March Madness: West Region

Mar 18, 2024

North Carolina is back as one of the favorites to cut down the nets, led by senior guard RJ Davis and fifth-year forward Armando Bacot.

No. 1 North Carolina

Seth Towns, the 6-foot-9 forward from Howard, is one of the best stories in this tournament.

No. 16 Howard

A shocking rout of Tennessee and a deep run in the SEC Tournament helped solidify Mississippi State's spot in the NCAA Tournament.

No. 8 Mississippi State

Saint Mary's plays slow and defends the daylights out of the opposition, making them a formidable opponent.

No. 5 Saint Mary's

Led by star wing Tyon Grant-Foster, Grand Canyon is a team to watch in the tournament.

No. 12 Grand Canyon

Despite off-court controversy, Nate Oats has the Crimson Tide humming with an impressive offense led by guard Mark Sears.

No. 4 Alabama

Coached by Rick Pitino's son, the Lobos are one of the highest-scoring teams in the country, running opponents out of the gym.

No. 11 New Mexico

Baylor's backcourt quartet of RayJ Dennis, Ja'Kobe Walter, Langston Love, and Jayden Nunn are lethal, making Baylor a strong contender.

No. 3 Baylor