The next Anthony Davis? Another Kentucky title? No college player faces as much pressure as top-ranked Nerlens Noel, who has become the face of the country's most high-profile team before ever taking the court. How is he handling the pressure?
They are barely old enough to vote in the upcoming election, but at Kentucky, they are rock stars. The next wave of talent. The next great hope of another national title. Step inside the pampered but pressure-packed world of the Big Blue freshmen.
The college basketball season is over, but don't tell that to those following the recruitments of the nation's top two players, Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad. The stakes are high, and the drama is building in advance of Wednesday's announcements.
It was almost impossible to live up to the considerable hype, but North Carolina and Kentucky managed to do just that, as the young Wildcats held on to their No. 1 ranking with a one-point win over the Heels.