BELLMORE JFK COUGARS
Last season: 10-10
Coach: Rory Block
Christian Palazzotto G 5-5 Jr.; Jordan Pitti F 6-0 Sr.; Zach Rosenfeld F 6-0 Sr.; Marco Travaglione C/F 6-2 Sr.; Brandon Wexler C 6-3 Sr.
ABOUT THE COUGARS: Returns Travaglione, a four-year player, who averaged 14.5 points and 10.5 rebounds a game, along with four three-year players.
Last season: 0-17
Coach: Steven Savino
Nick Bell G 6-1 Sr.; James Cosgrove F 6-4 Soph.; Matt Cosgrove F 6-3 Sr.; Garrett Scavelli G 6-1 Jr.; Chris Toscano G 6-2 Soph.
ABOUT THE SEAHAWKS: Relies on a strong backcourt in hopes for a turnaround.
Last season: 15-7
Coach: George Holub
Jaiyetoro Gordon-Younge F 6-3 Sr.; Qai Kellman G 6-0 Sr.; Jordan Lawson G 6-2 Jr.; Gus Louis G 6-2 Jr.; Jevon Santos G 5-10 Jr.
ABOUT THE SPARTANS: Santos lone returning starter, who averaged eight points a game reaching the Nassau A semifinals.
GREAT NECK NORTH BLAZERS
Last season: 10-10
Coach: Pete Linderman
Kyle Kamali G 6-0 Sr.; Sean McAward C 6-6 Sr.; Giacobbe Nouriely F 6-1 Sr.; Moshe Payami F 6-2 Sr.; Matt Yazdan G 5-8 Sr.
ABOUT THE BLAZERS: Balanced scoring, which returns nine players from last season, with a focus on team defense.
Last season: 9-10
Coach: Walter Bachman
Aaron Jaffe G 6-0 Sr.; Benjamin Weinberg F 6-1 Sr.; Brandon Weiss G 5-10 Jr.; Yaewon You G 6-0 Soph.
ABOUT THE JAYHAWKS: Led by Weiss, who averaged 16.5 points per game.
Last season: 10-11
Coach: George Bruns
Joe LoCurto F 6-0 Sr.; John Mastando 6-1 Sr.; Louis Perfetto G 6-0 Sr.; Tom Santella F 6-2 Sr.; Chris Themelis G 6-0 Sr.
ABOUT THE INDIANS: Return all five starters with a balanced offense looking to make a postseason run.
NEW HYDE PARK GLADIATORS
Last season: 8-11
Coach: Patrick Eustache
Abidin Dauti F 6-4 Jr.; Kevin Langan G 6-0 Sr.; Nicholas Levkulic G 5-10 Jr.; Luke Orbon G 5-11 Soph.; Michael Smith F 6-5 Sr.
ABOUT THE GLADIATORS: Returns Smith and Langan, who averaged eight points and seven rebounds and 10 points and three assists per game, respectively.
Last season: 19-3
Coach: Jay Allen
Spardley Jean-Baptiste F 6-3 Sr.; Preston Harts F 6-4 Jr.; Joseph Hicks G 5-10 Sr.; Adam Rodriguez G 5-11 Sr.; Chuk Uchendu F 6-0 Jr.
ABOUT THE INDIANS: Graduated nine seniors, balanced scoring this season, focus on scoring in the paint.