As the NBA relies more and more on overpowering point guards in the Chris Paul/Deron Williams mold, college basketball’s best floor leaders get a bigger share of the spotlight. The best of the bunch can take over games by themselves, setting up teammates while also nailing key shots in their own right.
One of this year’s shining examples of the breed is Baylor’s Pierre Jackson. He doesn’t have NBA size at 5’10”, 180 lbs, but few point guards in the college ranks command as much defensive attention as the Bears’ leader in scoring and assists.
Read on for more on Jackson’s impressive season and the rest of college hoops' 10 biggest offensive game-changers at the point guard spot.