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FILLING THE BRACKETS
BILL TROCCHI
November 22, 2010
In addition to the top 20, SI predicts which teams will round out the field for the NCAA tournament, which now has four play-in games
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November 22, 2010

Filling The Brackets

In addition to the top 20, SI predicts which teams will round out the field for the NCAA tournament, which now has four play-in games

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60 LIPSCOMB / ATLANTIC SUN / 5 / Adnan Hodzic, the nation's top returning scorer (22.7 ppg), can take the Bisons to their first NCAA appearance; they left the NAIA in '01.

61 HARVARD / IVY / 3 / Coach Tommy Amaker has the Crimson poised for its first tournament bid thanks to the potent frontcourt of Kyle Casey and Keith Wright.

62 MORGAN STATE / MEAC / 2 / The Bears have reached the last two NCAAs under coach Todd Bozeman. A third is possible behind bruising forward Kevin Thompson.

63 QUINNIPIAC / NORTHEAST / 3 / The Bobcats can look inside (6'7" Justin Rutty) or outside (point guard James Johnson) while pursuing the school's first NCAA berth.

64 TEXAS STATE / SOUTHLAND / 4 / Kentucky transfer A.J. Stewart adds athleticism to an up-tempo team led by Cameron Johnson (14.6 ppg) and Ryan White (10.6 ppg).

65 AMERICAN / PATRIOT / 5 / An experienced roster coming off a strong second half in 2009--10 welcomes transfers Troy Brewer (Georgia) and Charles Hinkle (Vanderbilt).

66 JACKSON STATE / SWAC / 4 / The Tigers have four starters 6'7" and over, including juco transfer Jenirro Bush, a 6'8", 190-pound guard who could be their best player.

67 MAINE / AMERICA EAST / 4 / A hockey school looking to make its NCAA hoops tourney debut, the defensive-minded Black Bears have nine of their top 10 scorers back.

68 COASTAL CAROLINA / BIG SOUTH / 2 / South Carolina transfers Mike Holmes and Chad Gray will help coach Cliff Ellis direct his fourth school to the tournament.

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