A strong defensive effort and junior guard Barry Brown Jr.’s 18 points led K-State to a 50-43 win over upstart UMBC in the Second Round of the NCAA South Regional at the Spectrum Center on Sunday to advance the Wildcats to the Sweet 16.
K-State (24-11) meetd No. 5 seed Kentucky Wildcats (25-10) in the South Region Semifinals at Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The appearance is the 17th time in program history K-State has reached the Sweet 16, and their first bid since 2010. K-State also improved to 36-33 in tournament history, including a 7-5 record in the second round.
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