College basketball’s top stars for the upcoming season—Marcus Smart, Russ Smith et al.—have been a known quantity for months, but only now are the rest of the country’s best lineups really coming into focus. As the nation’s elite teams adjust for early-season injuries and suspensions, it’s time for coaches to sort out (and fans to learn) who will take the floor when the year's first games tip off.
Few contenders will be as tough to recognize as the Indiana Hoosiers, who return just one starter from last year’s Big Ten champs. Yogi Ferrell is a given at point guard, but which of Tom Crean’s young stars-in-waiting will join him in the lineup?
Herein, a look at the likeliest scenario for the Hoosiers starters, along with the rest of the lineups for the top 20 teams from our latest poll projections.