Wichita State vs. Ohio State: 5 Advantages Buckeyes Have in Elite Eight Battle

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Wichita State vs. Ohio State: 5 Advantages Buckeyes Have in Elite Eight Battle
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The location of the West Regional final has been set in stone for quite some time now, but until Thursday night, the two teams going up against each other in Los Angeles for a berth in the Final Four were unknown.

No. 2 Ohio State became the first team to clinch its berth in the Elite Eight at the Staples Center with a last-second win over No. 6 Arizona. 

Now, the focus of Thad Matta's Buckeyes shifts to the No. 9 Wichita State Shockers, who thoroughly dominated No. 13 La Salle in the Sweet 16. 

The Shockers are a very talented team, but the Buckeyes have plenty of advantages over their foe from the Missouri Valley Conference.

Here are five of the Buckeyes' biggest advantages over Wichita State heading into Saturday's Elite Eight battle. 

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