Predicting the top 20 wings for the 2015-16 college basketball season

Tuesday October 6th, 2015

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:

 
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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.

 
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Height: 6'6"
Weight: 207
Class: Sophomore
 
Arizona
 
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Height: 6'6"
Weight: 225
Class: Sophomore
 
 
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Height: 6'7"
Weight: 225
Class: Freshman
 
 
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Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Class: Senior
 
 

Height: 6'7"
Weight: 220
Class: Sophomore
 
Isaac Haas A.J. Hammons Caleb Swanigan
 
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Height: 6'7"
Weight: 190
Class: Sophomore
 
Seton Hall Sterling Gibbs
 

Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Class: Junior
 
Ryan Arcidiacono Jalen Brunson
 
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Height: 6'7"
Weight: 195
Class: Junior
 
Houston
 

Height: 6'9"
Weight: 190
Class: Freshman
 
 
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Height: 6'8"
Weight: 193
Class: Sophomore
 
 

Height: 6'9"
Weight: 220
Class: Senior
 
 
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Height: 6'6"
Weight: 222
Class: Senior
 
Jakob Poeltl
 

Height: 6'10"
Weight: 205
Class: Sophomore
 
Colorado State
 
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Height: 6'8"
Weight: 230
Class: Senior
 
 
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Height: 6'7"
Weight: 220
Class: Senior
 
 
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Height: 6'8"
Weight: 195
Class: Sophomore
 
Kasey Hill Dorian Finney-Smith
 

Height: 6'4"
Weight: 230
Class: Sophomore
 
 

Height: 6'7"
Weight: 215
Class: Junior
 
 

Height: 6'10"
Weight: 240
Class: Senior
 
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