Texas finished in last place in the Big 12 last season but the Longhorns should take a major step forward this season, in large part due to freshman forward Mohamed Bamba. Listed at 6-11 and 225 pounds with a reported 7-9 wingspan, Bamba provides tremendous length and athleticism in Texas' frontcourt.
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Bamba is an immediate-impact player defensively and on the boards, and he has enough touch around the rim to make him a threat offensively. There are few players in college basketball who can match Bamba's size, athleticism and versatility.