People always want to talk about college basketball's fabulous freshmen who will spend one year in school before going off to riches in the NBA or the wily seniors who are tough, smart and are seemingly the embodiment of what college hoops is supposed to be.
The truth is there are all kinds of great players in college basketball at all levels of their education. Some take a bit longer to develop, while others simply are better suited for the college game. Greatness is everywhere, no matter the age.
So as the college basketball season is nearing the relatively dead time of finals and Christmas break, let's take a look at the five best freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.