Finally, The Four

March 29, 1993

East: North Carolina

Record: 32-4

Conference: Atlantic Coast

Coach: Dean Smith

Key players: C Eric Montross, F George Lynch

Road to Final Four:

1.East Carolina, 85-65

2.Rhode Island, 112-67

3.Arkansas, 80-74

4.Cincinnati, 75-68 OT

Last Final Four appearance: 1991 (lost in semifinals)

National titles: 1957, 1982

Midwest: Kansas

Record: 29-6

Conference: Big Eight

Coach: Roy Williams

Key players: G Rex Walters, G Adonis Jordan

Road to Final Four:

1.Ball State, 94-72

2.Brigham Young, 90-76

3.California, 93-76

4.Indiana, 83-77

Last Final Four appearance: 1991 (lost in final)

National titles: 1952, 1988

West: Michigan

Record: 30-4

Conference: Big Ten

Coach: Steve Fisher

Key players: F Chris Webber, G Jalen Rose

Road to Final Four:

1.Coastal Carolina 84-53

2.UCLA, 86-84 OT

3.George Washington, 72-64

4.Temple, 77-72

Last Final Four appearance: 1992 (lost in final)

National titles: 1989

Southeast: Kentucky

Record: 30-3

Conference: Southeastern

Coach: Rick Pitino

Key player: F Jamal Mashburn

Road to Final Four:

1.Rider, 96-52

2.Utah, 83-62

3.Wake Forest, 103-69

4.Florida State, 106-81

Last Final Four appearance: 1984 (lost in semifinals)

National titles (5): 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978

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