While basketball is one of the best "team" sports in the world, there's no denying that on every team, some pieces are more important than others. Every year, there are teams on the cusp of the NCAA Tournament, who are seemingly willed into the field of 68 by their star player.
Many of these teams have more than one talented player, but their certified star is the one who pushes their squad to another level with his exceptional play.
This year, teams such as Kansas State, West Virginia, and Iowa State are being driven by NBA talents, who are behind the wheel on their quest for March glory.
Here are 10 players capable of carrying their respective teams to the Big Dance this year.