Away from home: 7-4.
In last 10 games: 8-2.
Impressive victories: Dec. 4, home vs. Gonzaga, 99-95; Jan. 14, at UCLA, 69-65; Feb. 11, home vs. UCLA, 70-67.
Disturbing losses: Jan. 7, home vs. Washington State, 78-71; Feb. 4, at Washington State, 77-64; Mar. 9, at Los Angeles vs. Oregon, 84-73.
Top players: Sr., Brandon Roy, G, 19.9 ppg., 5.7 rpg.; Sr., Jamaal Williams, F, 13.4 ppg., 4.7 rpg.
Scouting report: The high-scoring Huskies had been the hottest Pac-10 team until stumbling against Oregon in the conference tournament, but they still possess the firepower for a deep tournament run behind the dynamic Roy.
Little-known fact: Washington is making its third consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, a feat it accomplished only once previously (1984-86).
No. 6 Michigan State
Location: East Lansing.
Conference: Big Ten.
Against tournament field: 8-8.
Away from home: 10-9.
In last 10 games: 4-6.
Impressive victories: Nov. 23, at Maui vs. Arizona, 74-71 (OT); Dec. 6, at New York vs. Boston College, 77-70.