For the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Wichita State fans were relieved to see their Shockers included in the 68-team field. But their turnaround is quick. They’ll open in what is billed as the “First Four” in Dayton, Ohio, with a game tomorrow (TUE) night against Vanderbilt. Meanwhile, top-ranked Kansas was named the overall No. 1 seed. But there was a surprising twist as Kansas Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports.
Kansas State didn't make the National Invitation Tournament, and declined to play in any other post-season tournament.