In college basketball as in the NBA, some players are able to create mismatches no matter who tries to guard them. Even with the likes of Jabari Parker and Cleanthony Early off to the pros, there are plenty of stars remaining in the college ranks who have the physical tools or unexpected skill sets to keep any defender back on his heels.
One of last year’s biggest success stories, Frank Kaminsky, poses an inside-outside threat on par with Parker or Early. Now heading into his senior year, the Wisconsin center is too tall for perimeter defenders, but he's too skilled a shooter for big men to handle.
Herein is a closer look at the challenges posed by Kaminsky and the rest of the 12 most intimidating matchups in the college ranks for the 2014-15 season.