Auburn vs Kentucky : The Kentucky Wildcats reached the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight for the fourth time in five years with a Sweet 16 win, 62-58, Friday night against Houston.
The second week of March Madness concludes today with the final pair of Elite Eight matchups. Half of the Final Four has already been determined in thrilling fashion, with Texas Tech and Virginia winning their respective regionals to book their tickets to Minneapolis. The Red Raiders outright beat favored Gonzaga in Saturday’s first contest on the back of a sterling defensive performance, while the Cavaliers needed to hit a last-second shot to force overtime and stave off an upset of their own against Purdue.
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The action now turns to the other half of the 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket, as No. 5 Auburn and No. 2 Kentucky are ready to battle it out for the rights to cut down the nets in the Midwest this afternoon, followed by No. 2 Michigan State and No. 1 Duke going head-to-head with the East Region on the line.
Oddsmakers are expecting both the Wildcats and Blue Devils to advance to the Final Four, but anything could happen on the court during March Madness. Those looking for bracket predictions have come to the right place, as pro handicapper Jon Price of SportsInformationTraders.com provided two quick picks on the outcome of the upcoming Elite Eight matchups in the table below. Before checking those out, have a look at the complete schedule, start times, TV channels, live stream sites and updated odds for both of Sunday’s 2019 NCAA Tournament games. You can also find scores and highlights from Saturday’s showdowns and the rest of the Big Dance, plus an updated March Madness bracket and more.Tyler Herro led the Wildcats with 19 points – including a key 3-pointer with 25.8 seconds left to take the lead and two free throws with 13.7 left to secure the win – against the Cougars to help Kentucky advance. UK held off No. 7 Wofford in Jacksonville to reach the Sweet 16. The Wildcats cruised past Abilene Christian in their tournament opener.
The Tigers eliminated No. 1 North Carolina on Friday night, but Auburn star Chuma Okeke’s status for the Elite Eight game is in doubt after he went down with a leg injury in the second half of the win.It’s Auburn’s second Elite Eight in school history, and first since 1986.The Wildcats won both of their regular-season SEC meetings with Auburn – 82-80 on Jan. 19 on the road and 80-53 on Feb. 23 at Rupp Arena.UK is pursuing its first Final Four appearance since 2014-15 and its first NCAA championship since 2011-12.