BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN I Big South I 3 I Iceland native Jakob Sigurdarson has the hottest hand on a team that led the nation in three-point shooting (43%).
OLD DOMINION I Colonial I 4 I Aussie big men Alex Loughton, a 6'9" junior, and 7'3" freshman Sam Harris will have Monarchs ruling down under the basket.
NIAGARA I Metro Atlantic I 3 I Purple Eagles, with MAAC's top big man (Juan Mendez) and point guard (Alvin Cruz), are ready for first Big Dance since 1970.
ORAL ROBERTS I Mid-Continent I 4 I Soph duo of 6'7" Caleb Green and 6'1" Ken (King) Tutt--the nation's top three-point artist--lead inside-out attack.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE I Mid-Eastern I 5 I Do-it-all forward Thurman Zimmerman led the MEAC on the boards (8.4 a game) and was ninth in assists (2.8).