SOUTHERN ILLINOIS I Missouri Valley I 2 I Salukis will rely on "Do-It-All" Darren Brooks, the MVC's reigning player of the year and top defensive player.
LSU I SEC I 4 I Oh, baby: 6'9", 310-pound freshman Glen (Big Baby) Davis and chiseled 6'8" sophomore Brandon Bass give Tigers size and strength down low.
BOSTON COLLEGE I Big East I 4 I Craig Smith, a 6'7", 265-pound junior forward, can be top beast in the East if he ups his 16.9 points, 8.3 boards a game.
GEORGE WASHINGTON I Atlantic 10 I 5 I London-born Pops Mensah-Bonsu was the top of the Pops for GW as the A-10's most improved player last year.
MISSOURI I Big 12 I 2 I Kalen Grimes, a 6'8" forward, and Jason Horton, a 6-foot guard, are headliners from the Tigers' top 10 recruiting class.