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Top 10 College Basketball Seniors

MADISON, WI - DECEMBER 03: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the hoop during the second half of play agai
MADISON, WI - DECEMBER 03: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the hoop during the second half of play against the Duke Blue Devils at Kohl Center on December 03, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The college basketball senior may not be extinct, but he continues to be overlooked by the slew of blue-chip freshmen to enter the game every year. Though 2013 was supposed to be all about Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon and others, we saw Creighton senior Doug McDermott earn player of the year honors and become a lottery pick in the NBA Draft. This year may not bring a player like McDermott, but it has an assortment of talented seniors that deserve your attention.

Let's take a look at the best of the bunch.

  • 1 Delon Wright, PG, Utah
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    It's time to get to know Delon Wright. Wright, a Juco transfer a year ago, has emerged as a bonafide lottery prospect with his size (6-foot-5) and playmaking ability (over 5 assists as a junior). The younger brother of Portland Trailblazers sharpshooter Dorell Wright, Delon is a smooth creator who can really go. Plus, his 82 steals last season ranked second in program history to NBA veteran Andre Miller's 84. Most impressive? His turnovers are down, while his 3-point shooting has risen from a measly 22 percent to a solid 39 percent.
  • 2 Frank Kaminsky, C, Wisconsin
    Frank the Tank, the 7-footer, returned to school to win a national title. Maybe the most versatile big man in the country, Ka
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    Frank the Tank, the 7-footer, returned to school to win a national title. Maybe the most versatile big man in the country, Kaminsky is the ultimate matchup nightmare because of his ability to shoot the three (42 percent) and his comfort level playing pick-and-roll. He has become a more consistent rebounder as a senior and remains a likely top-20 pick.
  • 3 Treveon Graham, G/F, Virginia Commonwealth
    Graham isn't a high-flyer or the gaudiest of scorers, but he is the heartbeat for Shaka Smart's VCU Rams. A two-way threat wh
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    Graham isn't a high-flyer or the gaudiest of scorers, but he is the heartbeat for Shaka Smart's VCU Rams. A two-way threat who averaged 16 and 7 as a junior, Graham might average 20 as a senior en route to a potentially deep VCU run come March.
  • 4 Jerian Grant, G/F, Notre Dame
    If not for a suspension last season, Grant would be a marquee name entering 2014. In 12 games as a junior for the Irish, the
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    If not for a suspension last season, Grant would be a marquee name entering 2014. In 12 games as a junior for the Irish, the 6-foot-5-inch Maryland native averaged over 19 points and 6 assists while shooting 41 percent from deep. Grant is just a really productive player who rebounds exceptionally well for his size and loves to guard the opposition's best player.
  • 5 Wesley Saunders, F, Harvard
    Saunders is one of the most versatile players around, a 6-foot-5 inside-out threat who can defend multiple positions as well.
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    Saunders is one of the most versatile players around, a 6-foot-5 inside-out threat who can defend multiple positions as well. The Crimson hope to advance even further in the NCAA Tournament this season, and the reigning Ivy League Player of the Year can take them there.
  • 6 Joseph Young, SG, Oregon
    Young is a big-time scorer with NBA ability. He can fill it up from deep (42 percent as a junior) but remains efficient from
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    Young is a big-time scorer with NBA ability. He can fill it up from deep (42 percent as a junior) but remains efficient from all over the floor as well.
  • 7 Chasson Randle, SG, Stanford
    Remember when Stanford stunned Kansas in the NCAA Tournament? Randle was a vital reason why, and he returns for what should b
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    Remember when Stanford stunned Kansas in the NCAA Tournament? Randle was a vital reason why, and he returns for what should be a very productive senior season. Randle can score all over the floor and is a highly physical and effective on-ball defender. Not only is he a premier player in the Pac-12, but Randle is one of the better all-around guards in college basketball.
  • 8 Tyler Haws, SG, BYU
    So he's not Jimmer Fredette -- but who is? Haws, a 6-foot-5 pure scorer who excels in the mid-range game, averages a stellar
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    So he's not Jimmer Fredette -- but who is? Haws, a 6-foot-5 pure scorer who excels in the mid-range game, averages a stellar 24 points per game, while shooting a career-high 43 percent from deep. Plus, he is in line to break the Jimmer's all-time lead in scoring.
  • 9 Alan Williams, C, UCSB
    An undersized mid-major center at 6-foot-8, Williams is a highly productive player averaging 18 and 13 in the Big West. Those
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    An undersized mid-major center at 6-foot-8, Williams is a highly productive player averaging 18 and 13 in the Big West. Those are impressive numbers anywhere, made even better by the fact that Williams is one of the better shot-blockers (2.4 per game last year) that nobody talks about. You would like to see him shoot a higher percentage, but few bigs in college hoops are as good. Plus, he converts 79 percent from the line.
  • 10 Kevin Pangos, PG, Gonzaga
    A true point guard and one of the nation's best pure shooters (41 percent career 3-point percentage), Pangos returns to the Z
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    A true point guard and one of the nation's best pure shooters (41 percent career 3-point percentage), Pangos returns to the Zags finally healthy after playing through a series of foot woes last year. Averaging a career-best in assists (5.4), he has become a real playmaker and has the keys to Mark Few's offense. The diminutive Canadian is Gonzaga's best chance to earn its first ever trip to a Final Four.

CORRECTION: A previous edition of this article incorrectly stated Nebraska's Terran Petteway as a senior. Petteway is actually a redshirt junior and has since been removed from the list. Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos has replaced him in the top ten as a result.

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