Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2014-15 Season

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Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2014-15 Season
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The top college basketball programs stay at the top because they offer an overall experience strong enough to make players accept bench minutes when said ballers could be stars at other schools.

Some players manage to shine in those reserve roles, making themselves invaluable at the end of games even as they sit at the opening tipoff. A great sixth man broadens a coach's options exponentially, giving him roster flexibility that can transform a team from also-ran to contender.

These 10 playersplus five freshmen landing in great spots to contribute immediatelycould serve as great weapons off their teams' bench.

If they don't just go ahead and crack the starting five, that is.

 

Players presented in alphabetical order by school.

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