NCAA Tournament | Big Blue Nation in Boise

03/17/2018 05:06 PM

The fifth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (25-10) face the Buffalo Bulls (27-8) for a St. Patrick’s Day match-up in Boise, Id. The round of 32 game between the two will be played in Taco Bell Arena on the campus of Boise State University.

ESPN’s match-up predictor gives Kentucky a 75.7 percent chance to win it all, despite only being favored by five-and-a-half points.

The two blue and white squads square off Saturday at 5:15 p.m. eastern inside Taco Bell Arena. The game will be broadcast on CBS and winner gets a trip to the Sweet 16 and will face either 16-seed UMBC or nine-seed Kansas State in Atlanta’s Phillips Arena.

The UK Alumni Association held a pep rally for fans who made the trip at Tailgate Bar and Grill in Boise to get read for tip-off.

Hear from UK Band member Hayden Hooper, former UK President Lee Todd, fans and cheerleaders:

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