Raheem Appleby (Louisiana Tech)
The 6-foot-4 senior was named to the Lute Olson award Mid-Season Watch List after helping Louisiana Tech get off to a great start this season. Appleby’s first three seasons have been filled with one highlight after another. The WAC Freshman of the Year in 2012 helped La Tech to the WAC championship game for the first time in school history. As a sophomore he heled lead Tech to the WAC regular season title and was named First Team All-WAC and CollegeInsider.com WAC Co-Player of the Year. That season La Tech set a school record with an 18-game winning streak and the school’s first AP ranking in 28 years. Last season he helped Tech to back-to-back 25 wins seasons for only second time in school history. Appleby has had a terrific career at Louisiana Tech and he is hoping to save the best for last with a trip to the NCAA Tournament.