College basketball loves an underdog, and there are few underdogs quite like a little man succeeding in a big man’s game. From Muggsy Bogues to Earl Boykins, there’s always been a special place in fans’ hearts for the smallest players on the floor.
The 2011-12 season will feature an array of standouts with more game than height. Whether they’re scorers like Florida’s Erving Walker or distributors like Peyton Siva of Louisville, undersized guards can have an outsized effect on their teams’ successes.
Herein, a look at the 10 best players in the country who stand less than six feet tall.