NCAA basketball is a multi-million dollar business, but it’s also a game, and some players excel at making that game fun to watch whenever they step on the floor.
As Tim Duncan has proven to the dismay of NBA broadcasters, not every great player gets fans on their feet, but the ones who do can make even an ordinary regular-season contest an event to be witnessed.
One star who’s already provided plenty of demonstrations of that fact is Creighton’s Doug McDermott. The two-time All-American heads into his final collegiate campaign looking to top the 41 points he scored on 15-for-18 shooting to clinch the regular-season conference crown for his Blue Jays last March.
Herein, a closer look at McDermott’s eye-popping offensive potential and nine more of the most entertaining, most watchable stars in college hoops for next season.