With two weeks to go, the Cats look safe within the NCAA event subject, however they’ll’t chill out with three potential Quad 1 video games on deck.
The final week for the Kentucky Wildcats couldn’t have gone higher of their battle for the NCAA event.
Except the following two weeks are a complete collapse of this group, we shouldn’t have to fret about this group reaching the 68 subject.
Earlier within the week, the Cats held a 1-7 report in Quad 1 video games and have been exterior of most Bracketology predictions.
The Cats clinched a Quad 1 win on the street in opposition to Mississippi State and adopted that up with a win of the season in Tennessee. Moreover, Texas A&M picked up two large wins that put them within the prime 30 on the NET ladder and gave the Cats three Quad 1 wins in a single week.
Having had a powerful week, Kentucky is now shifting up the bracket projections and shifting out of the bubble.
Earlier within the week, Joe Lunardi had the Cats on his ESPN Bracketology on the “First 4 Out” line.
Lunardi hasn’t up to date his projected bracket, however he has in his Twitter updatethe Cats are formally out of the bubble and protected within the event with two weeks to go earlier than the top of the common season.
CBS Sports activities’ Monday replace has the Cats because the 9 seed within the East Area, with their first weekend video games going down in Columbus.
Brackettville’s newest replace has the Cats as its 7-seed, with the Cats touring to the western area and heading to Denver for the primary weekend.
Brackettville’s projected would put Kentucky in opposition to Oklahoma State, Arizona, Iowa State and Kansas to make the Last 4 in the event that they confronted the highest seeds in every spherical.
BracketWAG.com has moved Kentucky to the 10-seed line, with seven at-large groups behind them within the event subject. In addition they have the cats that keep near dwelling to get the southern area.
Bracket Matrix, which summarizes all the foremost projections on the net, nonetheless has Kentucky barely 11 seeds within the subject. Behind the Cats are 4 different groups at massive, together with Memphis, USC, Mississippi State and Wisconsin.
The Cats have two very winnable video games this week as they face a roster of Florida Gators with out star middle Colin Castleton. Then on Saturday at Rupp Enviornment, Kentucky will face a group from the Auburn Tigers who’re near dropping out of the Quad 1 vary as they’re at present No. 30 on the NET.