John Calipari and Kentucky have more than two advantages against Wichita State today.
ST. LOUIS – One final look at the best game on the NCAA Tournament bracket Sunday – Kentucky, the eight-seed vs. Wichita State, the one-seed, in the third round of the Midwest Regional. The game is scheduled to tip at 2:45 p.m. (EDT) from the Scottrade Center.
Some numbers to consider before the game:
RECRUITING STARS (Total roster):
Kentucky 49 – seven 5-stars, two four-stars, two three-stars.
Wichita State 8 – one four-star, two two-stars, nine unranked players.
RECRUITING STARS (Average):
Wichita State: 0.67.
UNRANKED PLAYERS IN STARTING LINEUP:
Wichita State: 3.
MCDONALD'S ALL-AMERICANS (Current)
Kentucky 7 – Julius Randle, Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Dakari Johnson, James Young, Marcus Lee, Alex Poythress.
Wichita State 0.
MCDONALD'S ALL-AMERICANS ALL TIME
Kentucky -- 44 – first, Clarence Tillman, 1978.
Wichita State -- 2 – Aubrey Sherrod (1981), Antoine Carr (1979).