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Where Kentucky stands in ESPN’s Power Index

The Cats are just inside the top 25.

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Florida Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Kentucky Wildcats finished the regular season with a 25-6 record after completing an 18-point comeback against the Florida Gators in the final game.

The Cats will now get ready for postseason play as the SEC Tournament happens this week with the NCAA Tournament following, unless both tournaments get canceled due to the Coronavirus. But for now, both tournaments are slated to be played, and the Wildcats look capable of making a deep postseason run.

Despite the slip up against the Tennessee Volunteers, Kentucky is entering the postseason as one of the best teams in the country with a real shot to make some noise.

However, how are the Cats being viewed by ESPN’s Power Index?

The power index gives a percentage chance a team makes it to each round of the NCAA Tournament.

Kansas is currently ranked as the No.1 team in the country with a 28% chance to make the national championship game and an 18.3% chance to win the title.

Kentucky, on the other hand comes in at No.23 in the rankings and here is their percentage chance of making each round.

Round of 32: 72.1%

Sweet 16: 36.1%

Elite 8: 15.2%

Final Four: 6%

National Championship: 2%

Winning the title: 0.5%

Counting Kentucky, the SEC has four teams in the top 40 of the rankings with Florida (No.27), Auburn (No.29), and LSU (No.36).

Do you agree with the Cats’ power index chances at each round?