UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats to Face Georgia Friday Afternoon

03/08/2018 06:40 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats have learned their opponent for the quarterfinal round of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The No. 4-seeded Wildcats (21-10, 10-8) will face the No. 12-seeded Georgia Bulldogs (18-14, 7-11) on Friday at approximately 3:30 p.m. ET inside St. Louis’ Scottrade Center.

UK beat Georgia 66-61 when the two programs met inside Rupp Arena on Dec. 31.

The Bulldogs beat No. 5-seeded Missouri 62-60 in the second round of the conference tournament to advance to Friday’s game against Kentucky.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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