What: NCAA Tournament East Regional
When: March 15, 2012 | 11:40 a.m. CDT
Where: Pittsburgh, Pa. | CONSOL Energy Center (19,069)
Media: TruTV | Wildcat Radio Network
K-State is in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years. The Wildcats face Larry Eustachy’s Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles for the right to (probably) square off against Fab Melo-less Syracuse in the Round of 32.
Eustachy the former Iowa State coach who resigned amid battling alcoholism after several party photos emerged from Columbia and Manhattan of Eustachy partying with students after losses.
Now Eustachy is the 2012 Conference USA Coach of the Year and has turned around a So. Miss program, making their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 21 years.
Manhattan Mercury: After battling alcoholism, Eustachy thriving at Southern Miss
Topeka Capital Journal: Long climb leads Eustachy back to Big Dance
Bring On the Cats: Southern Miss Preview: No more slip-ups
Topeka Capital Journal: Cats tune out Syracuse talk, is focusing on Southern Mississippi
Topeka Capital Journal: Eagles wary of Henriquez’s length
KC Star: Rodrigues ready to drive Wildcats
KC Star: McGruder’s serious side is a spark
Topeka Capital Journal: USM’s KCK native Neil Watson knows Will Spradling
Topeka Capital Journal: Martin and Huggins may have a chance to reunite in Pittsburgh
KCStar: Samuels gets one more shot with KState