Basketball IQ is one of those terms that we hear commentators and coaches throw around liberally when criticizing or praising a college basketball player, but actually defining it is a difficult task.
Essentially, it is used to describe a player’s overall understanding of the game and what plays need to be made. Is he in the right spot, making the right pass and passing up a good shot for a great shot down the road?
As entertaining as a monster dunk or block is, knowing how to effectively attack certain defenses or how to neutralize an opposing star by attacking his weakness is more important in the quest for a victory.
With that in mind, read on to see some of the college hoops stars with the highest basketball IQs.