CBS has K-State men’s basketball as First Four team in latest bracketology

Kansas State men’s basketball’s fate regarding the 2018 NCAA Tournament remains uncertain entering the stretch run of the regular season.

CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm had the Wildcats as one of the First Four teams in his latest bracketology — set to play Virginia Tech in Dayton, Ohio in a battle of No. 11 seeds before the opening round gets underway.

The projection differs from the latest ESPN bracketology released on Thursday. Analyst Joe Lunardi had the Wildcats as a No. 11 seed facing Gonzaga in the opening round, but not as a first four team.

Whether the team arrives to the opening round through the First Four or not, the seeding is familiar territory for Kansas State. Bruce Weber and the Wildcats qualified for the 2017 NCAA Tournament as a No. 11 seed, but fell in the first round to Cincinnati.

Kansas State is currently 4th in the Big 12 standings with a 6-5 in-conference record. The Wildcats are coming off a road win at Texas on Wednesday and will host No. 7 Texas Tech on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan.

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