No. 11 Kansas State vs. No. 11 Wake Forest preview: Game time, broadcast, betting line, prediction

The Kansas State Wildcats (20-13) are the No. 11 seed in the South Region, and will take on the No. 11 seed Wake Forest Demon Deacons (19-13) in a play-in game. The game will be played at the University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, OH on Tuesday, March 14.

Preview: Kansas State clinched a No. 11 seed with two big wins over Baylor and a win over West Virginia. The Wildcats have balanced scoring throughout the lineup, with four payers scoring at least 11 points per game.

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7. No. 8 Arkansas only a 1-point favorite vs. No. 9 Seton Hall

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6. No. 7 South Carolina only a 2-point favorite vs. No. 10 Marquette

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5. No. 6 Creighton is only a 2-point favorite vs. No. 11 Rhode Island

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4. No. 10 Wichita State is a 6-point favorite vs. No. 7 Dayton

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3. No. 8 Northwestern is a 4-point underdog vs. No. 9 Vandy

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2. No. 5 Minnesota only a 1-point favorite vs. No. 12 Middle Tenn

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1. No. 6 Maryland only a 1.5-point favorite vs. No. 11 Xavier

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Wake Forest reached the tournament with big wins over Miami and Louisville. They are led by John Collins, who averages 18.9 points per game. You can check out the entire NCAA Tournament bracket here. You can also see how the committee ranked the teams 1-68 here.

Date: Tuesday, March 14

Time: 9:00 p.m. E.T.

TV Channel: TruTV

Location: Dayton, OH

Announcers: TBD

Opening Betting Line: Kansas State -1

Kansas State's last NCAA Tournament appearance was in 2014. As a No. 9 seed, the Wildcats lost to Kentucky in the First Round, by a score of 56-49.

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Wake Forest's last NCAA Tournament appearance was in 2010. The No. 9 Demon Deacons defeated No. 8 Texas in the First Round, before getting crushed by No. 1 Kentucky by a final score of 90-60.

Prediction: This will be a tight contest, but Wake Forest will get the win. The Demon Deacons came out of the toughest conference in college basketball, and they know what it means to win a basketball game under pressure.

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