Kansas vs. Western Kentucky NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

03/18/2013 01:07 am ET | Updated Mar 18, 2013

No. 1 seed Kansas will face No. 16 Western Kentucky in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region.

Bill Self and his Jayhawks are looking to return to the Final Four a year after losing to Kentucky in the national championship.

The winner in this matchup in Kansas City on March 22 will face the winner of No. 8 North Carolina and No. 9 Villanova in the third round.

Take a look at these capsule glances at the teams' 2012-2013 seasons and let us know who you predict will survive and advance.

Regular Season Record: 29-5
Conference Record: 14-4 (Big 12)
Conference Tournament Results: Won Big 12 Tournament
Top Players: Ben McLemore (Guard), Jeff Withey (Center)
Top 25 Wins: Ohio State (#7), Kansas State (#11), Kansas State (#10), Oklahoma State (#14),
Worst Losses: Baylor (81-58), TCU (62-55)
RPI Ranking: 5

Western Kentucky
Regular Season Record: 20-15
Conference Record: 10-10 (Sun Belt)
Conference Tournament Results: Won Sun Belt Championship vs. Florida International
Top Players: T.J. Price (Guard), George Fant (Forward)
Top 25 Wins: None
Worst Losses: Florida Atlantic (84-78), Arkansas State (67-49), Virginia Commonwealth (76-44)
RPI Ranking: 154

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