The East isn't the toughest region, but it could be the toughest to predict. Virginia, Villanova, Iowa State and Michigan State populate the top four seeds. Then you've got teams like North Carolina and Cincinnati -- good in their own right -- still fighting it out.
If all the hoopla of March Madness made you miss it, Creighton will be leaving the Missouri Valley for the new Big East next season. So, in steps Loyola of Chicago, the Ramblers getting the invite to the Missouri Valley Conference because of their location and history.