Preparations for Friday night's NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional semifinal showdown between archrivals Kentucky and Louisville went public Thursday afternoon in Indianapolis.
Herald-Leader staff writer Jerry Tipton and columnists John Clay and Mark Story have been on top of all the action as the Cats and Cardinals held their open practices and pre-game news conferences at Lucas Oil Stadium. Scroll down to read their updates on Twitter and to read links to additional Kentucky-Louisville coverage.
Here are some NCAA Tournament links to enjoy throughout the day:
Here is the TV schedule for Thursday's and Friday's NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 games:
South Regional semifinals at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn.
7:15 p.m. -- No. 11 seed Dayton Flyers (25-10) vs. No. 10 seed Stanford Cardinal (23-12)
About 9:45 p.m. -- No. 4 seed UCLA (28-8) vs. No. 1 seed Florida (34-2)
West Regional semifinals at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
7:47 p.m. -- No. 6 seed Baylor (26-11) vs. No. 2 seed Wisconsin (28-7)
About 10:17 p.m. -- No. 4 seed San Diego State (31-4) vs. No. 1 seed Arizona (32-4)
Midwest Regional semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis
7:15 p.m. -- No. 11 seed Tennessee (24-12) vs. No. 2 seed Michigan (27-8)
About 9:45 p.m. -- No. 8 seed Kentucky (26-10) vs. No. 4 seed Louisville (31-5)
East Regional semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York
7:27 p.m. -- No. 7 seed Connecticut (28-8) vs. No. 3 seed Iowa State (28-7)
About 9:57 p.m. -- No. 4 seed Michigan State (28-8) vs. No. 1 seed Virginia (30-6)
Read additional news, notes and updates on John Clay's Sidelines blog.