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2018 Schedule
24-11, 4th in Big 12
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12hAndrea Adelson

Everything you need to know for Thursday's Sweet 16 games

Michigan and Gonzaga, two of the hottest teams in the nation, are on a collision course in the West Region. In the South Region, will Kentucky's smooth path to the Final Four be derailed?

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14hJeff Borzello

Know what will happen in the Sweet 16 before it even happens

What happened in the first two rounds? It was crazy, but we're moving on because the Sweet 16 has arrived. The blue bloods are here, but so are the wild cards, including two(!) 11-seeds. Enjoy the games, but here's what's going to happen this weekend.

Weber optimistic KSU leading scorer plays in Sweet 16 (0:41)
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1dAlex Scarborough

K-State's Wade (foot) eyes return in Sweet 16

Kansas State is hoping that Dean Wade, who has missed three games with a stress fracture, can contribute off the bench in the NCAA tournament regional semifinal against Kentucky.

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2dJay Bilas

Bilas: This Sweet 16 is neither unprecedented nor revolutionary

OK, let's get a few things straight: A revolution is not happening in college basketball. Nor is what is happening in this NCAA tournament unprecedented. We've had crazier tournaments. What isn't crazy is The Bilastrator's order of the 16 remaining teams.

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3dEdward Aschoff

Need a new team to root for? We got you

So your bracket is busted, your original champion is already out of the tournament and you need someone new to follow. We've done the research for you already. All you have to do now is pick the team that best fits your style.

Examining Kentucky's road to the Sweet 16 (2:59)
No. 5 seed Kentucky playing best ball in March (1:35)
Sneed rises up for big putback dunk (0:25)
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4dMyron Medcalf

K-State knocks Cinderella UMBC out of tourney

The magical ride of the UMBC men's basketball team ended Sunday night when the Retrievers suffered a 50-43 loss to Kansas State in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

How can UMBC back up big win? (1:03)
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5dDavid Hale

KSU's Wade (foot) could miss game vs. UMBC

KSU's leading scorer Dean Wade hasn't officially been ruled out, but even if he sees time Sunday vs. UMBC, Wade would likely not see much action, coach Bruce Weber said on Saturday.

Kansas State can advance in the NCAA Tournament (0:25)
An offbeat NCAA tourney primer (0:58)
Kansas runs away from Kansas State (0:32)
Kansas' Mykhailiuk drills 3-pointer (0:26)

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.6242nd
Rebounds Per Game30.8339th
Assists Per Game14.0Tied-146th
Points Allowed66.946th

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record34-33
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances29