On Friday, CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm dropped Kentucky out of his NCAA Tournament projections following the Cats’ loss to Utah. ESPN’s Joe Lunardi didn’t go that far after Saturday’s loss to Ohio State, but he did drop Kentucky from a two-seed to a six-seed in his updated Bracketology this morning.
Gonzaga, Duke, Kansas, and Ohio State are all No. 1 seeds, while Baylor, Butler (!), Auburn, and Louisville are all currently on the two-seed line. Here is Kentucky’s projected region, for conversation purposes.
In what is shaping up to be a very strange college basketball season, all Kentucky needs to do is get in, play their tails off, and see what happens.