NCAA Tournament 2012: Top 68 Players

    
March 11th, 2012

When it comes time to pick your NCAA Bracket, its a good strategy to focus on teams with superstar players. Just look at UCONN last year: Kemba Walker put the Huskies on his back and led them to a surprise National Championship.

 

Which individual stars will lead their teams to success in the 2012 Tournament? It might be household stars like Anthony Davis, or lesser known stars like Casper Ware and Nate Wolters. Here are the 68 best players in the Dance:

 

LET THE DEBATES BEGIN...  

 

Rank

Player

School

League

Yr

Pos

1

Anthony Davis 

Kentucky

SEC

Fr

F

2

Thomas Robinson

Kansas

B12

Jr

F

3

Jared Sullinger

Ohio St

B10

So

F

4

Doug McDermott

Creighton

MVC

So

F

5

Draymond Green

Michigan St

B10

Sr

F

6

John Henson

North Carolina

ACC

Jr

F

7

Harrison Barnes 

North Carolina

ACC

So

F

8

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 

Kentucky

SEC

Fr

F

9

Isaiah Canaan

Murray St

OVC

Jr

G

10

Marcus Denmon

Missouri

B12

Sr

G

11

Perry Jones

Baylor

B12

So

F

12

Kevin Jones

West Virginia

BE

Sr

F

13

Will Barton 

Memphis

USA

So

G

14

Jeremy Lamb 

UCONN

BE

So

G

15

Cody Zeller

Indiana

B10

Fr

C

16

Tyler Zeller 

North Carolina

ACC

Jr

C

17

Mike Scott

Virginia

ACC

Sr

F

18

John Jenkins

Vanderbilt

SEC

Jr

G

19

Kenny Boynton 

Florida

SEC

Jr

G

20

Tyshawn Taylor

Kansas

B12

Sr

G

21

Scott Machado

Iona

MAAC

Sr

G

22

Jae Crowder

Marquette

BE

Sr

F

23

Kendall Marshall 

North Carolina

ACC

So

G

24

J'Covan Brown

Texas

B12

Jr

G

25

Trey Burke

Michigan

B10

Fr

G

26

Tu Holloway 

Xavier

A10

Sr

G

27

Austin Rivers 

Duke

ACC

Fr

G

28

Robbie Hummel 

Purdue

B10

Sr

F

29

Matthew Dellavedova

St. Mary's

WCC

Jr

G

30

Darius Johnson-Odom

Marquette

BE

Sr

G

31

Jordan Taylor

Wisconsin

B10

Sr

G

32

Casper Ware

Long Beach St

BW

Sr

G

33

Dion Waiters

Syracuse

BE

So

G

34

Kris Joseph

Syracuse

BE

Sr

F

35

Drew Gordon

New Mexico

MWC

Sr

F

36

Nate Wolters

South Dakota St

SUM

Jr

G

37

Wendell McKines

New Mexico St

WAC

Sr

F

38

CJ McCollum

Lehigh

PAT

Jr

G

39

JaMychal Green

Alabama

SEC

Sr

F

40

William Buford 

Ohio St

B10

Sr

G

41

Henry Sims

Georgetown

BE

Sr

C

42

Bradley Beal 

Florida

SEC

Fr

G

43

Mike Moser

UNLV

MWC

So

F

44

Jamaal Franklin

San Diego St

MWC

So

G

45

Jason Clark

Georgetown

BE

Sr

G

46

Aaron Craft

Ohio St

B10

So

G

47

Ramon Moore

Temple

A10

Sr

G

48

Mike Glover

Iona

MAAC

Sr

F

49

Royce White

Iowa St

B12

So

F

50

Jeff Taylor 

Vanderbilt

SEC

Sr

G

51

Andrew Nicholson 

St Bonaventure

A10

Sr

F

52

Doron Lamb

Kentucky

SEC

So

G

53

Shabazz Napier

UCONN

BE

So

G

54

Terrence Jones 

Kentucky

SEC

So

F

55

Lorenzo Brown

NC State

ACC

So

G

56

Kerron Johnson

Belmont

AS

Jr

G

57

Chance Stanback 

UNLV

MWC

Sr

F

58

Rob Jones

St. Mary's

SEC

Sr

F

59

DJ Cooper

Ohio

MAC

Jr

G

60

Garrett Stutz

Wichita St

MVC

Sr

C

61

Mark Lyons

Xavier

A10

Jr

G

62

Kim English

Missouri

B12

Sr

G

63

Jake Cohen

Davidson

SoCo

Jr

F

64

Ray McCallum

Detroit

HL

So

G

65

Bernard James

Florida St

ACC

Sr

C

66 Elias Harris Gonzaga WCC Sr F
67 Sean Kilpatrick Cincinncati BE So G

68

Khalif Wyatt

Temple

A10

Jr

G

 

Top 10 One-Bid League Stars

1 Isaiah Canaan - Murray St

2 Casper Ware - Long Beach St

3 Nate Wolters - South Dakota St

4 CJ McCollum - Lehigh

5 Kerron Johnson - Belmont

5 DJ Cooper - Ohio

6 Jake Cohen - Davidson

7 Ray McCallum - Detroit

8 Will Cherry - Montana

9 Matt Dickey - UNC-Asheville

10 TJ Robinson - Long Beach St