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The Louisville Cards have advanced in the men’s Big East Conference basketball tournament in New York City. U of L defeated Seton Hall 61-55 tonight to reach the quarterfinal round.

The seventh-seeded Cards will take on second-seeded Marquette tomorrow evening at Madison Square Garden.

Kentucky begins play Friday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament in New Orleans. The top-seeded Wildcats will face either Louisiana State or Arkansas Friday afternoon at 1:00pm.

The Indiana Hoosiers take the court tomorrow in the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. Fifth-seeded IU faces Penn State at about 2:00pm.

The men’s Division One NCAA tournament pairings will be announced Sunday. Western Kentucky and Murray State are both guaranteed a spot after winning their conference tournaments this week.

The men’s NCAA Division Two tournament begins Sunday. Louisville’s Bellarmine Knights are the defending national champions.

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