Fine floor club, well-drilled defensively and deliberate on offense. Hampered by midseason injuries. Could still take ACC title.
Superb rebounders despite only fair height. Well-poised first five but weak bench. Green most improved first-rank player anywhere.
Still to be reckoned with in ACC and tournament play. Brennan top scorer in league. Kearns fine playmaker. Poised, smart, deep.
N. CAROLINA ST.
Four talented veterans and one sophomore have surprised ACC favorites. Evenly balanced scoring punch, only fair bench, height.
Despite weak spots in schedule rates NCAA bid on high scoring and rebounding led by Hawkins. Only fair over-all height, bench.
Excellent floor and free-throw shooting, near best in nation, plus typical Iba ball control and tight defense. Reserves green.
Iron-man, all-junior first five led by the brilliant Austin. Medium height, only fair shooters, great speed but little in reserve.
Nation's best defensively in ball-control league. Well-balanced scoring, Farmer fine on defense. Seasoned, deep, just fair shooters.
Among the top five in rebounds, which explains success of great fast break. When high-scoring Baylor is hot can match best anywhere.
Possibly best-coached team on list. Power at every position but center. Strong zone defense. Rodgers nation's best playmaker.