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College Basketball: Player Superlatives for 2021-22 Season

Max Abmas, Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Basketball

A breakout star during the most recent NCAA Tournament, Oral Roberts' Max Abmas returns as the college basketball's top shooter

With the NCAA granting an extra year of eligibility to all college basketball players, the 2021-22 season will feature more star power than normal.

Related: Athlon Sports' Top 100 College Basketball Players for 2021-22 Season

Athlon Sports has already announced its preseason All-America team, but there are great athletes beyond the best 15 players. There are the great shooters, defenders, rebounders, and dunkers as well. 

In a feature from the Athlon Sports 2021-22 College Basketball Annual, we're counting down the 10 most skilled players at several key attributes.

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Best Shooters

1. Max Abmas, Jr., G, Oral Roberts
2. Hyunjung Lee, Jr., G/F, Davidson
3. CJ Fredrick, Jr., G, Kentucky
4. Alex Barcello, Sr., G, BYU
5. Antoine Davis, Sr., G, Detroit
6. Patrick Baldwin Jr., Fr., G, Milwaukee
7. Will Richardson, Sr., G, Oregon
8. Jahvon Quinerly, Jr., G, Alabama
9. Nate Johnson, Sr., G, Xavier
10. Adam Flagler, Jr., G, Baylor

Perimeter Defenders

1. Jacob Gilyard, Sr., G, Richmond
2. Darryl Morsell, Sr., G, Marquette
3. Jamari Wheeler, Sr., G, Ohio State
4. Trent Frazier, Sr., G, Illinois
5. Posh Alexander, So., G, St. John's
6. Lucas Williamson, Sr., G, Loyola
7. Gabe Osabuohien, Sr., F, West Virginia
8. Jordan Goldwire, Sr., G, Oklahoma
9. Elijah Parquet, Sr., G, Colorado
10. Kadary Richmond, So., G, Seton Hall

Rim Protectors

1. Myles Johnson, Sr., C, UCLA
2. Hason Ward, Jr., F, VCU
3. Liam Robbins, Sr., C, Vanderbilt
4. Isaiah Whaley, Sr., F, Connecticut
5. Ike Obiagu, Sr., C, Seton Hall
6. Osun Osunniyi, Sr., F/C, St. Bonaventure
7. Manny Bates, Jr., F, NC State
8. Moussa Cissé, So., F, Oklahoma State
9. Abdul Ado, Sr., F, Cincinnati
10. Mouhamadou Gueye, Sr., F, Pittsburgh

Offensive Rebounders

1. Trevion Williams, Sr., F, Purdue
2. Fardaws Aimaq, So., C, Utah Valley
3. Kofi Cockburn, Jr., C, Illinois
4. Armando Bacot, Jr., F/C, North Carolina
5. John Harrar, Sr., F, Penn State
6. Warith Alatishe, Sr., F, Oregon State
7. Oscar Tshiebwe, Jr., F, Kentucky
8. Marcus Santos-Silva, Sr., F, Texas Tech
9. Josh Mballa, Sr., F, Buffalo
10. Johni Broome, Fr., F, Morehead State

Dunkers

1. Keyshawn Bryant, Sr., F, South Carolina
2. Kofi Cockburn, Jr., C, Illinois
3. Efe Abogidi, So., F, Washington State
4. Quenton Jackson, Sr., G, Texas A&M
5. Anthony Duruji, Sr., F, Florida
6. Elijah McCadden, Sr., G, Georgia Southern
7. Toumani Camara, So., F, Dayton
8. Ron Harper Jr., Sr., G/F, Rutgers
9. Taevion Kinsey, Sr., G, Marshall
10. Kendall Brown, Fr., G/F, Baylor