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Kansas will finally play Wichita State on Sunday in a game many in the state, mostly Wichita State fans, have been wanting to see for years.
You can't blame Kansas fans for not being too excited to see another Missouri Valley Conference opponent in the bracket after what happened last time they encountered a team from that league in the tournament. In 2010, The Jayhawks faced Northern Iowa in the Round of 32 and Panthers' guard Ali Farokhmanesh hit one of the more famous shots in tournament history to provide the cushion his team needed to pull off the upset.
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The Omaha World-Herald brilliantly used Farokhmanesh to remind Kansas fans of their nightmare in a story and video published Friday. Farokhmanesh played reporter interviewing Kansas fans at first and second-round games at the CenturyLink Center.
Farokhmanesh asks Jayhawks fans for their favorite NCAA tournament memories and then their worst, and his name came up often, though no one seemed to recognize him, including a former classmate. Farokhmanesh is now a graduate assistant coach on Tim Miles staff at Nebraska.
(Thanks for the video Omaha World-Herald)
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