The University at Albany
The Great Danes represent the America East Conference, of which they are five-time champions, including 3 consecutive titles from 2013-2015. The Great Danes are coached by Will Brown, who is entering his 18th season.
The Big Green are coached by David McLaughlin, play out of Hanover, New Hampshire, and come from the prestigious Ivy League, which is America's top academic conference. They are two-time NCAA Tournament Final Four participants.
University at Buffalo
The Buffalo Bulls play out of the Mid-American Conference, of which they were champions 3 out of the past 4 years. Last year, the Bulls defeated superpower Arizona to reach the NCAA tournament Round of 32.
Stephen F. Austin State University
The Lumberjacks are located in Nacogdoches, in East Texas. Champions of the Southland Conference 4 out of the past 5 years, the 'Jacks have defeated powerhouses VCU and West Virginia in recent NCAA Tournaments.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Panthers will be representing the Horizon League, and are coached by Pat Baldwin. The Panthers have reached the NCAA Tournament four times, going as far as the Sweet 16 in 2005.
San Francisco Dons
University of San Francisco
The San Francisco (California) Dons compete in the West Coast Conference. Basketball Hall of Famer and legend Bill Russell is a San Francisco alum, where he won 2 championships.
Long Island University-Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Blackbirds are defending champions of the Northeast Conference. As a result of that title, the Blackbirds reached their 7th NCAA Tournament, and fourth in the last nine years.
The Marist College
The Red Foxes play out of the town of Poughkeepsie, located in upstate New York. Coached by John Dunne, the Red Foxes represent the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), and are two-time NCAA tournament participants.
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