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03/18/2013 02:14 am ET

Gonzaga vs. Southern NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

The No. 1 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs will face the No. 16 Southern Jaguars in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the West Region.

Under head coach Mark Few, the Bulldogs won the West Coast Conference and earned the school's first ever No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

The winner in this matchup in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 21 will face the winner of Pittsburgh and Wichita State 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.

Gonzaga
Regular Season Record: 31-2
Conference Record: 16-0 (West Coast)
Conference Tournament Results: Won WCC vs. Saint Mary's
Top Players: Kelly Olynyk (Forward), Elias Harris (Forward), Kevin Pangos (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: Oklahoma State (#22)
Worst Losses: No. 13 Illinois (85-74), No. 13 Butler (64-63)
RPI Ranking: 7

Southern University
Regular Season Record: 23-9
Conference Record: 15-3 (Southwestern Athletic)
Conference Tournament Results: Won SWAC Tournament
Top Player: Malcolm Miller (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: None
Worst Losses: Iowa State (82-59), Alcorn State (61-57), TCU (68-57)
RPI Ranking: 181

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