The point guard is the most specialized position in basketball. Point guards must involve their teammates, handle the ball successfully and keep the offense in rhythm.
Whether this rhythm is made by them scoring (à la Derrick Rose) or by passing (Rajon Rondo), point guards facilitate the offense around them. They are the only player on offense that is almost guaranteed a touch every time down the floor.
Needless to say, they're pretty important.
In the college game, you'll rarely see the gaudy statistics across the board that some NBA guards put up. Some point guards, like Kendall Marshall, specialize in passing the rock. Others, like Aaron Craft of Ohio State, play sticky defense and simply get the offense going.
Here are the 10 best point guards in college basketball.