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03/18/2013 01:58 am ET Updated Mar 18, 2013

Michigan vs. South Dakota State NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

No. 4 seed Michigan will face No. 13 South Dakota State in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region.

The Wolverines earned a No. 1 ranking in the AP Poll back in January for the first time since the 1992-93 season, but then they went on to lose four of their next seven including at Penn State.

The winner in this matchup in Auburn Hills on March 21 will face the winner of No. 5 VCU and No. 12 Akron 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.

Michigan
Regular Season Record: 26-7
Conference Record: 12-6 (Big Ten)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Wisconsin in semifinals
Top Players: Trey Burke (Guard), Tim Hardaway Jr. (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: NC State (#18), Minnesota (#9), Ohio State (#10), Michigan State (#9)
Worst Losses: Michigan State (75-52), Penn State (84-78)
RPI Ranking: 17

South Dakota State
Regular Season Record: 25-9
Conference Record: 13-3 (Summit)
Conference Tournament Results: Won Summit League Tournament vs. North Dakota State
Top Player: Nate Wolters (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: New Mexico (#16)
Worst Losses: Belmont (76-49), CSU Bakersfield (79-78), South Dakota (74-71)
RPI Ranking: 63

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