Freshman Haze: First-Year Sleepers
Freshman Haze: First-Year Sleepers

This article is part of our Freshman Haze series.

The college basketball season is just a few weeks away. Here at Freshman Haze central, I have been getting ready. I have uploaded the Blue Ribbon College Basketball directly into my brain and now have access to it whenever I need it. Processing… processing… If you are reading this, then you probably know the names of the most of the incoming class. Players like Marvin Bagley Jr., Michael Porter Jr., and DeAndre Ayton have already been discussed on the RotoWire college basketball pages. How about if we go over some freshmen who may be steals at their relative draft position (i.e. not at the top of the draft where Bagley and Porter will be drafted)? These players find themselves in the right place at the right time and could help many fantasy teams win their leagues.

Lindell Wigginton (G)
I profiled Donovan Jackson in the Big 12 preview, and the 6-2 Wigginton should start next to Jackson in the Cyclone backcourt. No single player is going to entirely replace Monte Morris, but Wiggington comes to Ames with the reputation as a scoring point guard. The native of Canada played for Oak Hill Academy where he averaged 16.4 points and hit 41.9 percent of his 3-pointers. Coach Steve Prohm likes to push the pace (third in the Big 12 in scoring last season at 80.9 points), and he should have an excellent lead guard in Wigginton.

P.J. Washington (F)

The focus in the preseason hype with the Wildcats has centered on

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Perry Missner
Missner covers college basketball for RotoWire. A veteran fantasy sports writer, he once served on the executive board for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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