MARK MADNESS | Nos. 20-11 in Mark Adams' countdown of ASN's top 100 players
20. Tim Kempton | Lehigh
The senior, a tough low-post scorer, has increased his range to 17 feet. He knocked down 75.5% of his free throws, averaging 17.7 points and 9.5 rebounds per game while shooting 55% on field goals. He is the next Patriot League player to the NBA.
19. Jordan Price | LaSalle
This Price is alright! The senior is one of the great natural scorers in the nation (team-leading 19.2 ppg). His return and that is huge for the Explorers.
18. Mo Alie-Cox | VCU
The senior is an absolute stud who will have a breakout season after shooting 61.2% on field goals, a school single-season record.
17. Gary Clark | Cincinnati
This 6-7 do-it-all junior forward (10.4 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 2.1 assists per game) was The American's Defensive Player of the Year last season. He’s back and even better.
16. Jimmy Hall | Kent State
Showtime! At 6-8 and 235 pounds, the senior forward can dominate (16.4 ppg, 7.9 rpg last season). He even has his own show on Kent State's website.
15. Charles Cooke | Dayton
The senior guard is an elite scoring talent who creates mismatches. One high Flyer! Led team in scoring (15.6 ppg) and 3-point shooting (39.6%).
14. Jaylen Adams | St. Bonaventure
Developed into one of Atlantic 10’s premier shooters (17.9 ppg, eighth in the conference). Led the A-10 in 3-point shooting (43.8%).
13. Rob Gray Jr. | Houston
Kelvin Sampson’s players get tougher and better. This junior guard, The American's second-leading scorer last season (16 ppg), will do both.
12. Troy Caupain, Cincinnati
The senior might be the most solid point guard in the country (13 ppg, 4.8 apg). Mick Cronin’s bunch will be very good again.
11. Dedric Lawson, Memphis
Tubby Smith inherits a potential pro in the sophomore. Memphis always has talent and Lawson insures enough talent for Tubby to win.
MARK MADNESS: ASN'S TOP 100 PLAYERS
• Nos. 100-91
• Nos. 90-81
• Nos. 80-71
• Nos. 70-61
• Nos. 60-51
• Nos. 50-41
• Nos. 40-31
• Nos. 30-21
Above: Lehigh's Tim Kempton averaged 17.7 points and 9.5 rebounds per game while shooting 55% on field goals last season. (Courtesy Lehigh Athletics)