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03/18/2013 08:23 am ET Updated Mar 18, 2013

Colorado State vs. Missouri NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

No. 8 seed Colorado State will face No. 9 Missouri in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the Midwest region.

In its first season in the SEC, the Tigers finished 11-7 in the conference. They haven't made it past the second round since 2009 when they reached the elite eight.

The winner in this matchup in Lexington, Ky. on March 21 will face the winner of No. 1 Louisville and the winner of North Carolina A&T/Liberty in the play-in game.


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

Colorado State
Regular Season Record: 25-8
Conference Record: 11-5 (Mountain West)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to UNLV in semifinals
Top Player: Colton Iverson (Forward/Center)
Top 25 Wins: None
Worst Losses: Illinois-Chicago (64-55)
RPI Ranking: 23

Missouri
Regular Season Record: 23-10
Conference Record: 11-7 (Southeastern)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Ole Miss in quarterfinals
Top Players: Laurence Bowers (Forward), Jabari Brown (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: Illinois (#10), Florida (#5)
Worst Losses: Florida (83-52), Texas A&M (70-68)
RPI Ranking: 35

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