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New Mexico State vs Kansas Open Game Thread

(2) Kansas faces (15) NMSU in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The Jayhawks are 26-8 (13-5) and coming off a 70-66 loss against Iowa State in the championship game of the Big 12 Tournament. Kansas won the Big 12 regular season by one game over Iowa State and Oklahoma.

New Mexico State comes in with a 23-10 (13-1) record. The Aggies are coming off a win against Seattle in the championship game of the WAC Tournament. New Mexico State won the WAC regular season by five games over Grand Canyon and UMKC.

The Jayhawks and Aggies have only met twice before, with KU taking both games (1965, 2008).

New Mexico State is on a 13-game winning streak and has won their conference tournament each of the last four years.

The Jayhawks were installed as 11.5 point favorites shortly after the pairing was announced. KenPom gives KU an 84% chance to win.

(2) Kansas vs (15) New Mexico State
Time 11:15 AM
Location Omaha, NE
Stadium CenturyLink Center (18,320)
Series KU Leads, 2-0
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