Kentucky (26-10) is scheduled to matchup against Kansas St. (24-11) this Thursday, March 22nd. Tip-off is at 9:37pm ET and the game will be playing live on CBS, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). The opening line favors Kentucky to win at -5.5, 87.5% have picked Kentucky to cover the spread. The total number of points scored for the over/under is listed at 138.5, 66.7% have picked the over.
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Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Hamdiou Diallo (G)||Barry Brown Jr. (G)|
|Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (G)||Cartier Diarra (G)|
|Kevin Knox (F)||Kamau Stokes (G)|
|Nick Richards (F)||Makol Mawien (F)|
|PJ Washington (F)||Xavier Sneed (F)|
Kentucky Game Summary
Kentucky won their last game against Buffalo, 95-75 on Saturday, March 17th. Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a team-high 27 points in the win, hitting 10 of 12 shots from the field for a 83.3% field goal percentage. In 39 minutes, he collected 27 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 threes with 3 turnovers. Wes Clark led Buffalo's team in scoring with 26 points, while shooting 47.4% from the field (making 9 of 19 attempts). In 35 minutes, Clark added 26 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 block and 4 threes with 2 turnovers.
Kansas St. Game Summary
Kansas State won their last game against Maryland-Baltimore County, 50-43 on Sunday, March 18th. Kansas State's Barry Brown Jr. scored a team-high 18 points in the win, hitting 5 of 13 shots from the field for a 38.5% field goal percentage. In 38 minutes, he collected 18 points, 2 rebounds and 2 steals with 6 turnovers. Jairus Lyles led Maryland-Baltimore County's team in scoring with 12 points, while shooting 26.7% from the field (making 4 of 15 attempts). In 39 minutes, Lyles added 12 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals and 1 three with 2 turnovers.
Kentucky rolled Buffalo and Kansas State outlasted UMBC, ending each team's chances of a Cinderella run in the tournament. Who will move on from this 5-9 matchup?
Kansas State: 58
All Sweet 16 Matchups
No. 1 Kansas vs No. 5 Clemson Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 1 Villanova vs No. 5 West Virginia Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 2 Duke vs No. 11 Syracuse Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 2 Purdue vs No. 3 Texas Tech Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 3 Michigan vs No. 7 Texas A&M Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 4 Gonzaga vs No. 9 Florida State Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 5 Kentucky vs No. 9 Kansas State Preview: Odds, Predictions
No. 7 Nevada vs No. 11 Loyola Chicago Preview: Odds, Predictions