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Shockers look to continue dream season against Kentucky

NCAA Tournament

Wichita State guard Nick Wiggins shoots over Cal Poly forward Zach Gordon (44) during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

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ST. LOUIS — Kentucky offered the promise of perfection. Wichita State is in pursuit of it.
The teams will meet Sunday for a spot in the Midwest Regional semifinals.
The eighth-seeded Wildcats are stocked with so much NBA talent that some of their fans brazenly printed up T-shirts that read, “40-0.” Kentucky went exactly five days before losing its first game.
Meanwhile, the top-seeded Shockers are a bunch of small-town kids and overlooked prospects desperately trying not to wake up in a dream season. They’re the team that can actually attain 40-0.
Glam against grit, blue-chip against blue-collar. It’s ...


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