MARQUETTE I Conference USA I 3 I Point guard Travis Diener (18.8 points a game) and forward Steve Novak (43.0% from the arc) are deadly on perimeter.
VERMONT I America East I 4 I Stellar seniors Taylor Coppenrath (twice conference player of the year) and T.J. Sorrentine are ready for third straight NCAA trip.
CALIFORNIA I Pac-10 I 4 I Play of guard Richard Midgley and swingman Marquise Kately allows Cal to bear up without forward Leon Powe (knee surgery).
OKLAHOMA I Big 12 I 3 I Cat-quick 5'7" guard Drew Lavender gets inside help from 6'8" forward Kevin Bookout, back in the pink after shoulder surgery.
IOWA I Big Ten I 3 I Penetrating junior Pierre Pierce is joined in the Hawkeyes' backcourt by Iowa State transfer Adam Haluska, a deadeye shooter.