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NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred VanVleet. 8 Kentucky (24-10, at-large) vs. 9 Kansas State (20-12, at-large) Kentucky has had a disappointing season by Kentucky standards, but the Wildcats remain dangerous, as top-ranked Florida found out in the Southeastern Conference tournament final. 5 St. Louis (26-6, at-large) vs. 12 Play-in winner 2 (below) After a tough loss to undefeated Wichita State, St. Louis had a 19-game winning streak before losing four of its...