Kentucky opens NCAA play with Hampton – all you need to know

begins play in the Tournament on Thursday, March 19 with a second-round matchup with Hampton. Tip is set for approximately 9:40 p.m. ET and the game will be carried by CBS.

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vs. Hampton
Thursday, March 19 – 9:40 p.m. ET
Louisville, Ky.
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Hampton’s upset of put an end to any thoughts Jaspers coach and former player had of facing the top-ranked Wildcats.

Now, the Pirates enter their matchup with 34-0 in Thursday night’s Midwest Region second-round game as heavy underdogs – but they’re playing with house money. They weren’t even expected to be here.

Nonetheless, the top-seeded Wildcats say they’re not looking past any team, including Hampton. But does have some homework to do.

Wildcat freshman guard said Wednesday, ”We actually have not watched them yet.”

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