UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats to Play Kansas St. in Sweet 16

03/19/2018 09:08 AM

The Kentucky men’s basketball team now knows what time it will play its next game of the NCAA Tournament.

The No. 5-seeded UK Wildcats (26-10) will face No. 9-seeded Kansas St. (24-11) at approximately 9:37 p.m. ET inside Atlanta’s Philips Arena.

It’s the seventh time in nine seasons that Kentucky has advanced to the Sweet 16 under head coach John Calipari.

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.

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