Early 2020-21 college basketball All-American picks, predictions

Eli Boettger | @boettger_eli | 08/03/20


With the NBA Draft deadline finally coming to a close on Monday, the college basketball world inches one step closer to finalizing rosters for the upcoming season.

Now that there is some newfound clarity on which players are returning to campus and which ones are turning pro, three Heat Check CBB staff members have compiled first, second and third All-American team projections for the upcoming college basketball season.

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Eli Boettger
FIRST TEAMSECOND TEAMTHIRD TEAM
Luka Garza, IowaCade Cunningham, Oklahoma StateWendell Moore, Duke
Marcus Zegarowski, CreightonJoel Ayayi, GonzagaTrayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana
Ayo Dosunmu, IllinoisScottie Barnes, Florida StateDrew Timme, Gonzaga
Jared Butler, BaylorRemy Martin, Arizona StateKihei Clark, Virginia
Marcus Garrett, KansasGarrison Brooks, North CarolinaCollin Gillespie, Villanova
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Connor Hope
FIRST TEAMSECOND TEAMTHIRD TEAM
Marcus Zegarowski, CreightonCorey Kispert, GonzagaJalen Crutcher, Dayton
Luka Garza, IowaCollin Gillespie, VillanovaBJ Boston, Kentucky
Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma StateRemy Martin, Arizona StateOscar Tshiebwe, West Virginia
Jared Butler, BaylorEvan Mobley, USCMarcus Garrett, Kansas
Ayo Dosunmu, IllinoisJay Huff, VirginiaJeremiah Robinson-Earl, Villanova
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Brian Rauf
FIRST TEAMSECOND TEAMTHIRD TEAM
Marcus Zegarowski, CreightonCade Cunningham, Oklahoma StateJalen Crutcher, Dayton
Ayo Dosunmu, IllinoisJoel Ayayi, GonzagaMiles McBridge, West Virginia
Marcus Garrett, KansasOscar da Silva, StanfordCollin Gillespie, Villanova
Jared Butler, BaylorOscar Tshiebwe, West VirginiaSandro Mamukelashvili, Seton Hall
Luka Garza, IowaEvan Mobley, USCDrew Timme, Gonzaga

Eli Boettger is a college basketball writer and founder of HeatCheckCBB.com. He has previously worked for Sporting News, DAZN and USA TODAY SMG.

Boettger’s content has been featured by Bleacher Report, NBC Sports, FiveThirtyEight, Yahoo Sports, Athletic Director University, Washington Post, Illinois Law Review and Notre Dame Law Review, among other publications. Boettger is also a current USBWA member and Rockin’ 25 voter.