For many players, college basketball is nothing more than a bus that serves as a quick transport to the NBA. While many have decided to take their talents to the NBA, a number of last season’s brightest stars have decided to stay put and enjoy the ride that is college basketball.
While the bulk of the media’s focus will be on freshmen Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle, a number of players including Russ Smith, Doug McDermott and Marcus Smart are returning to achieve great things next season.
Only a select few are returning next season who possess the ability to take over games on both ends of the court.
Syracuse's C.J. Fair, Michigan State's Adreian Payne and Michigan's Mitch McGary narrowly missed the cut.
Here are the 10 biggest talents returning next season.