First it was three, then four, then six and now the list extends by the day.
The list of impressive freshmen started with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle. Then Aaron Gordon was added. Tyler Ennis and Joel Embiid even joined the group of the nation's top diaper dandies.
There is little argument that these six constitute the elite, but what about the bourgeoisie of college basketball freshmen?
Players such as LSU's Jordan Mickey have vastly exceeded expectations and are putting up some eye-opening numbers against conference opponents.
Many others have had significant impacts on their respective teams, so read on to find out where Mickey and the other nine "Best of The Rest" freshmen are ranked.