A lot is expected of highly recruited and hyped freshmen today in college basketball. The Michigan Wolverines got serious contributions from newbies Mitch McGary, Glen Robinson III, Spike Albrecht, Nik Stauskas and Caris LeVert in getting to the brink of an NCAA championship in their freshmen year.
The 2013 Syracuse Orange recruiting class is ranked as the sixth-best class according to Scout.com.
They will clearly be expected to come in and contribute right away as the Orange have lost three of their four most important players from this past season's Final Four team. Seniors Brandon Triche and James Southerland hope to hear their names called in the NBA draft along with probable lottery-pick Michael Carter-Williams.
As for the most important remaining player, Orange nation will spend the next few days on edge waiting for C.J. Fair's announcement as to his plans for next year.
So as the stage is now set for the newest members of the Orange, what should we expect of them?
A lot will certainly be expected of the two Tylers—Ennis and Roberson—who highlight this outstanding class. Let's take a look at what each needs to prove.