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03/27/2013 03:38 pm ET Updated Mar 27, 2013

Ohio State vs. Arizona NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

No. 2 seed Ohio State will face No. 6 seed Arizona in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in the West region.

Aaron Craft saved the Buckeyes in the third round with a last-second 3-pointer to push them past the Cyclones of Iowa State. Will the Naismith Player of the Year candidate be able to lead Ohio State past Mark Lyons and the No. 6 Arizona Wildcats?

The winner in this matchup on Thursday, March 28 at 7:47 p.m. ET will advance to the Elite Eight and play the winner of No. 9 Wichita State vs. No. 13 La Salle.

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

Ohio State
Regular Season Record: 26-7

Conference Record: 13-5 (Big Ten)

Conference Tournament Results: Won Big Ten Tournment

Top Player: Deshaun Thomas (Forward), Aaron Craft (Guard)

Top 25 Wins: Michigan (#2), Michigan State x 2 (#4, #8), Indiana (#2), Wisconsin (#22)

Worst Losses: No. 20 Wisconsin (71-49), No. 11 Illinois (74-55)

RPI Ranking: 9

Arizona

Regular Season Record: 25-6

Conference Record: 12-6 (Pac-12)

Conference Tournament Results: Lost in the Pacific-12 semifinals vs. UCLA

Top Players: Mark Lyons (Guard), Soloman Hill (Forward)

Top 25 Wins: Florida (#5), San Diego State (#17)

Worst Losses: Colorado (71-58), USC (89-78)

RPI Ranking: 15

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