NCAA spoilers: This year's possible tournament upsets

Ncaa Tournament

March 14, 2002

South Regional

Kent State has won 17 straight coming into the NCAA tournament, and a senior class led by guard Trevor Huffman has played in the tournament twice, including a victory last year over Indiana.

East Regional

Valparaiso's march to the Sweet 16 four years ago helped bring in this year's group of seniors, and Lubos Barton has picked up where Bryce Drew left off, being named the Mid-Continent's top player the past two years.

Midwest Regional

Western Kentucky started the season by beating Kentucky and have won their past 18 straight behind 7-foot-1 Chris Marcus, a future NBA lottery pick.

West Regional

Hawaii has beat Georgia, Wisconsin and Western Athletic Conference rival Tulsa and won the WAC tournament; now Riley Wallace's heavily European team will take on the world.

-- Don Markus

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