Rodriguez on Final Four All-PER team

Joey Rodriguez has been the catalyst behind VCU's improbable tourney run. Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Ever want a way to compare every player in college basketball? John Hollinger has your answer. With his college player efficiency ratings (PER), we can evaluate the productivity of Division I hoopsters from Syracuse to Siena to see who's really helping his team the most.

In this week's edition, we look at five players in the Final Four whose efficiency could help their teams win a national championship.

In anticipation of two exciting Final Four matchups, one between major conference powerhouses and one between mid-major surprises, here are five players who are critical to their teams' national championship hopes as viewed through the lens of player efficiency.

Joey Rodriguez, G, VCU Rams