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1) Kenneth Faried- PF- 6'7" 225 lbs. (Morehead State)
This was an extremely easy choice. Faried finished his collegiate career as the NCAA's all-time leading rebounder. He averaged over 13 boards per game three times, peaking with a 14.5 average his senior year. In total, Faried collected 1,673 rebounds in 136 career games.

2) Jordan Williams- F/C- 6'9" 247 lbs. (Maryland)
Williams was third in the nation in rebounding this past season with just under 12 per game. Williams also averaged 3.7 offensive rebounds per game.

3) Nikola Vucevic- C- 6'11" 260 lbs. (USC)
Vucevic measured out as the tallest player at the NBA Draft Combine, and has reportedly intrigued many scouts with his individual workouts. He averaged 10.2 rebounds per game as a junior after averaging 9.4 as a sophomore.

4) Keith Benson- C- 6'11" 217 lbs. (Oakland)
Like Faried, Benson had a long and productive college career. He averaged 10.5 boards as a junior and 10.1 as a senior. He ended his career as Oakland's all-time leading rebounder with 772.

5) Kawhi Leonard- SF- 6'7" 227 lbs. (San Diego State)
Leonard is the best rebounder of any non-big man in this class. He was ninth in the country with 10.7 rebounds per game this past season after averaging 9.9 per game as a freshman.