Men's Basketball

A look at the NCAA South Regional

1. North Carolina (28-4)

Nickname: Tar Heels | Coach: Roy Williams

Conference: Atlantic Coast | Last 10: 8-2

Top scorers: Tyler Hansbrough 21.4; Ty Lawson 15.9; Wayne Ellington 15.2; Danny Green 13.3

Top rebounders: Hansbrough 8.2; Ed Davis 6.8

16. Radford (21-11)

Nickname: Highlanders | Coach: Brad Greenberg

Conference: x-Big South | Last 10: 9-1

Top scorers: Artsiom Parakhouski 16.3; Kenny Thomas 14.8; Joey Lynch-Flohr 13.7

Top rebounders: Parakhouski 11.2; Lynch-Flohr 5.8

8. LOUISIANA STATE (26-7)

Nickname: Tigers | Coach: Trent Johnson

Conference: Southeastern | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Marcus Thornton 20.7; Tasmin Mitchell 16.3; Bo Spencer 11.6

Top rebounders: Chris Johnson 7.3; Mitchell 7.2

9. Butler (26-5)

Nickname: Bulldogs | Coach: Brad Stevens

Conference: Horizon League | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Matt Howard 14.6; Gordan Hayward 13.2; Shelvin Mack 11.7

Top rebounder: Howard 6.7 | Top assists: Mack 3.5

5. Illinois (24-9)

Nickname: Fighting Illini | Coach: Bruce Weber

Conference: Big Ten | Last 10: 6-4

Top scorers: Demetri McCamey 11.5; Mike Davis 11.2; Mike Tisdale 10.5; Trent Meacham 9.8

Top rebounders: Davis 8.1; Chester Frazier 4.8

12. Western Kentucky (24-8)

Nickname: Hilltoppers | Coach: Ken McDonald

Conference: x-Sun Belt | Last 10: 9-1

Top scorers: A.J. Slaughter 15.8; Orlando Mendez-Valdez 14.0; Steffphon Pettigrew 12.7

Top rebounders: Sergio Kerusch 7.4; Jeremy Evans 5.9

4. Gonzaga (26-5)

Nickname: Bulldogs | Coach: Mark Few

Conference: x-West Coast | Last 10: 9-1

Top scorers: Josh Heytvelt 14.9; Matt Bouldin 13.7; Austin Daye 12.9; Jeremy Pargo 9.8

Top rebounders: Daye 6.9; Heytvelt 6.7

13. Akron (23-12)

Nickname: Zips | Coach: Keith Dambrot

Conference: x-Mid-American | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Brett McKnight 11.4; Nate Linhart 10.1; Chris McKnight 9.2; Anthony Hitchens 8.9

Top rebounders: Linhart 6.2; McKnight 4.8

6. Arizona State (24-9)

Nickname: Sun Devils | Coach: Herb Sendek

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

Top scorers: James Harden 20.8; Jeff Pendergraph 14.5; Rihards Kuksiks 10.0

Top rebounders: Pendergraph 8.4; Harden 5.5

11. Temple (22-11)

Nickname: Owls | Coach: Fran Dunphy

Conference: x-Atlantic 10 | Last 10: 8-2

Top scorers: Dionte Christmas 19.2; Lavoy Allen 10.9; Ryan Brooks 10.7

Top rebounders: Allen 8.9; Christmas 5.8

3. Syracuse (26-9)

Nickname: Orange | Coach: Jim Boeheim

Conference: Big East | Last 10: 7-3

Top scorers: Jonny Flynn 17.5; Eric Devendorf 15.9; Paul Harris 12.6; Andy Rautins 10.5

Top rebounders: Harris 7.9; Arinze Onuakau 7.4

14. Stephen F. Austin (24-7)

Nickname: Lumberjacks | Coach: Danny Kaspar

Conference: x-Southland | Last 10: 9-1

Top scorers: Matt Kingsley 16.2; Josh Alexander 14.5; Eddie Williams 7.6

Top rebounders: Kingsley 7.8; Nick Shaw 6.0

7. Clemson (23-8)

Nickname: Tigers | Coach: Oliver Purnell

Conference: Atlantic Coast | Last 10: 4-6

Top scorers: Trevor Booker 15.3; K.C. Rivers 14.2; Terrence Oglesby 13.5.

Top rebounders: Booker 9.7; Rivers 5.9

10. Michigan (20-13)

Nickname: Wolverines | Coach: John Beilein

Conference: Big Ten | Last 10: 5-5

Top scorers: Manny Harris 16.8; DeShawn Sims 15.7; Laval Lucas-Perry 7.0

Top rebounders: Sims 6.9; Harris 6.9

2. Oklahoma (27-5)

Nickname: Sooners | Coach: Jeff Capel

Conference: Big 12 | Last 10: 6-4

Top scorers: Blake Griffin 21.9; Willie Warren 14.7; Tony Crocker 9.6; Taylor Griffin 9.6

Top rebounders: B. Griffin 14.3; T. Griffin 6.015. Morgan State (23-11)

Nickname: Bears | Coach: Todd Bozeman

Conference: x-Mideastern Athletic | Last 10: 9-1

Top scorers: Reggie Holmes 16.9; Marquise Kately 11.0; Jermaine Bolden 9.2

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