Luke Winn's Top 16 Frontcourts

Syracuse
Text: Luke Winn, SI.com
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#11

Syracuse

Kris Joseph, C.J. Fair, Rakeem Christmas, James Southerland, Fab Melo, Baye Keita

The Orange won't be the same without workhouse power forward Rick Jackson manning the paint, but at least they're replacing him with a McDonald's All-American in Christmas, a 6-foot-9 prospect from the Virgin Islands by way of Philadelphia. Joseph is a Wooden Award candidate while Fair could have a breakout season after playing effectively in limited minutes as a freshman.

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