College Basketball's 10 Best in the Big 12

Isaiah Austin
Text: By Rob Dauster,
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Isaiah Austin


Austin was once in the conversation with Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad as the top recruit in the Class of 2012, but the buzz surrounding him "dropped"; he enters college as a lowly consensus top-10 recruit. The reason was a concern about his toughness, but many believed he improved on those problems late in his high school career. That's a good sign considering he's also a shot-blocking, 7-footer that's a knock-down, three-point shooter.

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