The Redbirds are attempting to see the Elite Eight with a victory on Monday Night after getting past Ole Miss 96-93 in overtime last week. On the other side, Stanford is attempting to do its job at home in front of many loyal followers.
The third-seed Cardinal ended Cleveland State's dreams in the first round and are trying to give Illinois State a similar ending.
The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 11:30 p.m. ET.
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In other action, the favored Tennessee Volunteers are ready to go against their small-school rival, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.
Middle Tennessee St. comes in with an impressive 26-6 mark and will be trying in earnest to keep its season alive after defeating Marshall 86-78 in the opening round. The Vols are the No. 1 seed in the region but didn't look particularly great against Savannah State in a 65-51 victory at home on Tuesday.
The game can be seen on ESPN at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Minnesota is enjoying a wave of momentum after a surprising road upset of La Salle 70-61 on Wednesday. The Hurricanes took care of Valparaiso at home in their opener 66-50 and looked to be in fine form.
The game can be seen on ESPN at 9:00 p.m. ET.