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03/18/2013 02:42 am ET

Pittsburgh vs. Wichita State NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

The No. 8 seed Pitt Panthers will face the No. 9 Wichita State Shockers in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the West Region.

“When our name popped up, everybody was in shock,” Pitt guard Tray Woodall told The Tribune. “We were in shock that we're playing the Shockers.”

The winner in this matchup in Salt Lake City on March 21 will face the winner between Gonzaga and Southern 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.

Pittsburgh
Regular Season Record: 24-8
Conference Record: 12-6 (Big East)
Conference Tournament Results: Defeated in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals by Syracuse
Top Player: Tray Woodall (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: Georgetown (#19), Syracuse (#6), Cincinnati (#17)
Worst Losses: Rutgers (67-65)
RPI Ranking: 43

Wichita State
Regular Season Record: 26-8
Conference Record: 12-6 (Missouri Valley)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Creighton in MVC Title Game
Top Player: Cleanthony Early (Forward)
Top 25 Wins: Creighton (#12)
Worst Losses: Indiana State (68-55), Southern Illinois (64-62)
RPI Ranking: 37

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