East Region 1Kentucky Wildcats Record: 32-2.
How they got here: Won Southeastern tournament.
Key players: G John Wall (6-4 fr.), 17.0 ppg, 6.2 apg; C DeMarcus Cousins (6-10 fr.), 15.9 ppg.
Noteworthy: Kentucky has the most talented freshman class since Michigan's Fab Five. Kentucky knows it's talented, and it often lacks a killer instinct.
8Texas Longhorns Record: 24-9.
How they got here: At-large bid.
Key players: G-F Damion James (6-7 sr.), 17.7 ppg, 10.2 rpg; C Dexter Pittman (6-10 sr.), 10.3 ppg, 5.8 rpg; G Avery Bradley (6-2 fr.), 11.7 ppg.
Noteworthy: Texas became the fifth team in the history of the AP rankings to reach a No. 1...