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March 19, 2011With a convincing win over Belmont to kick off the NCAA Tournament, Wisconsin enters its third round game against No. 5 Kansas State with plenty of momentum.
Before tonight''s tip-off, BadgerBlitz.com analyzes the potential matchups between Wisconsin and Kansas State to provide a closer look at UW's round of 32 tournament matchup.
-Tonight's game will mark the sixth ever meeting between both UW and Kansas State. Wisconsin owns a 3-2 edge in the series.
-The Badgers knocked off Kansas State in the second round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament. Current Badgers Tim Jarmusz, Jon Leuer, Keaton Nankivil and Brett Valentyn all received minutes in that matchup.
-Wisconsin junior guard Jordan Taylor is only 33 points shy of reaching 1,000 for his career.
Saturday, March 19, at approximately 7:40 p.m. CT
McKale Center (14,545)
TNT (Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Reggie Miller and Sam Ryan)
Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas
UW leads 3-2
Wisconsin won, 72-55, in 2008 NCAA Tournament
Wisconsin: USA Today: 13, Assoc. Press: 16
Kansas State: USA Today: 23, Assoc. Press: 21