03/22/2013 02:08 pm ET

Gonzaga Vs. Wichita State NCAA Tournament 2013 Capsule Preview: Predict The Winner

No. 1 seed Gonzaga will face No. 9 seed Wichita State in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the West region.

Top-seeded Gonzaga came awfully close to suffering a historic upset by No. 16 Southern but managed to survive thanks in part to Kelly Olynyk's 17 points in the second half. In Salt Lake City, Wichita State stifled Pitt in its second round matchup to advance to the next round.

The winner in this matchup on March 23 will advance to the Sweet 16.

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


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

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



NCAA Tournament Buzzer Beaters