Top 10 big men in college hoops 

January, 26, 2012
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Anthony DavisMark Zerof/US PresswireAnthony Davis is the backbone of Kentucky's defense and the best big man in the country.
College basketball is a guard's game, or so they say until they need a rebound or someone to clog up the middle and block shots. You cannot win at a high level without good guards, but you also cannot win at a high level without quality play in the post. Look at the Final Four teams and NCAA champions of the past. Can you name the teams in that elite group that did not have high-quality frontcourts? Yeah, neither can I.

Based upon performance in college, and with a nod to pro potential, here are my top 10 big men in the country this season: