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Who is Kansas State playing in the Sweet 16 of the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket?

Kansas State has won their second round matchup and has advanced to the Sweet 16. We take a look at who their next opponent will be in 2023 March Madness.

Kansas State Wildcats guard Markquis Nowell (1) and Kentucky Wildcats guard Antonio Reeves (12) battle for the ball during the second half in the second round of the 2023 NCAA men s basketball tournament at Greensboro Coliseum. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Update March 19 7:27 p.m. The Michigan State Spartans have pulled yet another March upset over the Marquette Golden Eagles, and Tom Izzo will be the Wildcats opponent in the Sweet 16.

The Wildcats have advanced! No. 3 Kansas State edged out No. 6 Kentucky in the second round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament and is headed to the Sweet 16 next week. The two Wildcats squads went back-and-forth all day long until K-State was able to take control of the game in the final two minutes. Ismael Massoud hit a three with 2:19 to go and K-State added five more points to put this one away.

2023 March Madness bracket

Who is Kansas State playing in Sweet 16?

The Wildcats will face the No. 7 Michigan State Spartans in the Sweet 16 round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament. The game will take place on Thursday, March 23 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Game time is set for approximately 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, and the game will air on TBS.

Kansas State is 2-5 all-time against Michigan State. Their last game was in December 1996, which the Spartans won 75-43. They have never met in the NCAA Tournament.