Rarely do we hear of the college senior in college basketball. Most seniors aren't the cream of their team's crop. If they were, they would've left for the NBA a long time ago, yet here they are.
Seniors are a minority on many of the rosters. The ones that stick it out are the most experienced and have the greatest grasp of their coach's system, attitude and quirks. Sometimes a senior is the best on his team. Sometimes they stick around because they've got something left to prove. Sometimes it's all they have left.
The following players are all seniors whose careers have taken many different trajectories. Many wallowed early on before hitting their stride late. Some were dominant from Day 1.
While there are undoubtedly many qualified seniors that can appear on this list of great four-year careers, we're tipping it off with ...