's 2012-13 Season Preview

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Ask someone to name the top point guard in the Big East and they may leave out Providence's Vincent Council. But look at these numbers: Council is the Big East's top career returning scorer, leader in assists per game, as well as steals. He finished fourth in the nation in assists per game a season ago, and will likely have more scorers to dish to in 2012-13.
2011-12 15.9 4.1 7.5 39.1 39
Career 13.3 3.9 6.0 38.2 131
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Sean Kilpatrick was one of the Big East's most dynamic playmakers last season, helping Cincinnati's resurgance. He led the Big East, averaging 2.5 3-pointers per game and was ranked 15th in the league, averaging 14.3 points per game. Kilpatrick scored in double-figures in 29 games, while he tallied 528 points -- the second-most in a season during the Mick Cronin era.
2011-12 14.3 4.6 2.1 42.8 37.6
Career 12.0 3.9 1.8 43.1 37.6
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Peyton Siva helped Louisville back to the Final Four last season. Siva was fourth in the Big East in assists (5.6 per game), seventh in steals (1.7), and 13th in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.61). He was 29th nationally in assists. Siva handed out five or more assists in 25 of his 38 games. His 449 assists rank eighth among Louisville career assist leaders and his 211 assists on the season are second-highest for a single season.
2011-12 9.1 3.2 5.6 40.2 73.9
Career 7.8 2.5 4.3 42.3 69.5


  School Coach 2011-12 Record 2011-12 Statistics
Cincinnati Mick Cronin 26-11 Final Stats
Connecticut Kevin Ollie 20-14 Final Stats
DePaul Oliver Purnell 12-19 Final Stats
Georgetown John Thompson III 24-9 Final Stats
Louisville Rick Pitino 30-10 Final Stats
Marquette Buzz Williams 27-8 Final Stats
Notre Dame Mike Brey 22-12 Final Stats
Pittsburgh Jamie Dixon 22-17 Final Stats
Providence Ed Cooley 15-17 Final Stats
Rutgers Mike Rice Jr. 14-18 Final Stats
Seton Hall Kevin Willard 21-13 Final Stats
South Florida Stan Heath 22-14 Final Stats
St. John's Steve Lavin 13-19 Final Stats
Syracuse Jim Boeheim 34-3 Final Stats
Villanova Jay Wright 13-19 Final Stats