Although the college basketball season is only a couple of months old, the start of the new year is a great time to reflect on which stars shined the brightest in 2007. Many of the names below are familiar to even a casual fan, while a few of the names are only known to the sport's most passionate followers. There may not be an Oden or Durant among the group, but there could be a couple of lottery picks in the years ahead, and several who will make an NBA roster. I present to you the best of 2007 (by position):
Like the case across most of the BCS conferences, a freshman is leading the way in the Big 10. The old dogs are doing ok also, as two seniors make this early season list.