The West bracket appears to be the most wide-open in the field with four conference tournament champions - top seed Michigan State, No. 2 Missouri, No. 4 Louisville, No. 5 New Mexico - right up there at the top.
It doesn't stop there.
The third seed, Marquette, boasted the Big East's best 1-2 punch in forward Jae Crowder and guard Darius Johnson-Odom and is ready to forget a sloppy performance that knocked them out of the conference tournament in one night.