There isn’t a position in college basketball that’s bringing back more proven talent for 2012-13 than the point guard spot. Despite the departures of such luminaries as Kendall Marshall and Tyshawn Taylor, there will be more than enough top-tier floor leaders to go around next season.
Few players in that high-powered group will be facing more pressure than Baylor’s Pierre Jackson. The Bears lose all three frontcourt starters from last season’s 30-game winners, so if they’re to remain in national contention, Jackson has to be a star in his final collegiate season.
Read on for a closer look at Jackson and the rest of the 15 most impressive distributors who will be back for the 2012-13 season.