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Conference: Big 12. Bid: At large.

Region: West. Seed: No. 11.

Tournament Record: 22-23, 23 years. Last appearance: 2010.

Scoring: Team (81.4); Marcus Denmon 17.1; Laurence Bowers 11.6; Ricardo Ratliffe 10.5; Kim English 10.2; Michael Dixon 10.2.

Rebounds: Team (35.2); Ricardo Ratliffe 6.1; Laurence Bowers 6.1.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.5/12.8); Phil Pressey 3.9/2.2; Michael Dixon 3.6/1.8; Kim English 2.0/2.0.

3-pointers: Team (.368); Marcus Denmon 80; Kim English 52; Michael Dixon 37.

Last Ten: 5-5.

The Skinny: The Tigers have only one senior in Justin Safford, and point guard Phil Pressey is just a freshman, but the “40 minutes of hell” style of Missouri means experience and guard play take a backseat to athleticism. And the Tigers have that in spades.

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Connecticut

Storrs, 26-9.

Nickname: Huskies. Coach: Jim Calhoun.

Conference: Big East. Bid: Big East champion.

Region: West. Seed: No. 3.

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