So that means we're not talking about high school production, or WNBA potential, but rather about projected college performance. And since we're projecting, that means we're factoring in anticipated improvement, which means attitude is critical. A hard-working player is much more likely to improve than one who is less focused; a player who plays hard all the time is much more likely to improve than one who turns it on and off.
But every list has its foibles, and ours is no exception. And we'll know what went right, and wrong, four years from now. Until then, enjoy and critique:
This list also is sortable by position.