Power Point Presentation

February 28, 2005

With a plethora of first-rate point guards in college this season, Seth Davis picks the top 10 and evaluates their pro potential on a 1-to-5 scale: 1=CBA candidate, 2=NBA roster shot; 3=second-round pick; 4=probable starter; 5=future All-Star (statistics through Sunday).

1 CHRIS PAUL Soph., WAKE FOREST6', 15.1 PPG, 6.8 APG
Quickness and decision-making in open floor translate well to pro game, especially with running team (5)

2 DERON WILLIAMS Jr., ILLINOIS 6'3", 12.5 PPG, 6.8 APG
At 210 pounds, has NBA size; efficient and controlled; can create off the dribble and knock down the J (5)

3 AARON MILES Sr., KANSAS 6'1", 8.9 PPG, 7.5 APG
Strong leader, fearless at crunch time; lack of outside shot will hamper chances at next level (3)

4 RAYMOND FELTON Jr., NORTH CAROLINA 6'1", 11.6 PPG, 7.1 APG
Has improved trey percentage (46.8) considerably; more effective on the run than in half-court sets (4)

5 GERRY MCNAMARA Jr., SYRACUSE 6'2", 16.2 PPG, 5.1 APG
Terrific shooter who's even deadlier when game is on the line; savvily uses outside shot to set up penetration (4)

6 JOHN LUCAS III Sr., OKLAHOMA STATE 5'11", 17.9 PPG, 4.7 APG
Wispy (165 pounds) and streaky, but has speed, smarts and pedigree; wants ball in final minutes (3)

7 JARRETT JACK Jr., GEORGIA TECH 6'3", 15.0 PPG, 4.6 APG
Steely NBA body (202 pounds); has adeptly assumed scoring load for injury-plagued Yellow Jackets (4)

8 CARL KRAUSER Jr., PITTSBURGH 6'2", 15.7 PPG, 5.9 APG
Has shot erratically (41.0%) but is a heady penetrator and superb leader with toughness and heart (3)

9 DANIEL GIBSON Fr., TEXAS 6'2", 14.4 PPG, 4.0 APG
Big, athletic and can score from anywhere; might be best at the position this time next year (5)

10 TRAVIS DIENER Sr., MARQUETTE 6'1", 19.7 PPG, 7.0 APG
Only 170 pounds, but creative floor leader has put up big numbers despite being the player foes key on (2)

TWO COLOR PHOTOSBILL FRAKES (PAUL, LUCAS) COLOR PHOTOJOHN BIEVER (WILLIAMS) THREE COLOR PHOTOSBOB ROSATO (MILES, FELTON, JACK) TWO COLOR PHOTOSSEAN BRADY/WIREIMAGE.COM (MCNAMARA, KRAUSER) COLOR PHOTOTIM HEITMAN/US PRESSWIRE (GIBSON) COLOR PHOTOMANNY MILLAN (DIENER)

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