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ESPN.com's experts pick their favorite freshmen

Originally Published: November 9, 2007
By ESPN.com

This freshman class may not be as talented on the top as last season's (remember Kevin Durant and Greg Oden), but there may be more depth. ESPN.com's experts pick their top 10 freshmen and their freshman of the year.

ESPN.com's Experts Pick
ESPN.com Top freshmen Freshman of the year

Jay Bilas
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Donte Greene, Syracuse
DeAndre Jordan, Texas A&M
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
Kevin Love, UCLA
O.J. Mayo, USC
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Gordon

Pat Forde
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Nick Calathes, Florida
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Kevin Love, UCLA
O.J. Mayo, USC
E'Twaun Moore, Purdue
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Kyle Singler, Duke

Rose

Fran Fraschilla
Kevin Love, UCLA
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Eric Gordon, Indiana
James Harden, Arizona State
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
O.J. Mayo, USC
Andrew Ogilvy, Vanderbilt
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Love

Andy Glockner
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Eric Gordon, Indiana
DeAndre Jordan, Texas A&M
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
Kevin Love, UCLA
O.J. Mayo, USC
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Bill Walker, Kansas State

Rose

Doug Gottlieb
Kevin Love, UCLA
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Jonny Flynn, Syracuse
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
O.J. Mayo, USC
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Love

Andy Katz
O.J. Mayo, USC
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Eric Gordon, Indiana
J.J. Hickson, NC State
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
Kevin Love, UCLA
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Mayo

Joe Lunardi
Kevin Love, UCLA
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Jonny Flynn, Syracuse
Eric Gordon, Indiana
DeAndre Jordan, Texas A&M
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
O.J. Mayo, USC
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Love

Reggie Rankin
O.J. Mayo, USC
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Donte Greene, Syracuse
Kosta Koufos, Ohio State
Kevin Love, UCLA
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Mayo

Mark Schlabach
Kevin Love, UCLA
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Jonny Flynn, Syracuse
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Donte Greene, Syracuse
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma
O.J. Mayo, USC
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke

Love

Dick Vitale
O.J. Mayo, USC
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Nick Calathes, Florida
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma
Kevin Love, UCLA
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Kyle Singler, Duke
Mayo

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