Jon Teitel: Why did you choose to go to Akron?
(1) Alabama (25-12, 12-4 SEC)
Next up in the short series of looking ahead to next season is the Southwest region, where things essentially went haywire the first weekend. Advancing to San Antonio was the top seed Kansas and seeds 10 through 12, and when the dust settled VCU won the region. A number of teams have some important personnel issues to address, but the Jayhawks won't be the lone team expected to contend for their league title out of this region in 2011-12.
Senior small forward Brett McKnight
(1) Kansas vs. (16) Boston University