Bracket projection: Kansas State

Defensive-minded Wildcats look to build on a solid regular season

Updated: March 17, 2014, 4:51 PM ET
By Charlie Creme | ESPN Insider

With the loss of program mainstay Rodney McGruder, the Kansas State Wildcats were supposed to take a step back in 2014. However Bruce Weber found under-the-radar freshmen Marcus Foster and Wesley Iwundu to go with a solid group of veteran role players. Can Weber turn that recruiting success into what has been elusive tournament success for the Wildcats?

ESPN Insider has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of Bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams, in order to help you make smart picks in your bracket. Plus, as Lunardi fills out his bracket, he'll give you his prediction on how each team will fare.



Best wins: Gonzaga, George Washington, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Iowa State

Worst losses: Northern Colorado, Charlotte

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