Michael Beasley he is not. But Samardo Samuels should be an integral part of a Final Four caliber team during his freshman season at Louisville, writes Brendan Murphy.
Move over Michael Beasley, the stacked Class of 2009 looks to be full of players who will be instant-impact freshman, writes Bob Gibbons.
Chris Douglas-Roberts, Tyler Hasbrough, Kevin Love and Michael Beasley were named Naismith finalists.
This season's player of the year has clearly come down to a Michael Beasley-Tyler Hansbrough race. But Hansbrough wins the honors.