16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion)
Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start.
8 Memphis (23-9, at-large) vs.
9 George Washington (24-8, at-large)
Memphis has been inconsistent this season and now faces a George Washington team that has won five of its last seven games.
5 Cincinnati (27-6, at-large) vs.
Cincinnati's high-scoring Justin Jackson complements Kilpatrick on a team that also plays tough defense. Harvard is making its third straight trip to the tournament.
13 Delaware (25-9, CAA champion)
Gary Harris stars at both ends of the court for Michigan State. Delaware made the tournament with a come-from-behind win in its conference tournament.
6 North Carolina (23-9, at-large) vs.
The unpredictable Tar Heels have impressive wins — and surprising losses — on their record. The Friars' conference title was just plain surprising.
14 N. Carolina Central (28-5, MEAC champion)
7 Connecticut (26-8, at-large) vs.
10 St. Joseph's (24-9, Atlantic 10 champion)