Coach Bruce Weber and pouty PF Mike Davis are on the same page again, so the Illini and its strong D will book a trip back to the tournament.
26 MINNESOTA / BIG TEN / 4 /
Highly regarded Minneapolis native freshmen Royce White and Rodney Williams make the Gophers the Big Ten's deepest team.
27 WAKE FOREST / ACC / 3 /
Senior Ish Smith retakes the reins at PG after Jeff Teague's early departure, and big man Al-Farouq Aminu is poised to break out.
28 OKLAHOMA STATE / BIG 12 / 3 /
The Cowboys love to shoot the three (third in the nation from beyond the arc)—especially junior G James Anderson (18.2 ppg).
29 VANDERBILT / SEC / 5 / G
John Jenkins, the nation's leading high school scorer last season (42.3 ppg), gives a veteran squad the outside shooting punch it needs.
30 CLEMSON / ACC / 2 /