Top Ten Best Men's College Basketball Players of 2023-24 SeasonA list of the top ten best men’s college basketball players of 2023-24.
After winning Player of the Year last season, Zach Edey is the heart of an extremely strong Purdue team. Currently averaging 23 and 12, Edey and Purdue hope to finally win a championship this season.
After transferring from Michigan this past season, Dickinson has been a key factor in the paint for the Jayhawks this season, averaging a double-double in a strong Kansas rotation.
Kevin McCullar Jr. has taken a step up this season for a strong Kansas team. Putting up 20, 6, and 5, McCullar can do it all on the court, pairing well with Dickinson at the 5. A very strong player on a very strong team, watch out for Kansas in the tournament.
After losing a championship a few years ago, Bacot and North Carolina hope to bounce back and make a run. Bacot is one of the best big men in the league, with strong rebounding prowess, averaging 14 and 11 on the season. Bacot and the Tarheels could most definitely make a splash this March.
Coming off a championship season last year, Newton and the Huskies came back strong this season, Newton especially. Averaging a strong 15, 6, and 5, Newton's playmaking skills have helped Connecticut avoid regression from their championship season.
One of the youngest players on this list, Filipowski has provided a spark for a Duke team hoping to finally win another championship. A versatile big man, averaging 18 and 8, Filipowski can put in work in the paint and head a young Duke team with championship dreams.
Looking to bounce back from a rough season, RJ Davis has played elite basketball so far this season, averaging over 20 ppg, leading UNC to the top of the rankings and hoping to go far in the tournament.
Kolek and a strong Marquette team look very good to start the season. Averaging around 14, 5, and 4, Kolek hopes to lead Marquette far into the tournament.
Transferring from Northern Colorado to Tennessee, Knecht was fairly unknown before the start of the season. However, he has shined brightly for the Vols, averaging 19 points per game in a very tough SEC.
Despite a rough start for Michigan State as a whole, Walker has shined, almost single-handedly carrying Michigan State back into contention. Averaging 20 points per game, he will be a key reason why MSU could make a run in the tournament.