Bob Knight is the
The alternately brilliant and boorish coach needs just 10 victories to surpass
Dean Smith for the most wins in men's NCAA history (879).
Missouri State's senior guard could become first player to lead the nation in a
statistical category (free throw percentage) for four straight years.
Arizona's march to
The Wildcats should extend their streak of consecutive NCAA tournament
appearances to 23, second alltime behind North Carolina (27).
drought in Lexington
If Kentucky fails to make it to Atlanta, it will mark the longest stretch (nine
years) the school has gone between Final Four appearances.
Baylor win might
The Bears have lost 24 straight to Oklahoma, but with Kelvin Sampson's
departure from Norman, Baylor should have the upper hand.
THIS YEAR'S GEORGE
With Loren Stokes (17.4 ppg) and Antoine Agudio (17.2 ppg) in the backcourt,
the Pride beat George Mason twice last year.
After winning six Big South titles in eight seasons, the Eagles have fast
become the Gonzaga of the South.
Trying to earn a sixth straight NCAA tournament bid, the Salukis have their top
eight scorers returning.