The West region of the 2012 NCAA tournament has many compelling storylines to watch out for as March Madness unfolds.
The Missouri Tigers are trying to prove to the nation that they can win a title playing with a four-guard lineup, running-and-gunning their way through the bracket.
Meanwhile, the Murray State Racers are looking to keep their Cinderella season going as a six seed, playing the Colorado State Rams in their first round game.
The Michigan State Spartans, on the other hand, will be out to prove that they are well deserving of the No.1 seed given to them by the selection committee.
Don't be surprised to see the West region full of intense games, dramatic finishes and nail-biting drama from the opening tip of the first game of tournament.
Here are a few more stoylines to look for.