What would Kentucky’s seed be in the NCAA Tournament if the brackets came out today? Either a five out west or a six in Nashville. Joe Lunardi’s latest projections have Kentucky as the 6-seed in the Midwest Region playing the winner of the 11-seed play-in game of Oklahoma and Alabama:
While it’s only fitting that Kentucky would face Trae Young, this particular scenario won’t happen because the Selection Committee doesn’t like to pair teams in the same conference in the early rounds. Regardless, I hate that path even if it starts in Nashville.
CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm still has the Cats as a five-seed playing 12-seed Loyola-Chicago in San Diego with a potential second round game vs. Charles Matthews and Michigan:
Bracket WAG’s Shelby Mast also believes Kentucky will be the five-seed in the South Region beginning their run in San Diego:
Which bracket do you like best?