The 2012-13 college basketball season should be intriguing. How intriguing? Let me count the ways this week. First up, the 25 most intriguing players:
9. DeShaun Thomas, Ohio State forward: With Jared Sullinger gone to the NBA, it’s now Thomas’ turn to be the Buckeyes’ centerpiece. Thomas matured significantly last season, but still has some room to grow in terms of shot selection and leadership. Can he handle being the face of a top-five team?