SUMMARY: Purdue comes in having one of the best seasons of any team in the country to date. Senior guard Kenneth Lowe leads the Boilermakers, averaging 17.8 PPG. Purdue has been solid in every aspect of the game, and have been getting it done with defense, allowing just 58 PPG.
Oklahoma has had similar success. Freshman point guard Andrew Lavender has done a tremendous job quarterbacking this team, with an assist to turnover ratio of 2.11/1. His backcourt counterpart, Jason Detrick, has been just as good, averaging 16.7 PPG, and shooting 54% from the field.