Creighton vs. Cincinnati NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

03/18/2013 09:22 am ET

No. 7 seed Creighton will face No. 10 Cincinnati in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the Midwest region.

The Bearcats are going to have their hands fulls with Creighton's junior forward Doug McDermott, who averages 23.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

The winner in this matchup in Philadelphia on March 22 will face the winner of No. 2 Duke and No. 15 Albany in the third round.


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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.

Creighton
Regular Season Record: 27-7
Conference Record: 13-5 (Missouri Valley)
Conference Tournament Results: Won the MVC Tournament Final vs. Wichita State
Top Player: Doug McDermott (Forward)
Top 25 Wins: None
Worst Losses: Drake (74-69), Indiana State (76-57)
RPI Ranking: 25

Cincinnati
Regular Season Record: 22-11
Conference Record: 9-9 (Big East)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Georgetown in semifinals.
Top Player: Sean Kilpatrick (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: Pittsburgh (#24), Marquette (#25)
Worst Losses: Notre Dame (62-41), St. John’s (53-52), Georgetown (62-43)
RPI Ranking: 50

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