It’s the Year of the Freshman in the Pac-12 Conference. Too bad only a handful will become sophomores.
Not since Kevin Love, James Harden, O.J. Mayo, Jerryd Bayless and Ty Abbott roamed the hardwood nine years ago has the Pac-12 featured so many high-end freshmen.
Enjoy them while they’re here.
UCLA’s Lonzo Ball and Washington’s Markelle Fultz both have been projected as possible No. 1 overall picks in the 2017 NBA draft. They’re as good as gone come March.
The Bruins’ TJ Leaf also could easily be done after one college season based on his ability to shoot three-pointers, beat defenders down low and … hit the...