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NCAA Midwest Regional preview: Oregon vs. Michigan; Kansas vs. Purdue

NCAA Midwest Regional preview: Oregon vs. Michigan; Kansas vs. Purdue

How the teams match up in the Midwest Regional semifinals on Thursday night in Kansas City, Mo.:

No. 3-seeded Oregon (31-5) vs. No. 7-seeded Michigan (26-11)

Time: 4 p.m. PDT. TV: Channel 2

Bottom line: Michigan has won seven in a row and 12 of its last 14 after knocking out second-seeded Louisville in the second round. The Wolverines have been a tournament darling since they escaped tragedy during an aborted takeoff on their way to the Big Ten tournament. Oregon has withstood the loss of big man Chris Boucher to a season-ending knee injury in the Pac-12 semifinals to make the Sweet 16 for a second year in a row....

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