Found November 04, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Elijah Johnson
TEAMS:
Top 10 Players: Big 12 Pierre Jackson  PG  Baylor- 13.8pts. 5.9ast. Jackson came onto the scene with a bang last year. He’s very explosive and can score points in bunches. I expect him to take a big step this year with a year of big school experience under his belt. Rodney McGruder  SG  Kansas State- 15.8pts. 5.2reb. I’ve always like McGruder’s poise and smooth style, but last year he stepped up and really blossomed into a star. He’s got a new coach coming in, but with a veteran supporting cast I can’t see much changing in their system. LeBryan Nash  SF  Oklahoma State- 13.3pts. 5.0reb. Nash lived up to his massive expectations for the most part, as a freshman, last year. If he can stay hungry and improve a bit as a shooter a lottery pick could be in his near future. Stevan Pledger  SG  Oklahoma- 16.2pts. 3.9reb. Oklahoma hasn’t had a lot of success the last couple years, but it isn’t because of a lack of talent. Pledger leads a three- headed scoring attack that could lead them bac...
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