Kentucky vs. Stony Brook March Madness Preview
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Kentucky vs. Stony Brook March Madness Preview

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Tyler Ulis will look to lead Kentucky on a deep NCAA tournament run. (Getty)

A worrisome note for the rest of the country: Kentucky is playing its best basketball of the season down the stretch.

The Wildcats may not be as loaded as last year’s near-perfect team, but John Calipari’s squad still has the talent–especially in the backcourt–to make a third-consecutive Final Four run if they’re at the top of their game as they were in the SEC tournament.

As a No. 4 seed, they’ll begin that run with a Round of 64 matchup against Jameel Warney and No. 13 Stony Brook.

Here’s a look at the Wildcats’ opening matchup and game details:


REGION: East

DATE: Thursday, March 17

TIME: 8:40 p.m. ET

TV CHANNEL: CBS

POINT SPREAD: Kentucky (-13.5). Click here for more March Madness betting info from Heavy’s partners at OddsShark.

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Kentucky at a Glance

RECORD: 26-8 (13-5 SEC)

LOCATION: Lexington, Kentucky

CONFERENCE: SEC

COACH: John Calipari

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Tyler Ulis (16.8 PPG, 7.2 APG, 1.4 SPG, 1.5 3ptPG), Jamal Murray (20.2 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 1.0 SPG, 3.2 3ptPG, .426 3pt%), Skal Labissiere (7.9 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 1.5 BPG, .517 FG%), Alex Poythress (10.3 PPG, 6.1 RPG, .613 FG%)


Stony Brook at a Glance

RECORD: 26-6 (14-2 AEC)

LOCATION: Stony Brook, New York

CONFERENCE: AEC

COACH: Steve Pikiell

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Jameel Warney (19.8 PPG, 10.7 RPG, 3.0 BPG, 1.0 SPG, .636 FG%, 35.9 PER), Carson Puriefoy (15.1 PPG, 3.1 APG, 1.3 SPG, 2.5 3ptFG, .401 3pt%), Ahmad Walker (10.4 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 4.3 APG, 1.0 SPG)

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