Cats Will Meet Kelvin Sampson, Houston in Sweet 16

Cats Will Meet Kelvin Sampson, Houston in Sweet 16
FILE - In this March 26, 2017, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari argues a call with referee John Higgins in the first half of the South Regional final game against North Carolina in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Memphis, Tenn. Referee John Higgins of Omaha has contacted law enforcement to report he’s received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Higgins reported threats on his home phone, which has an unlisted number, and on the office phone for his roofing company. The person requested anonymity because the investigation is ongoing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) (Source: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The #2 seed, University of Kentucky advanced to the Sweet 16, and will play in the second game in Kansas City on Friday night. The Cats will meet the #3 seed Houston, coached by former Indiana head coach, Kelvin Sampson. The Cougars advanced to the second weekend by eliminating Ohio State 74-59. That game follows #1 seed, North Carolina taking on fifth seed, Auburn. That game is scheduled to tipoff at 7:29 PM on Friday night.

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