NCAA BASKETBALL | Selection Sunday Recap

03/12/2017 05:51 PM

Three Kentucky teams are in this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The Louisville Cardinals are the #2-seed in the Midwest Region. They have a first-round match-up against #15-seed Jacksonville St. on Friday in Indianapolis.

Jacksonville St. is led by former WKU head coach Ray Harper.

Meanwhile, the Kentucky Wildcats are the #2-seed in the South Region. They have a first-round match-up against #15-seed Northern Kentucky on Friday in Indianapolis.

NKU won the Horizon League Championship to punch its ticket to The Big Dance.

Villanova, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga are the tournament’s number-one seeds.

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.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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