Top 5 Incoming Freshmen In Atlantic-10 Basketball For 2016-17 Season

By Taylor Sturm

Arguably the most exciting mid-major conference in college basketball, the Atlantic-10 continues to rise in parity year after year. Several top freshmen players are on their way in and will likely stay in college for all four years. Here are five A-10 freshmen to keep an eye on heading into the 2016-17 season.

Top 5 Incoming Freshmen In Atlantic-10 Basketball For 2016-17 Season
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5. Nick Sherod, SG – Richmond

Nick Sherod, SG – Richmond Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
Born in Richmond, Sherod could become a fan favorite pretty quickly.

5. Nick Sherod, SG – Richmond

Born in Richmond, Sherod could become a fan favorite pretty quickly.

4. Kevin Marfo, C – George Washington

Kevin Marfo, C – George Washington Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
The George Washington Colonials are fantastic at turning good players into a great team, and Marfo should fit in perfectly.

4. Kevin Marfo, C – George Washington

The George Washington Colonials are fantastic at turning good players into a great team, and Marfo should fit in perfectly.

3. Trey Landers, SG – Dayton

Trey Landers, SG – Dayton Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
While it may be a year or so before we see Landers featured in a prominent role, he is the type of shooter who could become one of the best in the conference.

3. Trey Landers, SG – Dayton

While it may be a year or so before we see Landers featured in a prominent role, he is the type of shooter who could become one of the best in the conference.

2. DeJon Jarreau, SG – UMass

DeJon Jarreau, SG – UMass Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
After a quiet season, UMass is beginning to rebuild. Jarreau should see some time on the court as a freshman—expect big things.

2. DeJon Jarreau, SG – UMass

After a quiet season, UMass is beginning to rebuild. Jarreau should see some time on the court as a freshman—expect big things.

1. De’Riante Jenkins, SF – VCU

De’Riante Jenkins, SF – VCU Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
Will Wade has been fantastic in his short time at VCU, and Jenkins will be everything he wants and more for his style of basketball.

1. De’Riante Jenkins, SF – VCU

Will Wade has been fantastic in his short time at VCU, and Jenkins will be everything he wants and more for his style of basketball.

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