about a month of play, while the college basketball season is still relatively young, it is time to figure out the makeup of each team. We decipher which players are better than anticipated, as well as those whose contributions aren't as major as we once thought they would be.
With conference play right around the corner, now is the time to highlight those players. This slideshow contains the most surprising players from each of the 15 Big East schools: eight surprises and seven disappointments.
Whether they are key returning guys, players who increased their role from last season, or transfers, each of the players on this list are not doing what the college basketball world anticipated prior to the start of games in November—for better or worse.