With the new college basketball season almost upon us, there isn’t a position on the floor that has more talent and depth across the country than point guard. Whatever a fan’s preference in floor leaders—the pass-first distributor, the ball hawking defender, the high-scoring penetrator—there’s a top-flight college guard to fill the role in 2012-13.
One of the most impressive all-around stars in that group is Missouri’s Phil Pressey. The Tigers are ranked No. 15 in the preseason despite losing four starters, and Pressey's penchant for creating chaos on defense—and controlling it on offense—is a huge reason why.
Herein, a closer look at Pressey and his place among the 25 best floor generals in the country this year.