THE DEACS ARE DANCING ONCE AGAIN, and I know probably not everyone is thrilled about having to play Kansas State in a play in game in Dayton, but WE. ARE. IN. No matter how you feel about our seeding compared to other teams, this is a great step in the right direction for Wake Forest. Now let’s take a quick statistical look at our opponent, the Kansas State Wildcats.
Record: 20-13 (nonconference SOS: 230, 6-7 vs. Top 100)
Conference Record: 8-10
KP Rank: 29
Team Offense : 71.7 ppg (212th), 45.8% FG (96th), 36.1% 3-point (126th)
Team Defense: 66.9 ppg (56th), 42.5% FG (106th), 38.3% 3-point (325th)
Best Wins: West Virginia, at Baylor, Baylor in conference tournament
Worst Losses: Oklahoma (by 30), Tennessee
Best Player: Wesley Iwundu (Sr. Forward)- 12.5 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1 spg
On paper, this looks like a game that should be very winnable for Wake Forest. How do you think the Deacs stack up against the Wildcats?