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Conference preview: Best of the Rest

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__Atlantic 10 Conference

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Predicted champion: Charlotte

Predicted player of the year: Corey Nagy, Charlotte

Predicted freshman of the year: Paul Ferrier, Charlotte

NCAA Regional bound: Charlotte

__Atlantic Sun Conference

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Predicted champion: East Tennessee State

Predicted player of the year: Rhys Enoch, East Tennessee State

Predicted freshman of the year: Mitch Gray, Campbell

NCAA Regional bound: East Tennessee State, North Florida

__Big East Conference

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Predicted champion: Marquette

Predicted player of the year: Mike Van Sickle, Marquette

Predicted freshman of the year: Chris Walker, Notre Dame

NCAA Regional bound: Marquette, Notre Dame, Louisville

__Big West Conference

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Predicted champion: UC Irvine

Predicted player of the year: John Chin, UC Irvine

Predicted freshman of the year: Michael Im, UC Irvine

NCAA Regional bound: UC Irvine, UC Davis

__Mid-American Conference

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Predicted champion: Kent State

Predicted player of the year: John Hahn, Kent State

Predicted freshman of the year: Matt Fuller, Toledo

NCAA Regional bound: Kent State, Eastern Michigan

__Southern Conference

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Predicted champion: Chattanooga

Predicted player of the year: Jonathan Hodge, Chattanooga

Predicted freshman of the year: Sean Brannan, Georgia Southern

NCAA Regional bound: Chattanooga, College of Charleston, Georgia Southern

__Sun Belt Conference

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Predicted champion: Middle Tennessee State

Predicted player of the year: Brent Long, Western Kentucky

Predicted freshman of the year: Troy Anderson, Denver

NCAA Regional bound: Middle Tennessee State, Denver, Western Kentucky

__West Coast Conference

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Predicted champion: Pepperdine

Predicted player of the year: Andrew Putnam, Pepperdine

Predicted freshman of the year: Alex Ching, San Diego

NCAA Regional bound: Pepperdine, San Diego, Loyola Marymount, St. Mary's (Calif.)

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____Western Athletic Conference

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Predicted champion: Fresno State

Predicted player of the year: Grant Doverspike, Fresno State

Predicted freshman of the year: Gaston De La Torre, New Mexico State

NCAA Regional bound: Fresno State, New Mexico State

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Big East Conference

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Predicted champion: Notre Dame

Predicted player of the year: Cindy LaCrosse, Louisville

Predicted freshman of the year: Becka Huffer, Notre Dame

NCAA Regional bound: Notre Dame, Louisvilleâ¿¿

__Big West Conference

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Predicted champion: UC Irvine

Predicted player of the year: Lee Lopez, Long Beach State

Predicted freshman of the year: Lee Lopez, Long Beach State

NCAA Regional bound: UC Irvine, Long Beach State, UC Davis

__Mid-American Conference

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Predicted champion: Kent State

Predicted player of the year: Kirby Dreher, Kent State

Predicted freshman of the year: Kristen Hill, Akron

NCAA Regional bound: Kent State____

__Southern Conference

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Predicted champion: Furman

Predicted player of the year: Blair Lamb, Furman

Predicted freshman of the year: Maria Salinas, Chattanooga

NCAA Regional bound: Furman, Chattanoooga

__Sun Belt Conference

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Predicted champion: Denver__

Predicted player of the year: Stephanie Sherlock, Denver

Predicted freshman of the year:__ Karisa Akin, Middle Tennessee State__

NCAA Regional bound:__ Denver

__West Coast Conference

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Predicted champion: Pepperdine

Predicted player of the year: Taylore Karle, Pepperdine

Predicted freshman of the year: Lisa McCloskey, Pepperdine

NCAA Regional bound: Pepperdine

__Western Athletic Conference

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Predicted champion: San Jose State

Predicted player of the year: Erica Moston, San Jose State

Predicted freshman of the year: Jamie Yam, Nevada

NCAA Regional bound: San Jose State, Fresno State, New Mexico State

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