The Kentucky Wildcats’ next NCAA Tournament opponent will be the Wichita State Shockers in the Round of 32.
Sunday’s game will be broadcast on CBS at 2:40 p.m. EST in Indianapolis. Calling the action will be announcers Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson. This game will come after Louisville and Michigan square off at noon.
The Shockers advanced to Sunday’s action after a defensive struggle vs Dayton in Friday’s action. WSU actually trailed 29-27 at halftime, but found their rhythm in the second half en route to a 64-58 win.
As has been the case many times this season, the Shockers got a balanced scoring output with Landry Shamet leading the way with 13 points, Zach Brown adding 12 and Shaquille Morris finishing with 10.
Kentucky was able to overcome Northern Kentucky and keep John Calipari perfect in the first round since coming to Lexington. He now looks to guide the Cats to the Sweet 16 for the sixth time in eight seasons at Kentucky, but the Shockers are standing in the way.
This will be a rematch of 2014’s Round of 32 classic between 8th-seeded Kentucky and a 35-0 Shockers squad. That game saw both teams battle down to the wire before Kentucky escaped with a 78-76 win.
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