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5 Minute Guide
SETH DAVIS
November 22, 2004
A quick run through the top players, coaches and games to watch this season
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November 22, 2004

5 Minute Guide

A quick run through the top players, coaches and games to watch this season

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F RYAN GOMES, 6'7", SR., PROVIDENCE

G DERON WILLIAMS, 6'3", JR., ILLINOIS

G RAYMOND FELTON, 6'1", JR., NORTH CAROLINA

Fabulous Freshmen

JOE CRAWFORD, G, KENTUCKY Athleticism will enable the 6'4" Crawford to make the biggest impact of four blue-chip arrivals.

RUDY GAY, F, CONNECTICUT Long, lean and fast, the 6'9" Gay's high-flying game will fit perfectly into the Huskies' system.

DANIEL GIBSON, G, TEXAS His explosiveness has been compared with T.J. Ford's, but the 6'2" Gibson also plays ball hawking defense.

JUAN PALACIOS, C, LOUISVILLE He's the best big man Rick Pitino has ever signed for the Cardinals, and the coach compares the 6'8" Palacios's inside-outside abilities with those of Jamal Mashburn.

MARVIN WILLIAMS, F, NORTH CAROLINA

The 6'9" wingman will come off the bench to open the season, but with his polished offensive game it won't be long before he starts.

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