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Preview: No. 7 Wichita State vs. No. 2 Kansas

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Wichita St. is getting the game it has been waiting for.  Today, the Shockers will get their chance at Bill Self and the Jayhawks.  The two schools have not met since 1993 due to Kansas disagreeing to scheduling a game.  Kansas owns the all time series 12-2 and Kansas has won the last five meetings handedly.  Wichita’s last win came back in 1981.  The schools have not played a game that has been within 20 points since 1989.  The Jayhawks won the last meeting 103-54.  There’s no way on this earth this one gets that out of hand.

This match-up has some calling it the biggest basketball game in the history of the state.  Last year, the Shockers played in the best third-round game in the tournament.  We may be saying the same deal this year.

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Instant Analysis: No. 7 Wichita State seals it at the line

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This might be the craziest March Madness tournament to date with most of the games going down to the wire, and this game didn’t disappoint,  Indiana’s starting forward, Collin Hartman, picked up two quick fouls and had to sit most of the first half, but it didn’t keep Indiana from taking a 39-36 lead at the half. In this high tempo game there were seven lead changes, but with 10:24 left in the second half Wichita St. took the lead, and held it for the rest of the game.

We finally get to see the Wichita St. versus Kansas match-up we have all been waiting for.

The question for Indiana is how long will Tom Crean be their coach?

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BGOC: Northern Iowa at Wichita State

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There are so many great games happening this weekend, why wait until Saturday to start talking about them? And this Missouri Valley showdown is one that’s so big, ESPN is sending its College GameDay crew there.

Northern Iowa and Wichita State are two tournament teams on a collision course for the regular season finale with first place in the MVC on the line. The highly-touted rematch will tip-off at 1 p.m. CT Saturday at the Charles Koch Arena in Wichita and will be televised on ESPN.

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