Seniors have made a major impact this season, and that is particularly evident at the point guard position as March Madness nears.
In recent seasons, college basketball has been dominated by freshmen and sophomores during their brief stays before heading to the NBA. However, experience has symbolized the playmaking position for many of the top teams this season.
The pool of talented senior point guards is so deep that quality players such as Joe Jackson of Memphis, Justin Cobbs of California, Jordair Jett of Saint Louis and Jason Brickman of Long Island-Brooklyn failed to make our list of the top 10 senior point guards.
One name conspicuously absent from our list is Louisville's Russ Smith. Although he will have to play point guard in the pros, he is used more as a shooting guard in Rick Pitino's system, which is why he is not included.
We hedged a bit by having a tie for the final spot on our list, partly because of the injury situation involving Keith Appling of Michigan State. Therefore, our top-10 list includes 11 senior point guards.