With one game left in the regular season, the consensus among bracketologists is Kentucky will be a five-seed. ESPN’s Joe Lunardi has the Cats in the South Region, facing 12-seed Middle Tennessee in Boise, Idaho.
CBS Sports’s Jerry Palm also has Kentucky as a five-seed, playing opening round games in San Diego:
Bracket Wag’s Shelby Mast agrees that the Cats will open play in San Diego, but believes they’ll in the South Region:
If Kentucky beats Florida and makes a good run in the SEC Tournament, the four-seed comes into play. Given the momentum right now, that’s a very legit possibility.