The 2012-13 NCAA basketball season saw Wichita State make a stunning Final Four run led by former junior college forward Cleanthony Early. Not every JUCO transfer can step right into a key role at the Division I level, but there are plenty of candidates with a good shot at doing so next year.
One of the most promising of those newcomers will be joining Early (a rising senior) on the Shockers roster. Forward Darius Carter is a first-rate rebounder who will fit right in on Gregg Marshall’s board-hoarding roster.
Herein, a closer look at Carter and nine more ex-JUCO stars who have a chance to pay immediate dividends for their new teams in 2013-14.