Freshmen are playing a bigger role in NCAA basketball than ever before, and many of the best enter school expecting to go one-and-done to the NBA. With nearly two months of the 2012-13 season in the books, some of those would-be first-year stars have found the going rougher than expected, while others are playing even better than their teams had hoped.
UCLA’s Jordan Adams was among the least-hyped members of Ben Howland’s top-ranked recruiting class. While some other Bruin frosh are slogging through disappointing seasons, though, Adams is lighting it up as the team’s surprise scoring weapon.
Read on for more on Adams and the rest of the 15 freshmen most likely to consider jumping to the NBA, ranked according to whether they will (not necessarily whether they should) go pro in 2013.