Coach Rick Pitino’s fourth-seeded team faces number one seed Michigan State in a West Region semifinal in Phoenix. Both teams like to play a fast-paced game.
“We’ve been having an awesome time, just a lot of fun, and that’s what really college basketball is all about this time year is making sure your have a lot of fun for your guys so they have a lifetime experience. So we’re going to run with them,” Pitino said today.
Tipoff is 7:47pm tomorrow. Marquette and Florida face off in the other West Region game.
The top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats return to action Friday in the South Region in Atlanta. UK takes on Indiana at 9:45pm.