This article is part of our Freshman Haze series.The conventional wisdom is that guards acclimate to college basketball more quickly than forwards and centers. It helps that coaches are more willing to give young guys the ball and let them run with things. Meanwhile, big guys have to adjust to their giant bodies and often have issues with foul trouble. There are, of course, exceptions, which will show up in the top seven. The middle seven of the Top 21 is filled with young guards who have started running their teams early and could come to dominate the college basketball landscape in the next few years.
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