Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer, Duke's Brandon Ingram and Maryland's Jake Layman among top projected wings for the 2015-16 college basketball season.
It's the most difficult position to define—and to defend. A wing can crash the glass or lead a fast break. He can guard the post or close out on a shooter on the perimeter. In alphabetical order, here are our projected top 20 wings for the 2015-16 season:
Only two players in Division I logged a higher percentage of available minutes than Bembry (95) last season, according to kenpom.com. What did he do during those minutes? Bembry rated out as the Hawks’ leader in usage rate, defensive rebounding percentage, assist rate and steal rate. He also knocked down 36% of his three-point attempts during Atlantic 10 play. Bembry—who reportedly made a strong impression at the Nike Basketball Academy this summer—projects as one of the conference’s top players this season.