Rank 'Em: SportsNation Player of the Year

Created: October 29, 2010, 2:08 PM

North Carolina may only have one season with Harrison Barnes before he heads to the NBA.

How would you rank the preseason candidates for college basketball player of the year, SportsNation?

Seniors Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith return to defend Duke's national championship while freshman Harrison Barnes looks to lead North Carolina back to prominence. Butler's Shelvin Mack is out to prove last season's unexpected run to the championship game was no fluke. But he'll have to do it without Gordon Hayward.

Rank your preseason player of the year candidates below.

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  • North Carolina forward
  • Va. Tech guard
  • Villanova guard
  • BYU guard
  • Georgetown guard
  • Gonzaga forward
  • Purdue forward/center
  • Wisconsin forward
  • Michigan State guard
  • Butler guard
  • Illinois guard
  • Purdue guard
  • Kansas forward
  • Kansas State guard
  • Duke forward
  • Duke guard
  • Ohio State forward
  • Georgia forward
  • Washington State guard
  • Arizona forward