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No. 8 seed Kentucky holds off Kansas State, 56-49

NCAA Tournament

Kansas State guard Marcus Foster (right) has his shot contested by Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein (lower) and forward Alex Poythress (left) in second half action during a second-round game of the NCAA Tournament between Kansas State and Kentucky on Friday night at the Scottrade Center in St...

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ST. LOUIS — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein got a whole lot of grief from his teammates for a comment he made ahead of his team's game against Kansas State, when he brazenly said the No. 8 seed Wildcats intended to "shock the world" in the NCAA tournament.

Well, they'll at least have a chance to play the Shockers.

Julius Randle had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Aaron Harrison finished with 18 points and Kentucky held on to beat Kansas State 56-49 on Friday night. The reward is a coveted date with unbeaten Wichita State, the Midwest Region's top ...

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