Teams in K-State’s pod

08/25/2013 9:02 AM

08/06/2014 12:22 AM

Boise St.

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Seed: 13

Location: Boise, Idaho

Record, RPI: 19-10, 41

Best player: Swingman Anthony Drmic (6-6) averaged 20 points against Boise’s last four pre-tourney opponents, all tourney entrants.

How far can they go: Not likely getting past K-State on Friday.

La Salle

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Seed: 13

Location: Philadelphia

Record, RPI: 21-9, 46

Best player: 6-3 senior guard Ramon Galloway is a South Carolina transfer averaging 17 points.

How far can they go: Not likely getting past K-State on Friday.

Wisconsin

Seed: 5

Location: Madison, Wis.

Record, RPI: 23-11, 31

Best player: 6-10 post man Jared Berggren (11.1 points, 6.9 rebounds) will be a test for K-State’s Jordan Henriquez in the third round.

How far can they go: The Badgers are hot and already have a reputation as a K-State killer. Get past Kansas City and they’d be a rough-and-tumble test for Gonzaga.

Mississippi

Seed: 12

Location: Oxford, Miss.

Record, RPI: 26-8, 47

Best player: Junior Marshall Henderson (6-2 guard) is averaging 23.4 points during the team’s winning streak.

How far can they go: Rebels are the hottest double-digit seed, winning five straight and four in the SEC Tournament. Ole Miss can play in the 60s, but Wisconsin will want them in the 50s.

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