Best upperclassmen-led teams

Wisconsin leads list of elite programs most reliant on veteran players

Updated: August 22, 2014, 5:43 PM ET
By John Gasaway | ESPN Insider

WisconsinHarry How/Getty ImagesFrank Kaminsky, left, and Josh Gasser will be crucial to Wisconsin's NCAA title hopes in 2014-15.

Why do we insist on paying so much attention to freshmen? Sure, they have novelty on their side, and an elite few will make the jump to the NBA after just one college season. And, yes, you can look up and down the Kentucky roster any year and spot many of the best freshmen in the country with one glance.