Best Backcourt Ever?

I do not mean just the Panthers.

Dylanrocks and I have had this discussion several times since the end of the April signing period, which netted us Kaylon Williams and Detroit brought in Ray McCallum Jr.

The question is this: has the Horizon League, in its 30-year history, EVER had a collective backcourt as good as this one?

If you take a look at the backcourts around the league, I feel that pretty much every school can say they’ve had a better backcourt.  Wright State had Duggins/Wood, Milwaukee had Hill/McCants, Butler had Graves/Green, etc.  But all of those have come at different times.  As a collective 10 schools, has the Horizon League ever been as strong in the backcourt?

Kaylon Williams led the Missouri Valley in assists as a freshman. He moves to Milwaukee as the starting point guard in 2010-11.

Take a look at the teams’ projected starters:

Butler: Ronald Nored, Shelvin Mack

Milwaukee: Kaylon Williams, Tone Boyle

UIC: Zavion Neely, Robo Kreps

Green Bay: Rahmon Fletcher, Bryquis Perine

Detroit: Chase Simon, Ray McCallum Jr.

Valparaiso: Brandon Wood, Jay Harris

Wright State: Vaughan Duggins, N’Gai Evans

Cleveland State: Jeremy Montgomery, Norris Cole

Loyola: Terrance Hill, Geoff McCammon, Courtney Stanley

*Youngstown State: Devonte Maymon, Fred Ford

* – as if anyone, even Jerry Slocum, knows.

The fact of the matter is that we have a ton of talent in the conference.  What do you think?

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