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Through the first five rounds of this year’s NCAA Tournament one of the biggest story lines has been Wichita State. It started things off with an impressive 73-55 romp over Pittsburgh as a four-point underdog but this team was just getting started. Next, the Shockers took out No.1 seed Gonzaga 76-70 as 6.5-point underdogs before advancing to the Elite 8 with a 72-58 rout of La Salle as 4.5-point favorites.
The top-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs (32-2 straight-up, 17-13-2 against the spread) avoided a giant upset on Thursday and look to advance to the Sweet 16 with another victory in the NCAA Tournament against the ninth-seeded Wichita State Shockers (24-8 SU, 15-14-2 ATS) on Saturday in third-round West Regional action at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The eighth-seeded Pittsburgh Panthers (24-8 straight-up, 12-13 against the spread) meet the ninth-seeded Wichita State Shockers (24-8 SU, 15-14-2 ATS) on Thursday in second-round West Regional action of the NCAA Tournament at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is arguably the most intriguing of the matchups between No. 8 and 9 seeds,
Arch Madness comes to a close in the most predictable fashion possible, as the Missouri Valley Conference crown will be earned by either the Wichita State Shockers or the Creighton Blue Jays in St. Louis.