We now know what seed the Kentucky Wildcats have received and what region they'll play in.
After a 25-8 record through the conference tournament, including an SEC Championship, the Cats will be a 4 seed in the (Group of Death) East Region.
UK came into Selection Sunday believed to be firmly on the line between being a 4 seed and 3 seed. With losses by Purdue, Indiana, Duke, Maryland, Utah, Miami and Arizona in their respective conference tournaments, the Cats were poised to climb up to as high as a 3 seed thanks to their SEC Tournament run.
As for the 1 seed, that will be the North Carolina Tar Heels will be the 1 seed, arguably the most talented and deepest team in college basketball. The Indiana Hoosiers are the 5 seed, but to get to them, UK will have to beat Stony Brook in their opening game.
It's no secret that Kentucky routinely gets one of, if not the hardest region in the tournament, and it appears they've gotten such treatment yet again. It's not that the selection committee doesn't like Kentucky as much as they LOVE storylines and blue bloods facing each other. We're pretty much guaranteed to see that with either Indiana or Kentucky taking on North Carolina in the Sweet 16.
Here's everything you'll need to know for where every NCAA Tournament game will take place.
2016 First Weekend
Thursday, March 17 and Saturday, March 19
Des Moines, Iowa
Wells Fargo Arena
Dunkin Donuts Center
Friday, March 18 and Sunday, March 20
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Chesapeake Energy Arena
St. Louis, Mo.
Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
Thursday, March 24 and Saturday, March 26
KFC YUM! Center
Friday, March 25 and Sunday, March 27
Wells Fargo Center
2016 Final Four
Saturday, April 2 and Monday, April 4