Teams in KU’s pod

08/25/2013 9:02 AM

08/06/2014 12:22 AM

Western Kentucky

Seed: 16

Location: Bowling Green, Ky.

Record, RPI: 20-15, 149

Best player: T.J. Price (15.3 points, 4.4 rebounds) is a 6-4 wide body who shoots a lot (40 percent) for his points.

How far can they go: Straight to the College Basketball Experience before heading back to Bowling Green.

North Carolina

Seed: 8

Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.

Record, RPI: 24-10, 17

Best player: James Michael McAdoo is the Heels’ top scorer (14.4) and rebounder (7.4) and worst foul shooter (57.3).

How far can they go: Roy Williams return to (near) Kansas. He’s 0-2 vs. Bill Self in the tournament. Get past Nova and it’s likely 0-3.

Villanova

Seed: 9

Location: Philadelphia

Record, RPI: 20-13, 52

Best player: 6-7 sophomore JayVaughn Pinkston, at 260 pounds, will be tough for UNC to handle.

How far can they go: Wins over Louisville, Syracuse and Georgetown; losses to Seton Hall and Providence (twice). Which Cats make it to KC?

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