The Kansas State Wildcats earned a No. 8 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament and will take on No. 9 Seed Southern Miss when second round play begins on Thursday. The Wildcats finished 22-10 on the season and were the only team to defeat the Missouri Tigers twice this season.
Southern Miss sports a 25-8 record. The Golden Eagles are a tight nit and a rugged crew that embody their coach Larry Eustachy who was on top of the coaching world 10 years ago before falling from grace swiftly due to some bad personal decisions and an addiction to alcohol. Eustachy is sober now and has Southern Miss in the NCAA Tournament proving that he still has what it takes to get it done at the highest level.
Game date/time: Thursday, March 15, 12:40 p.m. ET
Location: CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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