- Associated Press - Saturday, March 18, 2017

No. 10 seed Wichita State (31-4) vs. No. 2 Kentucky (30-5)

Second Round, South region; Indianapolis; 2:40 p.m. ET.

BOTTOM LINE: It’s a flashback to 2014 , when 35-0 Wichita State lost to Kentucky 78-76 in the second round. The Shockers have won 16 in a row heading into the rematch.

NOTHING BUT W: The Shockers’ 16-game winning streak and the Wildcats’ 12-game streak are the longest left in the tournament.

BIG GAME: Freshman Bam Adebayo had 15 points and 18 rebounds in an opening win over Northern Kentucky, the third-highest rebound total by a Wildcat in NCAA Tournament history.

DID YOU KNOW: It’s only the second time in NCAA Tournament history that a pair of 30-win teams has played in the second round. In 2008, No. 2 Tennessee (30-4) beat No. 7 Butler (30-3) in overtime 76-71.


For more AP college basketball coverage: https://collegebasketball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide