Ali Farokhmanesh, point guard
Photograph By Bill Waugh/Reuters
Rise: He led Northern Iowa to two upsets in the 2010 NCAA tournament with a game-winning three against UNLV and a crucial three to beat Kansas; he made the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Fall: He went undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft and signed a deal with SAM Basket Massagno in Switzerland.
The latest: He plays with the Austrian team WBC Raiffeisen Wels.