MONMOUTH I Northeast I 3 I Hawks confident that broken left leg Blake Hamilton suffered in June won't slow last year's top scorer (16.3 points a game).
MURRAY STATE I Ohio Valley I 1 I Duo of transfer guards Keith Jenifer ( Virginia) and Trey Pearson ( Ole Miss) is ready to rev up Racers' go-go attack.
BUCKNELL I Patriot I 5 I Sharpshooting 6'2" guard Kevin Bettencourt keeps defenses off 6'11" soph Chris McNaughton, a 22-year-old from Germany.
SAM HOUSTON STATE I Southland I 4 I Sultan of swats Eddy Fobbs (a school-record 199 blocks in three years) is back after missing last season with torn ACL.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE I Sun Belt I 4 I Top scorer Mike Dean (16.2 points a game) reunites with a former Georgia teammate, 6'9" transfer Steve Thomas.