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The Kentucky Wildcats are the overall number one seed in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament and will open play this week at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville.

UK ‘s first-round game is Thursday against the winner of Tuesday’s Western Kentucky/Mississippi Valley State play-in game.

The Louisville Cards are a number four seed in the tournament. They’ll take on Davidson Thursday in Portland, Oregon.

Murray State is a number six seed. The Racers take on Colorado State Thursday in Louisville.

Fifth seeded Indiana takes on New Mexico State Thursday in Portland.

A link to the NCAA bracket is here.

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