NCAA BASKETBALL | March Madness Update

03/05/2018 05:47 PM

Plenty of Bluegrass men’s Division I college basketball teams are either preparing for postseason play or have already started postseason play.

Here is what’s next for some of those teams:

Kentucky Wildcats – The Wildcats are getting ready to play in this week’s SEC Tournament in St. Louis, Mo. UK is the No. 4-seeded team in the bracket and will play either No. 5-seeded Missouri, No. 12-seeded Georgia or No. 13-seeded Vanderbilt in the quarterfinal round on Friday at 3 p.m. ET.

Louisville Cardinals – The Cardinals are getting ready to play in this week’s ACC Tournament in Brooklyn, N.Y. UofL is the No. 9-seeded team in the bracket and will play No. 8-seeded Florida St. on Wednesday at 12 p.m. ET in the second round of the tournament. Most experts believe the Cardinals have to get at least one win, if not two, in order to potentially earn a spot in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

WKU Hilltoppers – The Hilltoppers are getting ready to play in this week’s Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Tx. WKU is the No. 3-seeded team in the bracket and will play either No. 6-seeded UAB or No. 11-seeded Florida Atlantic on Thursday at 10 p.m. ET in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. Most experts believe the Hilltoppers must win the Conference USA Tournament title if they hope to play in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Murray St. Racers – The Racers won the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship this weekend, clinching a berth in this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

NKU Norse – The Norse lost in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals to Cleveland St. this past weekend. It will await its draw for the NIT after winning the conference’s regular season championship.

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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