TOUGHEST PLACE TOPLAY
"When their team goes on a run, it gets so loud, the floor startsshaking." ... "The Orange Krush section messes with your head."
Jeff Horner, IOWA ... 27%
"When he's on, he can shoot it from anywhere on the court."
Marco Killingsworth, INDIANA ...45%
"He's so wide and he takes up so much damn space, it feels like he's evenstronger than he already is."
Dee Brown, ILLINOIS ... 55%
"A little guy with a big, big mouth." ... "He does funtrash-talking, getting in your ear the whole game."
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Paul Davis, MICHIGAN STATE ...36%
"He's supposedly been heading to the NBA draft since he was a freshman[he's now a senior], but he hasn't shown me that much." ... "The mediaoverhypes him. Any little thing he does, it's like, Oh, he got them to theFinal Four!"
Graham Brown, MICHIGAN ...27%
"He throws his elbows all over the place, and it's not funny." ..."He does ridiculous things to try to get inside your head."
TEAM WITH THEMOST RESPECT FOR ITS COACH
Michigan State ...45%
"You can just tell by the way they respond to [Tom Izzo's] criticism andnever talk back." ... "They have a bond with Izzo. He's not only acoach but also a father figure to those guys."
OPPOSING COACHYOU'D LEAST LIKE TO PLAY FOR (TIE)
Bill Carmody, NORTHWESTERN ... 27%
"I can't stand the Princeton offense."
Mike Davis,INDIANA ... 27%
"I don't like his personality--the way he cries on the sideline." ..."I don't think [Indiana's] guards have much freedom to do what they cando."
OPPOSING COACHYOU'D MOST LIKE TO PLAY FOR
Tom Izzo, MICHIGAN STATE ...36%
"He rides you, but tells you good things too." ... "I see him atcamps a lot, and he'll talk to you about life and basketball."
Paul Davis, MICHIGAN STATE ...27%
"You see that sour face when he doesn't get a call or something doesn't gothe way he wants it to." ... "Even when he scores, he whines."
Dee Brown, ILLINOIS ...55%
"He's the quickest player in the league, and he moves his feet well. Theonly thing that hampers him is his [lack of] size." ... "He gets intopassing lanes and constantly disrupts things."
Brent Petway, MICHIGAN ...73%
"It's pretty much all he does. His warmups are like a dunkfest." ..."He's a human highlight film. I've never seen anyone like him." ..."They call [the Atlanta native] Air Georgia; it speaks for itself."
Petway's 42-inch vertical leap enables him to rise above thecrowd.