Posted On: 10/16/15 3:00 PM

THE TEAMS

Cedar Falls (15-8): In just about any other conference across the state, the Tigers would be considered the favorite. In the loaded Valley Division, they're the 4th best team. Led by senior Tra'Von Fagan (14.5 points, 6.8 rebounds) and a pair of standout sophomores, point guard A.J. Green and forward TreyShawn LaBeaux, Cedar Falls is ripe with talent. There's another influx of young talent on the way, with freshmen Jackson Frericks and Logan Wolf possibly contributing this season. The Tigers will score in bunches with a number of weapons, and will certainly be a threat to make it to Des Moines come March.

Cedar Rapids Jefferson (1-21): Once one of the top teams in the MVC year-in, year-out, the J-Hawks have fallen on some tough times of late. With leading scorer Adam Van Oort (10.3) back, they should improve on the one win they posted last season, but in this division, they're still likely at the bottom. Valentino Green (3.8), Kane Kramer (4.0), Royshawn Webb (3.4) and Brock Hunt (2.9) all saw valuable time last year that should help this season.

Cedar Rapids Kennedy (18-6): The top four scorers are gone for the Cougars, but they've proven time and

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