NCAA destinations: Where UK, Louisville, Murray and WKU are headed

March 11, 2012 

We already knew four schools from Kentucky were headed to the Big Dance.

Now we know where they're going.

Here's the rundown on NCAA Tournament bids received Sunday night by Kentucky, Louisville, Murray State and Western Kentucky.

Kentucky (32-2)

No. 1 seed in South Region (Atlanta)

First opponent: Winner of opening-round game between No. 16 Western Kentucky or Mississippi Valley State (coached by UK Unforgettable Sean Woods)

When: Thursday, 6:50 p.m. (TBS)

Where: Louisville

If Kentucky wins: It plays the winner between No. 8 seed Iowa State and No. 9 seed Connecticut

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Louisville (26-9)

No. 4 seed in West region (Phoenix, Ariz.)

First opponent: No. 13 seed Davidson (25-7)

When: Thursday, 1:40 p.m. (TBS)

Where: Portland, Ore.

If Louisville wins: It plays the winner of No. 5 seed New Mexico and No. 12 seed Long Beach State

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Murray State (30-1)

No. 6 seed in West Region (Phoenix, Ariz.)

First opponent: No. 11 seed Colorado State (20-11)

When: Thursday, 12:15 p.m. (CBS)

Where: Louisville

If Murray State wins: It plays the winner of No. 3 seed Marquette and No. 14 BYU or Iona

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Western Kentucky (15-18)

Co-No. 16 seed in South Region (Atlanta)

First opponent: Co-No. 16 seed Mississippi Valley State (21-12)

When: Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. (TruTV)

Where: Dayton, Ohio

If Western Kentucky wins: It plays No. 1 seed Kentucky

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