NCAA TOURNAMENT PREVIEW- East Region
3 Players to Watch
- Darington Hobson (New Mexico)- He’s a smooth athlete who can score from anywhere on the floor. Named the Player of the Year in the Mountain West.
- Anthony Johnson (Montana)- Down 20 at half to Weber State in the Big Sky Final, Johnson scored 36 freakin’ points in the 2nd half to lead Montana to the win. He had 42 in the game.
- Juan Fernandez (Temple)- Reminds Temple fans of Pepe Sanchez. AD Bill Bradshaw says that Fernandez is “Pepe Sanchez with a jumpshot.”
1st Round Upset
11. Washington over 6. Marquette
Sweet 16 Projections
1. Kentucky over 5. Temple
3. New Mexico over 2. West Virginia
Elite 8 Projection
1. Kentucky over 3. New Mexico