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The Kentucky Wildcats defeated Western Kentucky 81-66 tonight in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament.

The Wildcats advance to the tournament’s round of 32. They’ll take on the winner of tonight’s Connecticut/Iowa State game Saturday at the KFC Yum Center.

Western finishes its season with a 17-18 record that included a five game postseason winning streak.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."