Wooden Award winner Trey Burke may be gone, but there’s no shortage of terrific point guards in NCAA basketball for next season. Some are established stars whose numbers just keep getting better, while others will be unfamiliar names on the national scene.
One of the latter who’s in for a monster year is former Duquesne floor general T.J. McConnell. After two quiet years as one of the country’s most productive defenders, McConnell will get a chance to run a top-tier offense as he becomes eligible to play for Arizona.
Herein, a closer look at McConnell and the rest of next year’s 20-best point guards, with an eye on their probable numbers in the three biggest categories for the position: points, assists and steals.