Syracuse (22-4, 12-3)
Key Players: F Carmello Anthony, F Hakim Warrick
Good Wins: BC, Missouri, Pitt, Notre Dame (twice), Michigan State
Good Losses: Memphis, Pitt, UConn
Bad Losses: Rutgers
Syracuse is the best team in the Big East and Anthony is one of the best players in the nation. If it wins the Big East Tourney a No. 1 seed could be in store.
Pitt (22-4. 12-3)
Key Players: G Brandin Knight, G Julius Page
Good Wins: UConn, Notre Dame, Syracuse
Good Losses: Georgia, Syracuse, Notre Dame
Bad Losses: Seton Hall
Pitt is a good team that could make a run. A No. 2 seed is not out of the question.
Notre Dame (22-8, 12-3)
Key Players: F Matt Carroll, G Chris Thomas
Good Wins: Marquette, Maryland, Texas, Pitt
Good Losses: UConn, Syracuse (twice), Creighton, Pitt, Kentucky
Bad Losses: Rutgers, Seton Hall
Notre Dame has struggled as of late but it has beaten a number of quality teams. The Irish could be a team no one wants to see in their bracket.
UConn (19-8, 10-6)
Key Players: C Emeka Okafor, G Ben Gordon
Good Wins: Notre Dame, Syracuse
Good Losses: Oklahoma, Pitt
Bad Losses: Miami, Va Tech, Providence, Villanova
The Huskies have been up and down all season, but have the ingredients to do some damage in the tourney.
Boston College (17-10, 10-6)
Key Players: G Troy Bell, G Ryan Sydney
Good Wins: UConn
Good Losses: UConn, Syracuse, Notre Dame
Bad Losses: Holy Cross, Kent State, Northeastern, Providence, Villanova, Rutgers
A number of bad losses may doom the Eagles despite a great showing late in the year.
Seton Hall (16-11, 10-6)
Key Players: G Andre Barrett, F John Allen
Good Wins: Pitt, Notre Dame
Good Losses: Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Louisville, Texas
Bad Losses: Providence, Manhattan, St. Johns, DePaul, Ohio State
Like BC, bad losses could ruin the Pirates chances. A good RPI could help though.
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