CARDS ADVANCE TO FACE WOLVERINES
Louisville has to survive a rematch of the 2013 National Championship game to get to the Sweet 16.
After knocking out 15 seed Jacksonville State 78-63, the Cards are now focusing on the Michigan Wolverines, the seven seed in the Midwest Region.
Head coach Rick Pitino is worried about stopping Michigan from behind the arc after seeing them sink 16 threes in their opening round win over Oklahoma State. Pitino jokingly referred to the Wolverines as the NBA's Golden State Warriors while describing their shooting prowess.
Louisville and Michigan meet Sunday at 12:10pm for the right to advance to the Sweet 16 in Kansas City. You can hear the game on Cards Radio 790 KRD, live coverage begins at 10:30am.
Got one. Next one is Sunday. pic.twitter.com/PzQ9LELGPN— Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) March 18, 2017
CATS SHAKE OFF NORSE, FACE SHOCKERS NEXT
Kentucky survives an opening round battle with a tournament newcomer.
Kentucky outlasted Northern Kentucky 79-70 after blowing an 18 point second half lead and allowing the Norse to within seven with less than a minute in the game.
NKU stayed in the game with their three-point shooting, hitting five in the second half to Kentucky's one. UK head coach John Calipari shrugged off the Cats' performance, saying simply "we'll be fine."
Kentucky moves on to play Wichita State Sunday at 2:40pm in Indianapolis. Pregame coverage begins at 1pm on NewsRadio 840 WHAS.