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East Region

 

Indiana

 

Bloomington, Ind., 27-6.

Nickname » Hoosiers. Coach » Tom Crean.

Conference » Big Ten. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 1.

Tournament record » 62-31, 36 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (80.0); Cody Zeller 16.9; Victor Oladipo 13.6; Christian Watford 12.5; Jordan Hulls 10.1; Will Sheehy 9.4.

Rebounds » Team (38.6); Cody Zeller 8.2; Victor Oladipo 6.4; Christian Watford 6.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.5/13.0); Kevin Ferrell 4.2/2.0; Jordan Hulls 3.1/1.2; Victor Oladipo 2.1/2.3.

3-pointers » Team (.411); Jordan Hulls 77; Christian Watford 56.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The loss to Wisconsin in Big Ten semifinal didn’t dissuade selection committee from giving the Hoosiers a No. 1 seed. Talented team led by one of the best players in the country in Cody Zeller.

 

LIU Brooklyn

 

Brooklyn, N.Y., 20-13.

Nickname » Blackbirds. Coach » Jim Ferry.

Conference » Northeast. Bid » Northeast champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 16.

Tournament record » 0-5, 5 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (79.5); Jamal Olasewere 18.9; Julian Boyd 18.5; C.J. Garner 16.1; Jason Brickman 9.1.

Rebounds » Team (35.4); Jamal Olasewere 8.5; Julian Boyd 6.1; C.J. Garner 4.1; E.J. Reed 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.3/14.4); Jason Brickman 8.5/4.0; C.J. Garner 2.6/2.2.

3-pointers » Team (.385); Brandon Thompson 56; Jason Brickman 53; Booker Hucks 32.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » The Blackbirds had four players suspended in the fall and reigning NEC player of the year Julian Boyd tore his ACL in December. After the late-season run they had, don’t be surprised if they bust a few brackets.

 

James Madison

 

Harrisonburg, Va., 20-14.

Nickname » Dukes. Coach » Matt Brady.

Conference » Colonial Athletic Association. Bid » CAA champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 16.

Tournament record » 3-4, 4 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 1994.

Scoring » Team (65.2); Rayshawn Goins 12.7; A.J. Davis 12.1; Devon Moore 11.6; Andrey Semenov 10.0.

Rebounds » Team (32.7); Rayshawn Goins 7.4; Devon Moore 3.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.7/11.2); Devon Moore 4.9/2.3; Ron Curry 1.8/1.0.

3-pointers » Team (.333); A.J. Davis 65; Andre Nation 31.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Dukes are in the NCAA tournament for the first time in 19 years. Used to be known as giant killers with NCAA wins over Georgetown, Ohio State and West Virginia on the wins list.

 

N.C. State

 

Raleigh, 24-10.

Nickname » Wolfpack. Coach » Mark Gottfried.

Conference » Atlantic Coast. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 8.

Tournament record » 34-22, 23 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (77.5); C.J. Leslie 14.9; Richard Howell 12.7; Scott Wood 12.7; T.J. Warren 12.4; Lorenzo Brown 12.1.

Rebounds » Team (36.8); Richard Howell 10.7; C.J. Leslie 7.4; Lorenzo Brown 4.3; TJ Warren 4.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.6/12.4); Lorenzo Brown 7.2/3.5.

3-pointers » Team (.393); Scott Wood 102; Rodney Purvis 30.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Wolfpack didn’t live up to their high preseason ranking (No. 6), but returned the core of team that went to Sweet 16 a year ago and will be a dangerous draw.

 

Temple

 

Philadelphia, 23-9.

Nickname » Owls. Coach » Fran Dunphy.

Conference » Atlantic 10. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 8.

Tournament record » 32-30, 30 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (72.8); Khalif Wyatt 19.8; Scootie Randall 11.8; Anthony Lee 10.0; Jack O’Brien 9.3.

Rebounds » Team (34.5); Anthony Lee 7.0; Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson 6.2; Scootie Randall 6.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.9/11.0); Khalif Wyatt 4.1/3.2; Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson 3.5/1.7; Scootie Randall 2.1/1.4.

3-pointers » Team (.334); Khalif Wyatt 71; Scootie Randall 57; Jake O’Brien 54.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Owls are making sixth straight NCAA tournament appearance after beating ranked teams Syracuse and VCU during the regular season.

 

UNLV

 

Las Vegas, 25-9.

Nickname » Rebels. Coach » Dave Rice.

Conference » Mountain West. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 5.

Tournament record » 33-18, 19 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (71.7); Anthony Bennett 16.1; Anthony Marshall 10.5; Katin Reinhart 10.1; Bryce Dejean-Jones 10.1.

Rebounds » Team (37.8); Anthony Bennett 8.1; Mike Moser 6.0; Khem Birch 5.7; Bryce Dejean-Jones 4.5; Anthony Marshall 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (16.2/14.0); Anthony Marshall 5.8/2.7; Katin Reinhart 2.5/1.9; Bryce Dejean-Jones 2.4/2.3.

3-pointers » Team (.330); Katin Reinhart 62; Bryce Dejean-Jones 40; Anthony Marshall 38; Anthony Bennett 36.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Rebels lost a tough one to New Mexico in Mountain West tittle game, but with dynamic players like Anthony Bennett and Mike Moser, don’t be surprised if they go deep.

 

California

 

Berkeley, 20-11.

Nickname » Golden Bears. Coach » Mike Montgomery.

Conference » Pacific 12. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 12.

Tournament record » 19-17, 17 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (67.5); Allen Crabbe 18.7; Justin Cobbs 15.5; Richard Solomon 8.4; David Kravish 8.1.

Rebounds » Team (37.2); David Kravish 6.9; Richard Solomon 6.6; Allen Crabbe 6.0; Tyrone Wallace 4.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.1/12.5); Justin Cobbs 4.8/2.9; Tyrone Wallace 2.6/1.7; Allen Crabbe 2.6/2.4; Brandon Smith 2.0/1.0.

3-pointers » Team (.304); Allen Crabbe 81; Tyrone Wallace 30; Justin Cobbs 26.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Upset loss to Utah in Pac-12 tournament apparently didn’t hurt the Bears. Opening game against UNLV might.

 

Syracuse

 

Syracuse, N.Y., 26-9.

Nickname » Orangemen. Coach » Jim Boeheim.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 4.

Tournament record » 56-35, 35 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (71.3); C.J. Fair 14.4; James Southerland 13.9; Brandon Triche 13.8; Michael Carter-Williams 12.0.

Rebounds » Team (38.7); C.J. Fair 7.1; James Southerland 5.2; Michael Carter-Williams 4.8; DaJuan Christmas 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.5/12.6); Michael Carter-Williams 7.7/3.5; Brandon Triche 3.6/2.7.

3-pointers » Team (.334); James Southerland 50; Brandon Triche 39; Michael Carter-Williams 39.

Last 10 » 5-5.

The skinny » Ugly finish to final Big East tourney, but these Orange can play and Jim Boeheim is one of the best minds in the game.

 

Montana

 

Missoula, 25-6.

Nickname » Grizzlies. Coach » Wayne Tinkle.

Conference » Big Sky. Bid » Big Sky champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 13.

Tournament record » 2-10, 9 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (71.1); Mathias Ward 14.8; Kareem Jamar 14.5; Will Cherry 13.9.

Rebounds » Team (31.2); Kareem Jamar 6.0; Will Cherry 4.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.9/12.1); Will Cherry 4.1/2.5; Kareem Jamar 4.1/2.8.

3-pointers » Team (.385); Jordan Gregory 41; Mike Weisner 39; Kareem Jamar 37.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » With Will Cherry and Kareem Jamar in the backcourt, don’t be surprised if the Big Sky champs give Syracuse some trouble.

 

Butler

 

Indianapolis, 26-8.

Nickname » Bulldogs. Coach » Brad Stevens.

Conference » Atlantic 10. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 6.

Tournament record » 18-18, 11 years. Last appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (69.3); Rotnei Clarke 16.7; Andrew Smith 11.1; Roosevelt Jones 10.1; Kellen Dunham 9.9; Khyle Marshall 9.9.

Rebounds » Team (36.6); Roosevelt Jones 5.7; Andrew Smith 5.7; Kameron Woods 4.8; Khyle Marshall 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.1/13.4); Roosevelt Jones 3.5/2.9; Rotnei Clark 2.7/2.9.

3-pointers » Team (.348); Rotnei Clarke 108; Kellen Dunham 56.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » After two NCAA championship game appearances, never, ever count out a Brad Stevens’ team.

 

Bucknell

 

Lewisburg, Pa., 28-5.

Nickname » Bison. Coach » Dave Paulsen.

Conference » Patriot League. Bid » Patriot champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 11.

Tournament record » 2-5, 5 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (67.3); Mike Muscala 19.0; Cameron Ayers 12.5; Bryson Johnson 11.1; Joe Willman 10.38.

Rebounds » Team (36.2); Mike Muscala 11.29; Joe Willman 5.9; Cameron Ayers 4.07.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.4/9.5); Bryson Johnson 2.4/1.1; Mike Muscala 2.34/1.7; Cameron Ayers 2.0/0.9.

3-pointers » Team (.360); Bryson Johnson 71; Cameron Ayers 50.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » Patriot League champions hoping to find upset magic like they did in knocking off Kansas in 2005.

 

Marquette

 

Milwaukee, 23-8.

Nickname » Golden Eagles. Coach » Buzz Williams.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 3.

Tournament record » 38-31, 30 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (69.0); Vander Blue 14.3; Davante Gardner 11.5; Jamil Wilson 9.4; Junior Cadougan 8.7.

Rebounds » Team (35.0); Davante Gardner 4.9; Trent Lockett 4.7; Jamil Wilson 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.4/13.6); Junior Cadougan 4.1/2.5; Trent Lockett 1.9/2.0; Vander Blue 1.9/2.2.

3-pointers » Team (.301); Vander Blue 33; Jamil Wilson 30.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Co-champions in Big East after going 14-4 in one of the nation’s toughest conferences. Not bad for a team that lost Big East player of the year Jae Crowder from last year.

 

Davidson

Davidson, N.C., 26-7.

Nickname » Wildcats. Coach » Bob McKillop.

Conference » Southern. Bid » Southern champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 14.

Tournament record » 8-12, 11 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (73.7); Jake Cohen 14.8; De’Mon Brooks 13.8; Nik Cochran 9.8; Chris Czerapowicz 9.2.

Rebounds » Team (33.8); De’Mon Brooks 6.2; Jake Cohen 5.5; Chris Czerapowicz 5.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.0/10.9); JP Kuhlman 3.6/1.6; Nik Cochran 3.4/1.9; Tom Droney 2.1/0.8.

3-pointers » Team (.369); Chris Czerapowicz 59; Tyler Kalinoski 54; Nik Cochran 49; Jake Cohen 36.

Last 10 » 10-0.

The skinny » Jake Cohen is the first two-time SoCon player of the year since Stephen Curry. Can he lead the Wildcats on another wild run?

 

Illinois

 

Champaign, 22-12.

Nickname » Fighting Illini. Coach » John Groce.

Conference » Big ten. Bid » At large.

Region » Eats. Seed » No. 7.

Tournament record » 39-30, 29 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (69.1); Brandon Paul 16.6; D.J. Richardson 12.4; Tracy Abrams 10.6.

Rebounds » Team (33.5); Nnanna Egwu 4.6; Brandon Paul 4.4; Joseph Bertrand 4.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (10.2/11.5); Tracy Abrams 3.34/2.68; Brandon Paul 2.8/2.78.

3-pointers » Team (.325); D.J. Richardson 78; Brandon Paul 74; Tyler Griffey 38; Tracy Abrams 30.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Illini sort of flew under the radar this season, but are a dangerous team. Being one of two teams to beat top-ranked Gonzaga — in Spokane, no less — should prove that.

 

Colorado

 

Boulder, 21-11.

Nickname » Buffaloes. Coach » Tad Boyle.

Conference » Pac-12. Bid » At large.

Region » East. Seed » No. 10.

Tournament record » 10-13, 13 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (68.2); Spencer Dinwiddie 15.6; Askia Booker 12.4; Andre Robderson 10.9; Josh Scott 10.3.

Rebounds » Team (37.2); Andre Roberson 11.3; Josh Scott 5.5; Xavier Johnson 4.8.

Assists/turnovers » Team (10.0/13.3); Spencer Dinwiddie 3.0/2.2; Askia Booker 2.2/2.1.

3-pointers » Team (.347); Spencer Dinwiddie 47; Askia Booker 45.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Colorado is making its first back-to-back trips in 50 years (1961-62 & 1962-63).

 

Miami

 

Coral Gables, Fla., 27-6.

Nickname » Hurricanes. Coach » Jim Larranga.

Conference » Atlantic Coast. Bid » ACC champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 2.

Tournament record » 4-6, 6 years. Last appearance » 2008.

Scoring » Team (69.9); Shane Larkin 14.6; Kenny Kadji 13.3; Durand Scott 13.2; Trey McKinney Jones 9.4.

Rebounds » Team (35.8); Reggie Johnson 7.0; Kenny Kadji 7.0; Julian Gamble 4.9.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.3/10.9); Shane Larkin 4.4/2.3; Durand Scott 2.6/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.358); Shane Larkin 63; Trey McKinney Jones 53; Kenny Kadji 45.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Hurricanes were one of college hoops’ biggest surprise this season. They also happen to be really good, sweeping the ACC regular-season and tournament titles.

 

Pacific

 

Stockton, Calif., 22-12.

Nickname » Tigers. Coach » Bob Thomason.

Conference » Big West. Bid » Big West champion.

Region » East. Seed » No. 15.

Tournament record » 4-9, 8 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2006.

Scoring » Team (67.5); Lorenzo McCloud 11.4; Travis Fulton 9.1; Sama Taku 8.3.

Rebounds » Team (32.3); Travis Fulton 4.0; Khalil Kelley 3.6; Colin Beatty 3.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.7/11.1); Lorenzo McCloud 4.0/2.1; Rodrigo De Souza 2.0/0.8.

3-pointers » Team (.383); Travis Fulton 29; Sama Taku 28; Colin Beatty 26.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Coach Bob Thomason going out on top after winning Big West. Looking to add some gravy.

 

Midwest Region

 

Louisville

 

Louisville, Ky., 29-5.

Nickname » Cardinals. Coach » Rick Pitino.

Conference » Big East. Bid » Big East champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 1.

Tournament record » 64-40, 38 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (73.6); Russ Smith 18.1; Gorgui Dieng 10.0; Peyton Siva 10.0; Chane Behanan 9.9.

Rebounds » Team (37.5); Gorgui Dieng 9.9; Chane Behanan 6.6.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.0/12.7); Peyton Siva 5.9/2.7; Russ Smith 3.6/2.6; Gorgui Dieng 2.1/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.331); Luke Hancock 52; Russ Smith 51; Wayne Blackshear 40; Peyton Siva 37.

Last 10 » 10-0.

The skinny » Behind coach Pitino, Peyton Siva and Russ Smith, the Cardinals are never out of a game. Just ask Syracuse.

 

North Carolina A&T

 

Greensboro, 19-16.

Nickname » Aggies. Coach » Cy Alexander.

Conference » Mid-Eastern Athletic. Bid » MEAC champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 16.

Tournament record » 0-9, 9 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 1995.

Scoring » Team (62.4); Adrian Powell 12.5; Lamont Middleton 12.4; Jean Louisme 9.7

Rebounds » Team (35.4); Austin Witter 7.1; Adrian Powell 5.1; Bruce Beckford 5.3; Lamont Middleton 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.1/15.1); Lamont Middleton 2.3/2.7; Austin Witter 2.1/2.1.

3-pointers » Team (.300); Adrian Powell 57; Jean Louisme 52.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Even if after winning MEAC tourney for the first time since 1995, it could be tough to keep the its NCAA losing streak from reaching double digits.

 

Liberty

 

Lynchburg, Va., 15-20.

Nickname » Flames. Coach » Dale Layer.

Conference » Big South. Bid » Big South champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 16.

Tournament record » 0-2, 2 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2004.

Scoring » Team (69.1); John Caleb Sanders 14.2; Davon Marshall 13.4; Tavares Speaks 13.1.

Rebounds » Team (35.7); JR Coronado 8.2; Joel Vander Pol 4.8; Tomasz Gielo 4.3; John Caleb Sanders 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.2/13.4); John Caleb Sanders 3.5/2.6; Davon Marshall 2.8/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.373); Davon Marshall 101; John Caleb Sanders 41; Casey Roberts 39.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Flames’s .429 winning percentage is the lowest for an NCAA tournament team since Oakland (Michigan) had a 12-18 record (.400) in 2005.

 

Colorado State

 

Fort Collins, 25-8.

Nickname » Rams. Coach » Larry Eustachy.

Conference » Mountain West. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 8.

Tournament record » 3-10, 9 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (73.1); Colton Iverson 14.7; Dorian Green 12.8; Wes Eikmeier 12.7; Greg Smith 11.1.

Rebounds » Team (40.4); Colton Iverson 9.8; Pierce Hornung 9.2; Daniel Bejarano 5.5; Greg Smith 5.3.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.1/10.8); Dorian Green 3.8/1.8; Pierce Hornung 2.3/1.3; Wes Eikmeier 2.2/1.5.

3-pointers » Team (.332); Wes Eikmeier 52; Dorian Green 48; Daniel Bejarano 29.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » A semifinal loss to UNLV in MWC wasn’t enough to keep the Rams from making the bracket for the second straight year. One of the nation’s best rebounding teams.

 

Missouri

 

Columbia, 23-10.

Nickname » Tigers. Coach » Frank Haith.

Conference » Southeastern. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 9.

Tournament record » 22-25, 25 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (76.2); Laurence Bowers 14.4; Jabari Brown 13.7; Phil Pressey 11.6; Keion Bell 11.1; Alex Oriakhi 11.1; Earnest Ross 10.3.

Rebounds » Team (41.4); Alex Oriakhi 8.6; Laurence Bowers 6.2; Earnest Ross 5.1; Tony Criswell 4.8; Keion Bell 4.3.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.9/13.2); Phil Pressey 7.1/3.6.

3-pointers » Team (.340); Jabari Brown 53; Earnest Ross 48; Phil Pressey 43.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Tigers lost in the first round as No. 2 seed last year. With a deep team that comes at teams in waves, they might not bow out as quickly as a No. 9 seed.

 

Oklahoma State

 

Stillwater, 24-8.

Nickname » Cowboys. Coach » Travis Ford.

Conference » Big 12. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 5.

Tournament record » 38-23, 24 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2010.

Scoring » Team (72.4); Marcus Smart 15.4; Markel Brown 15.3; Le’Bryan Nash 14.1; Phil Forte 10.4.

Rebounds » Team (36.4); Michael Cobbins 6.2; Philip Jurick 5.9; Marcus Smart 5.7; Markel Brown 4.5; Le’Bryan Nash 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.1/12.4); Marcus Smart 4.2/3.3; Markel Brown 2.4/1.7.

3-pointers » Team (.316); Phil Forte 67; Markel Brown 50; Marcus Smart 38.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Back in the dance after missing the past two, the Cowboys have one of the nation’s best backcourts in Markel Brown and Marcus Smart, a combo that could get them to the second week.

 

Oregon

 

Eugene, 26-8.

Nickname » Ducks. Coach » Dana Altman.

Conference » Pac-12. Bid » Pac-12 champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 12.

Tournament record » 12-9, 10 years. Last appearance » 2008.

Scoring » Team (71.7); E.J. Singler 11.6; Carlos Emory 11.0; Damyean Dotson 10.8; Tony Woods 9.5; Arsalan Kazemi 9.3.

Rebounds » Team (37.4); Arsalan Kazemi 9.5; E.J. Singler 4.9; Carlos Emory 4.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.0/14.9); Dominic Artis 3.4/2.5; E.J. Singler 2.9/2.3; Johnathan Loyd 2.8/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.323); E.J. Singler 47; Damyean Dotson 38; Dominic Artis 31.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » A late-season slide appears to be sorted out after the Ducks won three straight for Pac-12 tourney title. Dropping to a 12 seed was a little surprising.

 

Saint Louis

 

Saint Louis, 27-6.

Nickname » Billikens. Coach » Jim Crews.

Conference » Atlantic 10. Bid » Atlantic 10 champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 4.

Tournament record » 4-8, 7 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (68.9); Dwayne Evans 13.6; Cody Ellis 10.3; Kwamain Mitchell 10.0; Mike McCall Jr. 10.0; Jordair Jett 9.3.

Rebounds » Team (32.8); Dwayne Evans 7.7; Cody Ellis 3.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.9/11.3); Jordair Jett 3.2/2.2; Kwamain Mitchell 3.1/2.0; Mike McCall Jr. 2.7/1.4.

3-pointers » Team (.347); Cody Ellis 59; Mike McCall Jr. 47.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » One of college basketball’s best surprise — thriving despite the death of coach Rick Majerus before the season.

 

New Mexico State

 

Las Cruces, 24-10.

Nickname » Aggies. Coach » Marvin Menzies.

Conference » Western Athletic. Bid » WAC champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 13.

Tournament record » 10-21, 19 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (68.0); Daniel Mullings 14.0; Bandja Sy, 11.7; Tyrone Watson 10.8; Sim Bhullar 10.2.

Rebounds » Team (37.6); Bandja Sy 7.3; Sim Bhullar 6.5; Daniel Mullings 5.2; Tshilidzi Nephawe 5.2; Tyrone Watson 5.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.5/14.4); Tyrone Watson 3.0/2.7; Daniel Mullings 2.6/3.0.

3-pointers » Team (.320); Kevin Aronis 31; Bandja Sy 27; Terrel de Rouen 25.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Keep an eye on center Sim Bhullar. At 7-foot-5, 360 pounds, you can’t miss him.

 

Memphis

 

Memphis, Tenn., 30-4.

Nickname » Tigers. Coach » Josh Pastner.

Conference » Conference USA. Bid » CUSA champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 6.

Tournament record » 32-24, 24 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (75.9); Joe Jackson 13.6; Adonis Thomas 11.9; Chris Crawford 10.7; Geron Johnson 10.5.

Rebounds » Team (37.8); D.J, Stephens 6.7; Tarik Black 4.8; Shaq Goodwin 4.6; Geron Johnson 4.6; Adonis Thomas 4.6; Shaq Goodwin 4.6.

Assists/turnovers » Team (17.2/14.6); Joe Jackson 4.8/2.7; Geron Johnson 3.7/2.9; Chris Crawford 3.3/1.6.

3-pointers » Team (.379); Chris Crawford 70; Geron Johnson 38; Joe Jackson 36.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » Can Josh Pastner’s Tigers get past the first round this year?

 

Middle Tennessee

 

Murfreesboro, Tenn., 28-5.

Nickname » Blue Raiders. Coach » Kermit Davis.

Conference » Sun Belt. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 11.

Tournament record » 2-6, 6 years. Last appearance » 1989.

Scoring » Team (71.2); Marcos Knight 12.5; Raymond Cintron 8.7; Shawn Jones 8.6.

Rebounds » Team (36.8); Marcos Knight 5.8; Shawn Jones 5.4; JT Sulton 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.2/13.8); Bruce Massey 3.3/1.8; Tweety Knight 2.5/1.4; Marcos Knight 2.4/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.378); Raymond Cintron 70; Kerry Hammonds 33; James Gallman 28.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » With six seniors, the Raiders set a school record with 27 wins, second nationally to No. 1 Gonzaga. The committee rewarded MTSU for playing the nation’s ninth-toughest schedule.

 

Saint Mary’s (Cal)

 

Moraga, Calif., 27-6.

Nickname » Gaels. Coach » Randy Bennett.

Conference » West Coast. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 11.

Tournament record » 3-7, 7 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (75.5); Matthew Dellavedova 15.8; Stephen Holt 11.8; Beau Levesque 10.7; Brad Waldow 10.2.

Rebounds » Team (37.1); Brad Waldow 6.1; Mitchell Young 5.5; Stephen Holt 5.4; Beau Levesque 4.4.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.7/12.0); Matthew Dellavedova 6.4/2.8; Jordan Page 1.8/1.4.

3-pointers » Team (.375); Matthew Dellavedova 80; Beau Levesque 45; Stephen Holt 39; Jordan Page 36; James Walker III 35.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Gaels couldn’t get past No. 1 Gonzaga in West Coast, but that’s no knock. Watch the teardrop shots of Matthew Dellavedova — they bring rain.

 

Michigan State

 

East Lansing, 25-8.

Nickname » Spartans. Coach » Tom Izzo.

Conference » Big Ten. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 3.

Tournament record » 54-25, 26 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (68.2); Keith Appling 13.6; Gary Harris 12.9; Adreian Payne 10.4; Derrick Nix 9.5; Branden Dawson 9.4.

Rebounds » Team (37.3); Adreian Payne 7.5; Derrick Nix 6.2; Branden Dawson 6.0; Denzel Valentine 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.3/13.4); Keith Appling 3.5/2.4; Denzel Valentine 2.4/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.342); Gary Harris 59; Keith Appling 37.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Spartans didn’t get past the Big Ten semifinals, but Tom Izzo’s teams always do well at the NCAA tournament, espcially ones with talent like this. It’s 16 straight for Izzo in the bracket.

 

Valparaiso

 

Valparaiso, Ind., 26-7.

Nickname » Crusaders. Coach » Bryce Drew.

Conference » Horizon League. Bid » Horizon champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 14.

Tournament record » 2-7, 7 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2004.

Scoring » Team (71.7); Ryan Broekhoff 15.9; Kevin Van Wijk 12.7; LaVonte Dority 9.0.

Rebounds » Team (32.9); Ryan Broekhoff 7.3; Kevin Van Wijk 5.5; Bobby Capobianco 4.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.9/14.5); Erik Buggs 3.7/2.5; Matt Kenney 3.0/1.9; Ryan Broekhoff 2.3/1.9.

3-pointers » Team (.376); Ryan Broekhoff 82; Will Bogan 53; Matt Kenney 41.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » Bryce Drew had a memorable shot to get Valpo to the regional semifinals in 1998. He’s hoping to have a memorable run as the Crusaders’ coach.

 

Creighton

 

Omaha, Neb., 27-7.

Nickname » Bluejays. Coach » Greg McDermott.

Conference » Missouri Valley. Bid » MVC champion

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 7.

Tournament record » 10-18, 17 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (75.4); Doug McDermott 23.1; Gregory Echenique 9.6; Grant Gibbs 8.6.

Rebounds » Team (35.2); Doug McDermott 7.5; Gregory Echenique 6.6; Grant Gibbs 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (17.2/12.3); Grant Gibbs 5.9/2.1; Austin Chatman 4.3/2.1; Jahenns Manigat 2.1/1.3.

3-pointers » Team (.421); Ethan Wragge 74; Doug McDermott 74; Jahenns Manigat 46; Avery Dingman 33; Austin Chatman 33.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » All-American Doug McDermott could put on a big show at the Big Dance.

 

Cincinnati

 

Cincinnati, 22-11.

Nickname » Bobcats. Coach » Mick Cronin.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 10.

Tournament record » 43-25, 26 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (66.6); Sean Kilpatrick 16.9; Cashmere Wright 12.6; JaQuon Parker 11.3.

Rebounds » Team (40.0); Titus Rrubles 6.1; Sean Kilpatrick 5.3; Justin Jackson 5.1; Jaquon Parker 4.9; Cheikh Mbodj 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.2/12.8); Cashmere Wright 3.0/2.0; Titus Rubles 2.0/1.9.

3-pointers » Team (.317); Sean Kilpatrick 80; Cashmere Wright 70; JaQuon Parker 40.

Last 10 » 4-6.

The skinny » Lost six of nine to close out regular season, but slipped into the bracket after reaching Big East quarterfinals.

 

Duke

 

Durham, N.C., 27-5.

Nickname » Blue Devils. Coach » Mike Krzyzewski.

Conference » Atlantic Coast. Bid » At large.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 2.

Tournament record » 96-32, 36 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (78.3); Mason Plumleee 17.2; Seth Curry 17.0; Ryan Kelly 14.3; Quinn Cook 12.4; Rasheed Sulaimon 11.5.

Rebounds » Team (33.8); Mason Plumlee 10.2; Ryan Kelly 5.4; Quinn Cook 3.9.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.7/10.7); Quinn Cook 5.2/2.3; Tyler Thornton 2.4/1.1; Rasheed Sulaimon 2.0/1.3; Mason Plumlee 2.0/2.8.

3-pointers » Team (.406); Seth Curry 83; Quinn Cook 55; Rasheed Sulaimon 45; Ryan Kelly 34.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Formidable with the return of Ryan Kelly. Vulnerable after bowing out in ACC quarters after second loss to Maryland this season.

 

Albany (N.Y.)

 

Albany, N.Y., 24-10.

Nickname » Great Danes. Coach:

Conference » America East. Bid » America East champion.

Region » Midwest. Seed » No. 15

Tournament record » 0-2, 2 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2007.

Scoring » Team (64.4); Mike Black 14.9; Jacob Iati 12.1; Sam Rowley 9.0.

Rebounds » Team (33.6); Sam Rowley 6.3; John Puk 4.4; Blake Metcalf 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.2/13.4); Peter Hooley 3.0/2.1; Mike Black 2.5/2.9.

3-pointers » Team (.364); Jacob Iati 89; Mike Black 54.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Great Danes got to the dance for the first time in six years after finally beating Vermont.

 

South Region

 

Kansas

 

Lawrence, 29-5.

Nickname » Jayhawks. Coach » Bill Self.

Conference » Big 12. Bid » Big 12 champion.

Region » South. Seed » No. 1.

Tournament record » 93-40, 41 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (75.4); Ben McLemore 16.4; Jeff Withey 13.6; Travis Releford 11.5; Elijah Johnson 10.1.

Rebounds » Team (39.1); Jeff Withey 8.4; Kelvin Young 6.6; Ben McLemore 5.3.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.6/13.7); Elijah Johnson 4.8/3.1; Naadir Tharpe 3.0/1.3; Travis Releford 2.6/1.6.

3-pointers » Team (.367); Ben McLemore 69; Elijah Johnson 49; Travis Releford 38; Naadir Tharpe 32.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » Nine straight Big 12 titles, a Final Four team a year ago, playing as a No. 1 seed near home at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Have to like the Jayhawks’ chances of going far.

 

Western Kentucky

 

Bowling Green, Ky., 20-15.

Nickname » Hilltoppers. Coach » Ray Harper.

Conference » Sun Belt. Bid » Sun Belt champion.

Region » South. Seed » No. 16.

Tournament record » 19-23, 22 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (67.2); T.J. Price 15.3; George Fant 12.9; Jamal Crook 12.0.

Rebounds » Team (36.2); George Fant 6.8; Brandon Harris 5.7; T.J. Price 4.4.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.2/15.1); Jamal Crook 4.0/2.3; T.J. Price 2.4/2.7.

3-pointers » Team (.324); T.J. Price 79; Brandon Harris 64; Kavein Kaspar 36.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Hilltoppers recovered from a rough stretch in the middle of the season by winning four games in four days to take the Sun Belt tourney title — for the second straight season.

 

North Carolina

 

Chapel Hill, 24-10.

Nickname » Tar Heels. Coach » Roy Williams.

Conference » Atlantic Coast. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 8.

Tournament record » 108-41, 43 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (77.2); James Michael McAdoo 14.4; P.J. Hairston 14.3; Reggie Bullock 14.2.

Rebounds » Team (38.9); James Michael McAdoo 7.4; Reggie Bullock 6.6; P.J. Hairston 4.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (17.3/12.2); Marcus Paige 4.7/2.4; Dexter Strickland 4.2/1.3; Reggie Bullock 2.9/1.1.

3-pointers » Team (.374); Reggie Bullock 84; P.J. Hairston 81; Leslie McDonald 41; Marcus Paige 41.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Reaching the ACC final did the Tar Heels a world of good, even if they lost to Miami. Coach Roy Williams one win from 700.

 

Villanova

 

Philadelphia, 20-13.

Nickname » Wildcats. Coach » Jay Wright.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 9.

Tournament record » 49-32, 32 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (67.8); JayVaughn Pinkston 13.1; Ryan Arcidiacono 12.0; Darrun Hilliard 11.2; Mouphtaou Yarou 9.7.

Rebounds » Team (36.3); Mouphtaou Yarou 7.8; JayVaughn Pinkston 4.9; James Bell 4.2; Daniel Ochefu 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.3/15.7); Ryan Arcidiacono 3.5/2.8; JayVaughn Pinkston 1.8/2.5.

3-pointers » Team (.336); Ryan Arcidiacono 70; James Bell 55; Darrun Hilliard 37.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Average run in Big East season and a loss in tournament quarterfinals were outweighed by strong schedule and solid RPI.

 

Virginia Commonwealth

 

Richmond, 26-8.

Nickname » Rams. Coach » Shaka Smart.

Conference » Atlantic 10. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 5.

Tournament record » 11-11, 11 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (77.3); Treveon Graham 15.5; Juvonte Reddic 14.4; Troy Daniels 12.1; Rob Brandenberg 10.4.

Rebounds » Team (34.8); Juvonte Reddic 8.3; Treveon Graham 6.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.7/11.8); Darrius Theus 4.9/1.9; Briante Weber 2.8/1.2.

3-pointers » Team (.352); Troy Daniels 117; Treveon Graham 51; Rob Brandenberg 46.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Shaka Smart and the Rams were a surprise Final Four team two years ago. Could another mid-major run be in the works for the A-10 champs?

 

Akron

 

Akron, Ohio, 26-6.

Nickname » Zips. Coach » Keith Dambrot.

Conference » Mid-American. Bid » MAC champion.

Region » South. Seed » No. 12.

Tournament record » 0-3, 3 years. Last appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (72.7); Zeke Marshall 13.0; Demetrius Treadwell 11.4; Alex Abreu 10.3; Nick Harney 9.71.

Rebounds » Team (37.9); Demetrius Treadwell 7.9; Zeke Marshall 7.1; Nick Harney 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.0/13.6); Alex Abreu 6.0/2.9; Brian Walsh 1.6/0.6; Carmelo Betancourt 1.5/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.337); Alex Abreu 50; Jake Kretzer 46; Brian Walsh 40; Reggie McAdams 37.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Zips are big and athletic and overcame the suspension of three-year starting point guard Alex Abreu to win the conference title. Coach Dambrot faces one of his former assistants.

 

Michigan

 

Ann Arbor, 26-7.

Nickname » Wolverines. Coach » John Beilein.

Conference » Big Ten. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 4.

Tournament record » 43-22, 23 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (75.2); Trey Burke 19.2; Tim Hardaway Jr. 14.8; Nik Stauskas 11.5; Glenn Robinson III 10.7.

Rebounds » Team (35.1); Mitch McGary 5.5; Glenn Robinson III 5.4; Jordan Morgan 4.7; Tim Hardaway Jr. 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.3/9.2); Trey Burke 6.7/2.0; Tim Hardaway Jr. 2.3/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.383); Nik Stauskas 71; Trey Burke 65; Tim Hardaway Jr. 60.

Last 10 » 5-5.

The skinny » A top-10 team for a good chunk of the season, the Wolverines struggled down the stretch. But with the trio of Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III, they’re going to be a handful for whoever they face.

 

South Dakota State

 

Brookings, 25-9.

Nickname » Jackrabbits. Coach » Scott Nagy.

Conference » Summit League. Bid » Summit champion.

Region » South. Seed » No. 13.

Tournament record » 0-1, 1 year. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (73.9); Nate Wolters 22.7; Jordan Dykstra 12.5; Tony Fiegen 10.0; Chad White 10.0.

Rebounds » Team (34.7); Jordan Dykstra 7.9; Nate Wolters 5.6; Tony Fiegen 5.5; Chad White 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.5/10.4); Nate Wolters 5.8/2.3; Brayden Carlson 2.4/1.1.

3-pointers » Team (.394); Chad White 75; Nate Wolters 64; Jordan Dykstra 55; Brayden Carlson 48.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Jackrabbits have made it two straight NCAA tournaments after getting in for the first time a year ago. Summit League player of the year Nate Wolters was fourth nationally with 22.7 points per game.

 

UCLA

 

Los Angeles, 25-9.

Nickname » Bruins. Coach » Ben Howland.

Conference » Pac-12. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 6.

Tournament record » 100-37, 44 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (74.7); Shabazz Muhammad 17.8; Jordan Adams 15.3 (injured); Travis Wear 11.2; Kyle Anderson 9.8.

Rebounds » Team (36.3); Kyle Anderson 8.6; Shabazz Muhammad 5.3; Travis Wear 5.2; David Wear 5.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (16.1/11.1); Larry Drew II 7.4/2.4; Kyle Anderson 3.5/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.339); Jordan Adams 46 (injured); Shabazz Muhammad 40.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Bruins won the Pac-12 regular-season title, but fell short in the tournament title game after freshman Jordan Adams broke his right foot. UCLA will have to retool its offense.

 

Minnesota

 

Minneapolis, 20-12

Nickname » Golden Gophers. Coach » Tubby Smith.

Conference » Big Ten. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 11.

Tournament record » 12-11, 11 years. Last appearance » 2010.

Scoring » Team (68.4); Andre Hollins 13.9; Austin Hollins 10.6; Rodney Williams 10.3; Trevor Mbakwe 10.0.

Rebounds » Team (38.8); Trevor Mbakwe 8.7; Rodney Williams 5.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.8/13.8); Andre Hollins 3.4/2.3; Austin Hollins 2.5/1.3.

3-pointers » Team (.326); Andre Hollins 70; Austin Hollins 47.

Last 10 » 3-7.

The skinny » Gophers are athletic enough to knock off UCLA in the opening round, and keep going.

 

Florida

 

Gainesville, 26-7.

Nickname » Gators. Coach » Billy Donovan.

Conference » Southeastern. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 3.

Tournament record » 35-15, 17 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (71.6); Erik Murphy 12.6; Kenny Boynton 12.3; Mike Rosario 12.3; Patric Young 10.3, Scottie Wilbekin 9.0.

Rebounds » Team (35.1); Patric Young 6.2; Will Yeguete 5.8; Erik Murphy 5.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.8/11.1); Scottie Wilbekin 5.0/2.0; Kenny Boynton 3.0/1.3; Mike Rosario 2.2/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.380); Erik Murphy 68; Kenny Boynton 67; Mike Rosario 51; Michael Frazier II 50; Scottie Wilbekin 36.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Great guards, solid frontcourt, one of the best defensive teams in the country — wouldn’t be a huge surprise if the Gators made the short trip to Atlanta.

 

Northwestern State

 

Natchitoches, La., 23-8.

Nickname » Demons. Coach » Mike McConathy.

Conference » Southland. Bid » Southland champion.

Region » South. Seed » No. 14.

Tournament record » 2-2, 2 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2006.

Scoring » Team (81.0); DeQuan Hicks 14.1; Shamir Davis 12.5; James Hulbin 12.1; Jalan West 10.3.

Rebounds » Team (39.3); James Hulbin 5.9; DeQuan Hicks 5.8; Marvin Frazier 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.5/14.0); Jalan West 5.2/1.9.; Brison White 2.3/1.4; Shamir Davis 2.2/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.317); Jalan West 49; James Hulbin 35; Shamir Davis 32.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » The highest-scoring team in the country will be fun to watch and could ruin a few brackets.

 

San Diego State

 

San Diego, 22-10.

Nickname » Aztecs. Coach » Steve Fisher.

Conference » Mountain West. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 7.

Tournament record » 2-8, 8 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (69.2); Jamaal Franklin 16.7; Chase Tapley 13.5; Xavier Thames 9.8.

Rebounds » Team (36.8); Jamaal Franklin 9.5; Deshawn Stephens 4.9; JJ O’Brien 4.6.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.3/11.9); Jamaal Franklin 3.2/3.4; Chase Tapley 2.8/1.3; Xavier Thames 2.2/1.7; Winston Sheperd 2.0/2.1.

3-pointers » Team (.324); Chase Tapley 66; Jamaal Franklin 38; Xavier Thames 35; James Rahon 32.

Last 10 » 5-5.

The skinny » Coach Steve Fisher knows a thing or two about coaching, which could be good enough for a win or two in the tournament.

 

Oklahoma

 

Norman, 20-11.

Nickname » Sooners. Coach » Lon Kruger.

Conference » Big 12. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 10.

Tournament record » 35-26, 26 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2009.

Scoring » Team (71.1); Romero Osby 15.8; Steven Pledger 11.8; Amath M’Baye 10.1.

Rebounds » Team (36.7); Romero Osby 7.0; Amath M’Baye 5.2; Buddy Hield 4.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.4/11.8); Sam Grooms 3.2/1.2; Buddy Hield 1.9/1.6.

3-pointers » Team (.326); Steven Pledger 70; Je’lon Hornbeak 25.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Sooners have rebounded this season to make the bracket for the first time since Blake Griffin took them there 2009.

 

Georgetown

 

Washington, 25-6.

Nickname » Hoyas. Coach » John Thompson III.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » South. Seed » No. 2.

Tournament record » 46-27, 28 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (64.6); Otto Porter Jr. 16.3; Markel Starks 12.5; Greg Whittington 12.1.

Rebounds » Team (32.9); Otto Porter Jr. 7.4; Greg Whittington 7.0; Nate Lubick 5.4.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.8/12.7); Markel Starks 2.9/2.0; Nate Lubick 2.8/2.1; Otto Porter Jr. 2.7/1.5; Greg Whittington 2.0/2.0.

3-pointers » Team (.358); Markel Starks 59, Otto Porter Jr. 41; D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera 39.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Georgetown is one of seven basketball-focused Catholic schools splitting off from the conference to create their own league, which will begin play next season and keep the Big East name.

 

Florida Gulf Coast

 

Fort Myers, 24-10.

Nickname » Eagles. Coach » Andy Enfield.

Conference » Atlantic Sun. Bid » Atlantic Sun champion.

Region » South. Seed » No. 15.

Tournament record » First year. Last NCAA Appearance » First year.

Scoring » Team (73.1); Sherwood Brown 15.3; Bernard Thompson 14.0; Chase Fielder 12.2.

Rebounds » Team (36.6); Sherwood Brown 6.4; Chase Fielder 5.4; Eric McKnight 4.6; Bernard Thompson 4.4.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.0/14.7); Brett Comer 6.3/3.6.

3-pointers » Team (.339); Sherwood Brown 68; Bernard Thompson 48; Christophe Varidel 36; Chase Fielder 32.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Atlantic Sun champs got into the field of 68 in second year of eligibility in DI — pretty impressive after losing 82 games the previous four seasons as a transitional program. Has a win over Miami on its resume.

 

West Region

 

Gonzaga

 

Spokane, Wash., 31-2.

Nickname » Bulldogs. Coach » Mark Few.

Conference » West Coast. Bid » WCC champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 1.

Tournament record » 17-15, 15 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (77.6); Kelly Olynyk 17.5; Elias Harris 14.9; Kevin Pangos 11.5; Gary Bell Jr. 9.2.

Rebounds » Team (37.3); Elias Harris 7.4; Kelly Olynyk 7.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.2/11.2); David Stockton 3.3/1.2; Kevin Pangos 3.2/1.4; Gary Bell Jr. 2.3/1.2.

3-pointers » Team (.371); Kevin Pangos 70; Gary Bell Jr. 53.

Last 10 » 10-0.

The skinny » Zags, with few weaknesses, ended the regular season No. 1. A mid-major is the No. 1 seed in the West Region.

 

Southern

 

Baton Rouge, La., 23-9.

Nickname » Jaguars. Coach » Roman Banks.

Conference » Southwestern Athletic. Bid » SWAC champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 16.

Tournament record » 1-7, 7 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2006.

Scoring » Team (67.7); Derick Beltran 15.9; Malcolm Miller 15.8; Javan Mitchell 9.5; Jameel Grace 9.2.

Rebounds » Team (35.2); Brandon Moore 7.1; Malcolm Miller 6.0; Javan Mitchell 4.9; Derick Beltran 4.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (11.4/10.9); Jameel Grace 3.6/2.0; Christopher Hyder 2.5/1.1.

3-pointers » Team (.362); Malcolm Miller 87; Derick Beltran 76.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Roman Banks has taken Jaguars from last to first in two seasons with a SWAC championship.

 

Pittsburgh

 

Pittsburgh, 24-8.

Nickname » Panthers. Coach » Jamie Dixon.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 8.

Tournament record » 23-24, 23 years. Last appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (69.6); Travon Woodall 11.8; Lamar Patterson 10.0; Talib Zanna 9.8.

Rebounds » Team (35.3); Steve Adams 6.2; Talib Zanna 6.0; Lamar Patterson 4.4; Dante Taylor 4.0.

Assists/turnovers » Team (16.4/10.9); Travon Woodall 5.2/2.1; James Robinson 3.5/1.2; Lamar Patterson 2.8/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.360); Travon Woodall 55; Lamar Patterson 37.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » The Panthers have wins over Georgetown, Syracuse and two over Villanova on their resume.

 

Wichita State

 

Wichita, Kan., 26-8.

Nickname » Shockers. Coach » Gregg Marshall.

Conference » Missouri Valley. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 9.

Tournament record » 8-10, 9 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (69.4); Cleanthony Early 13.6; Carl Hall 12.8; Malcolm Armstead 10.4.

Rebounds » Team (38.4); Carl Hall 7.2; Cleanthony Early 5.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.8/12.8); Malcolm Armstead 4.0/2.3; Demetric Williams 2.4/1.8.

3-pointers » Team (.337); Malcolm Armstead 55; Cleanthony Early 39; Demetric Williams 31; Nick Wiggins 31.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Strong nonconference schedule helped Shockers get into the bracket for the second straight season.

 

Wisconsin

 

Madison, 23-11.

Nickname » Badgers. Coach » Bo Ryan.

Conference » Big Ten. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 5.

Tournament record » 25-17, 18 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (66.2); Ben Brust 11.4; Jared Berggren 11.3; Ryan Evans 10.4; Sam Dekker 9.5.

Rebounds » Team (36.9); Ryan Evans 7.5; Jared Berggren 6.9; Mike Bruesewitz 5.3; Ben Brust 5.2.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.5/9.8); Ben Brust 2.4/1.2; Traevon Jackson 2.8/2.1; Ryan Evans 2.0/1.6.

3-pointers » Team (.338); Ben Brust 77; Sam Dekker 48; George Marshall 35.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Winning the Big Ten tournament title says a lot. Having a coach like Bo Ryan certainly doesn’t hurt.

 

Mississippi

 

University, Miss., 26-8.

Nickname » Rebels. Coach » Andy Kennedy.

Conference » Southeatern. Bid » SEC champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 12.

Tournament record » 3-6, 6 year. Last NCAA Appearance » 2002.

Scoring » Team (79.1); Marshall Henderson 20.1; Murphy Holloway 14.6; Reginald Buckner 9.5; Jarvis Summers 9.0.

Rebounds » Team (39.5); Murphy Holloway 9.6; Reginald Buckner 7.4; Aaron Jones 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (12.7/11.5); Jarvis Summers 3.7/1.6.

3-pointers » Team (.336); Marshall Henderson 131; Nick Williams 27; LaDarius White 27.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Marshall Henderson could be this year’s Jimmer Fredette.

 

Kansas State

 

Manhattan, 27-7.

Nickname » Wildcats. Coach » Bruce Weber.

Conference » Big 12. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 4.

Tournament record » 33-30, 26 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (69.2); Rodney McGruder 15.7; Angel Rodriguez 11.7; Shane Southwell 8.1.

Rebounds » Team (35.3); Rodney McGruder 5.4; Thomas Gipson 5.0; Jordan Henriquez 4.8.

Assists/turnovers » Team (16.0/11.6); Angel Rodriguez 5.3/2.3; Shane Southwell 2.6/1.2; Will Spradling 2.4/1.0; Martavious Irving 2.1/1.1; Rodney McGuder 2.0/1.7.

3-pointers » Team (.363); Angel Rodriguez 55; Rodney McGruder 50; Will Spradling 46; Shame Southwell 45; Martavious Irving 35.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Won share of Big 12 regular-season title and got to tournament title game in first season under coach Bruce Weber. Not bad, not bad at all.

 

Boise State

 

Boise, Idaho, 21-10.

Nickname » Broncos. Coach » Leon Rice.

Conference » Mountain West. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 13.

Tournament record » 0-5, 5 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2008.

Scoring » Team (73.3); Anthony Drmic 17.3; Derrick Marks 16.3; Jeff Elorriaga 10.3.

Rebounds » Team (33.9); Ryan Watkins 6.8; Kenny Buckner 5.1; Anthony Drmic 4.6.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.2/12.1); Derrick Marks 3.7/3.4; Anthony Drmic 2.4/2.1; Jeff Elorriaga 2.1/0.7; Igor Hadziomerovic 2.0/1.5.

3-pointers » Team (.391); Jeff Elorriaga 82; Anthony Drmic 75.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » The Broncos sneaked into the bracket for the first time since 2008 after finishing fifth in Mountain West. Get past La Salle and they might have trouble sneaking past Kansas State.

 

La Salle

 

Philadelphia, 21-9.

Nickname » Explorers. Coach » John Giannini.

Conference » Atlantic 10. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 13.

Tournament record » 11-10, 11 years. Last appearance » 1992.

Scoring » Team (72.4); Ramon Galloway 17.0; Tyreek Duren 15.0; Tyrone Garland 12.9; Jerrell Wright 10.3.

Rebounds » Team (31.7); Jerrell Wright 6.9; Steve Zack 6.4; Ramon Galloway 4.6.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.4/11.7); Ramon Galloway 3.8/3.1; Tyreek Duren 3.3/2.0; Sam Mills 2.3/1.2; Tyrone Garland 2.0/1.5.

3-pointers » Team (.371); Ramon Galloway 80; Tyreek Duren 45; Sam Mills 40; D.J. Peterson 30.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Wins over Butler and VCU helped erase a couple of early-season losses to get the Explorers into the bracket.

 

Arizona

 

Tucson, 25-7.

Nickname » Wildcats. Coach » Sean Miller.

Conference » Pac-12. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 6.

Tournament record » 46-28, 29 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2011.

Scoring » Team (73.3); Mark Lyons 14.8; Solomon Hill 13.4; Nick Johnson 11.7.

Rebounds » Team (36.2); Kaleb Tarczewski 6.1; Brandon Ashley 5.3; Solomon Hill 5.3; Kevin Parrom 4.9.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.8/13.1); Nick Johnson 3.2/1.8; Mark Lyons 3.0/2.8; Solomon Hill 2.8/2.3.

3-pointers » Team (.363); Mark Lyons 59; Solomon Hill 51; Kevin Parrom 39; Nick Johnson 38; Grant Jerrett 31.

Last 10 » 5-5.

The skinny » Loads of talent, will need to find defensive consistency to make a run. Watch for Sean Miller’s death stare. One of the best in college hoops.

 

Belmont

 

Nashville, Tenn., 26-6.

Nickname » Bruins. Coach » Rick Byrd.

Conference » Ohio Vally. Bid » OVC champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 11.

Tournament record » 0-5, 5 years. Last NCAA Appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (77.2); Ian Clark 18.17; Kerron Johnson 13.7; Trevor Noack 12.5; J.J. Mann 10.5; Blake Jenkins 9.7.

Rebounds » Team (32.2); Trevor Noack 5.5; Blake Jenkins 4.7; J.J. Mann 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.9/13.5); Kerron Johnson 4.8/3.2; J.J. Mann 2.6/1.6; Ian Clark 2.5/2.7; Reece Chamberlain 2.2/1.3.

3-pointers » Team (.386); Ian Clark 99; J.J. Mann 61; Trevor Noack 38.

Last 10 » 8-2.

The skinny » Bruins have become bracket regulars. They’re still waiting to get past the first round, but may have a shot if Arizona doesn’t guard them on the perimeter.

 

New Mexico

 

Albuquerque, 29-5.

Nickname » Lobos. Coach » Steve Alford.

Conference » Mountain West. Bid » MWC champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 3.

Tournament record » 8-14, 13 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (67.4); Kendall Williams 13.5; Tony Snell 12.6; Alex Kirk 11.9; Cameron Bairstow 9.6.

Rebounds » Team (35.2); Alex Kirk 7.9; Cameron Bairstow 5.9; Hugh Greenwood 5.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (14.6/11.5); Kendall Williams 5.0/2.1; Tony Snell 2.9/2.1; Hugh Greenwood 2.4/1.3.

3-pointers » Team (.354); Tony Snell 63; Kendall Williams 48; Hugh Greenwood 40.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » The tournament champion from the conference with the highest RPI, might have a chance to go deep in the bracket.

 

Harvard

 

Boston, 19-9.

Nickname » Crimson. Coach » Tommy Amaker.

Conference » Ivy League. Bid » Ivy champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 14.

Tournament record » 0-3, 2 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (68.9); Wesley Saunders 16.5; Siyani Chambers 12.9; Laurent Rivard 10.4.

Rebounds » Team (29.4); Steve Moundou-Missi 5.1; Wesley Saunders 4.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.2/13.5); Siyani Chambers 5.7/3.4; Wesley Saunders 3.4/3.1.

3-pointers » Team (.401); Laurent Rivard 74; Christian Webster 53; Siyani Chambers 40.

Last 10 » 7-3.

The skinny » Won third straight Ivy League title, but making second straight NCAA appearance. Keep an eye on Siyani Chambers, the freshman with the cool name and sweet game.

 

Notre Dame

 

South Bend, Ind., 25-9.

Nickname » Fighting Irish. Coach » Mike Brey.

Conference » Big East. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 7.

Tournament record » 31-36, 32 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (70.4); Jerian Grant 13.4; Jack Cooley 13.1; Eric Atkins 11.4; Pat Connaughton 9.0.

Rebounds » Team (36.2); Jack Cooley 10.3; Scott Martin 5.9; Pat Connaughton 4.7.

Assists/turnovers » Team (17.0/11.1); Eric Atkins 5.6/2.1; Jerian Grant 5.6/2.8.

3-pointers » Team (.373); Pat Connaughton 57; Jerian Grant 50; Eric Atkins 48; Cameron Biedscheid 36; Scott Martin 31.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » After great start, Irish labored through Big East schedule. With bullish Jack Cooley roaming around, they’ll be a tough matchup in the tournament.

 

Iowa State

 

Ames, 22-11.

Nickname » Cyclones. Coach » Fred Hoiberg.

Conference » Big 12. Bid » At large.

Region » West. Seed » No. 10.

Tournament record » 13-14, 14 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (79.6); Will Clyburn 15.0; Tyrus McGee 13.2; Georges Niang 12.0; Melvin Ejim 11.2.

Rebounds » Team (38.7); Melvin Eljim 9.3; Will Clyburn 7.1; Georges Niang 4.5.

Assists/turnovers » Team (16.0/13.3); Korie Lucious 5.7/3.3; Chris Babb 2.3/1.0; Will Clyburn 2.1/2.7.

3-pointers » Team (.370); Tyler McGee 90; Chris Babb 62; Korie Lucious 61; Will Clyburn 40; Georges Niang 37.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » Good RPI, strong finish to the season and a comeback win over Oklahoma in Big 12 tournament gets the Cyclones back in the tournament for the second straight season.

 

Ohio State

 

Columbus, 26-7.

Nickname » Buckeyes. Coach » Thad Matta.

Conference » Big Ten. Bid » Big Ten champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 2.

Tournament record » 51-27, 28 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (69.8); Deshaun Thomas 19.6; Aaron Craft 9.9; Lenzelle Smith Jr. 9.6.

Rebounds » Team (35.4); Deshaun Thomas 6.2; Lenzelle Smith Jr. 4.8.

Assists/turnovers » Team (13.5/10.7); Aaron Craft 4.7/1.8; Shannon Scott 3.9/1.3.

3-pointers » Team (.359); Deshaun Thomas 64; Lenzelle Smith Jr. 44.

Last 10 » 9-1.

The skinny » Buckeyes went to Final Four last season. Do-everything guard Aaron Craft could get them there again.

 

Iona

 

New Rochelle, N.Y., 20-13.

Nickname » Gaels. Coach » Tim Cluess.

Conference » Metro Atlantic Athletic. Bid » MAAC champion.

Region » West. Seed » No. 15.

Tournament record » 1-9, 9 years. Last appearance » 2012.

Scoring » Team (80.7); Lamont Jones 23.0; Sean Armand 16.6; David Laury 13.1.

Rebounds » Team (36.0); David Laury 10.4; Taaj Ridley 5.5; Sean Armand 5.1.

Assists/turnovers » Team (15.5/12.2); Lamont Jones 3.5/3.3; Tavon Sledge 3.2/1/8.

3-pointers » Team (.373); Sean Armand 108; Lamont Jones 55; Tre Bowman 32.

Last 10 » 6-4.

The skinny » MAAC champs play fast, shoot 3s and score in bunches. The key for the Gaels will be keeping the other team from scoring — they were 331st in scoring defense.

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