Continuing with the Early 2012-13 Ranking, here are teams 46 to 60.
(5) Temple vs. (12) South Florida: Midwest Region
It's stated all the time this season. Guard play makes all the difference in the NCAA tournament, and to be honest it's hard to argue with that statement. So who are some of the top guard groups in this year's field? Here are 12 below along with a few superlatives. Not all of the usual suspects make the list, but try not to automatically dismiss the less heralded names either.
McDermott is joined on the First Team by fellow sophomores Mike Moser of UNLV and Will Barton of Memphis. Matthew Dellavedova of Saint Mary's and Ramone Moore of Temple round out the squad.
Last week CHN writer Jon Teitel unvelied part one of his CollegeHoops.net All-Conference
selections, featuring the fourteen conferences that begain conference
tournament play at that time. The final seventeen teams are here, with
the Player of the Year in each league in italics.
TEMPLE (22-5, 11-2 A-10) AT SAINT JOSEPH’S (18-11, 8-6 A-10)
Time: 7 p.m.
In the big game of the night #18 Notre Dame continued their run with a 71-44 beating of West Virginia in South Bend.