Bracket projection: Kansas State
The Wildcats' grind-it-out style makes them a tough out
You have to like K-State to win at least a game in this NCAA tournament, if only because its first opponent -- Southern Miss -- is one of the most overrated teams in the field. The Wildcats could scare top-seeded Syracuse before falling in the third round.
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