Big 12 basketball is home to some of the best playmakers in college basketball this season.
That will be shown come June during the NBA draft where a couple of the Big 12’s best figure to be taken early in the first round. Ben McLemore of Kansas and Marcus Smart of Oklahoma State are ranked first and third, respectively, on Chad Ford’s big board on ESPN.com. Their playmaking ability is part of what makes them such attractive players at the next level.
A playmaker can come in different forms. He can be dynamic with the ball in his hands, make plays for teammates or change the game on the defensive end. No matter the form, a playmaker simply generates positive momentum for his team.
Here are the top 10 playmakers in Big 12 basketball.