Saturday’s Louisville vs. Wichita State clash pits the tournament’s No. 1 overall seed against its biggest Cinderella, but that doesn’t mean the outcome is a foregone conclusion. The Shockers have already beaten too many outstanding teams for them to roll over and give up just because their next opponent comes in with “Louisville” written on its jerseys.
One key to Wichita State’s upset hopes is a collection of three-point shooters that outgunned both Gonzaga and Ohio State. Can Louisville succeed at containing those snipers where other top opponents have failed?
Read on for more on Wichita State’s long-range game and four more turning points that will determine which team advances to the national championship game.