Twelve months ago, most college basketball fans hadn’t even heard of Frank Kaminsky. Now, they’re all hoping for their team to find the next Frank Kaminsky after the Wisconsin center went from anonymous as a sophomore to the top scorer of a Final Four team as a junior.
Among the players positioned to make a similar leap in 2014-15 is Virginia forward Anthony Gill. A valuable reserve on the 2013-14 ACC champs, Gill is in line to take over Akil Mitchell’s starting job and become a household name next season.
Read on for more on Gill and 19 more lesser-known names who are primed to explode in 2014-15. The prospects are ranked by a combination of how likely they are to reach their full potential and how good they stand to become if they do.