Men's Basketball

A look at the NCAA West Regional

1. Connecticut (27-4)

Nickname: Huskies | Coach: Jim Calhoun

Conference: Big East | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: A.J. Price 14.0; Hasheem Thabeet 13.7; Jeff Adrien 13.6

Top rebounders: Thabeet 10.9; Adrien 10.0

16. Chattanooga (18-16)

Nickname: Mocs | Coach: John Shulman

Conference: x-Southern | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Stephen McDowell 18.6; Nicchaeus Doaks 13.9; Kevin Goffney 13.3

Top rebounders: Doaks 8.7; Khalil Hartwell 7.1

8. BYU (25-7)

Nickname: Cougars | Coach: Dave Rose

Conference: Mountain West | Last 10: 8-2

Top scorers: Lee Cummard 16.8; Jimmer Fredette 16.2; Jonathan Tavernari 15.9

Top rebounders: Tavernari 7.3; Cummard 6.3

9. Texas A&M (23-9)

Nickname: Aggies | Coach: Mark Turgeon

Conference: Big 12 | Last 10: 6-4

Top scorers: Josh Carter 14.1; Donald Sloan 11.7; Bryan Davis 10.4; Chinemelu Elonu 10.1

Top rebounders: Elonu 7.4; Davis 6.4; Carter 4.5

5. Purdue (25-9)

Nickname: Boliermakers | Coach: Matt Painter

Conference: x-Big Ten | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: E'Twaun Moore 13.8; JaJuan Johnson 13.1; Robbie Hummel 12.8

Top rebounders: Hummel 6.8; Johnson 5.7

12. Northern Iowa (23-10)

Nickname: Panthers | Coach: Ben Jacobson

Conference: x-Missouri Valley | Last 10: 6-4

Top scorers: Adam Koch 12.3; Kwadzo Ahelegbe 11.8; Jordan Eglseder 10.1; Ali Farokhmanesh 9.6

Top rebounders: Eglseder 6.5; Lucas O'Rear 5.4

4. Washington (25-8)

Nickname: Huskies | Coach: Lorenzo Romar

Conference: Pacific-10 | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Isaiah Thomas 15.4; Justin Dentmon 15.0; Jon Brockman 14.9; Quincy Pondexter 11.5

Top rebounders: Brockman 11.2; Pondexter 5.7

13. Mississippi State (23-12)

Nickname: Bulldogs | Coach: Rick Stansbury

Conference: x-Southeastern | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Jarvis Varnado 13.1; Barry Stewart 12.3; Ravern Johnson 12.2; Dee Bost 11.1

Top rebounders: Varnado 9.0; Phil Turner 5.4

6. Marquette (24-9)

Nickname: Golden Eagles | Coach: Buzz Williams

Conference: Big East | Last 10: 4-6

Top scorers: Jerel McNeal 19.7; Wesley Matthews 18.4; Lazar Hayward 16.1

Top rebounders: Hayward 8.6; Matthews 5.6

11. Utah State (30-4)

Nickname: Aggies | Coach: Stew Morrill

Conference: x-Western Athletic | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Gary Wilkinson 17.1; Jared Quayle 12.9; Tai Wesley 11.9; Tyler Newbold 9.1.

Top rebounders: Wilkinson 6.9; Wesley 6.1

3. Missouri (28-6)

Nickname: Tigers | Coach: Mike Anderson

Conference: x-Big 12 | Last 10: 8-2

Top scorers: DeMarre Carroll 16.8; Leo Lyons 14.2; Matt Lawrence 9.0

Top rebounders: Carroll 7.3; Lyons 6.0

14. Cornell (21-9)

Nickname: Big Red | Coach: Steve Donahue

Conference: x-Ivy League | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Ryan Wittman 18.5; Louis Dale 13.5; Jeff Foote 11.8; Geoff Reeves 9.1

Top rebounders: Foote 7.1; Alex Tyler 4.6

7. California (22-10)

Nickname: Golden Bears | Coach: Mike Montgomery

Conference: Pacific-10 | Last 10: 6-4

Top scorers: Jerome Randle 18.4; Patrick Christopher 14.6; Theo Robertson 12.8; Jamal Boykin 9.6

Top rebounders: Boykin 6.4; Jordan Wilkes 4.0

10. Maryland (20-13)

Nickname: Terrapins | Coach: Gary Williams

Conference: Atlantic Coast | Last 10: 5-5

Top scorers: Greivis Vasquez 17.2; Landon Milbourne 11.6; Eric Hayes 10.2

Top rebounder/assists: Vasquez 5.5/5.1

2. Memphis (31-3)

Nickname: Tigers | Coach: John Calipari

Conference: x-Conference USA | Last 10: 10-0

Top scorers: Tyreke Evans 16.6; Robert Dozier 12.8; Shawn Taggart 10.4; Antonio Anderson 10.2

Top rebounders: Taggart 7.5; Dozier 7.2; Evans 5.5

15. Cal State Northridge (17-13)

Nickname: Matadors | Coach: Bobby Braswell

Conference: x-Big West | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Tremaine Townsend 10.9; Rob Haynes 9.4

Top rebounders: Townsend 8.4; Willie Galick 5.4

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