Updated ranking of top 10 freshmen
March, 9, 2014
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN Insider
AP Photo/Andrew FergusonAndrew Wiggins (No. 22) scored a career-high 41 points against West Virginia on Saturday.Each week we release the Freshman Tracker, and each week there are new names and movement.
Andrew Wiggins finished the regular season with a career-high 41 points on Saturday afternoon, and then Jabari Parker put up a career high (30) as well. Wiggins has made his move, but it wasn't quite enough to take over the top spot.
Check back each week, as we’ll have updates on how the top freshmen did on the floor and give you the rundown on the top first-year players in the country in a season in which the young guys wasted little time taking center stage.
Here is our updated ranking of the 10 best freshmen in college basketball.
1. Jabari Parker, F, Duke Blue Devils
6-foot-8, 235 pounds
The Blue Devils forward had a double-double in their loss to Wake Forest, with 19 points and 10 boards, and then went for 30 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday’s win against North Carolina.
Stats: 19.2 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 49 percent FG, 38 percent 3-pointers | Previous rank: 1
2. Andrew Wiggins, SF, Kansas Jayhawks
6-8, 200 pounds
Wiggins was quiet in the Jayhawks' win over Texas Tech with just nine points, but then went ballistic in a loss at West Virginia, going for 41 points and grabbing eight rebounds.