Mark Story

Where to watch, how to follow, Thursday’s UK vs. Abilene Christian NCAA tourney game

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Where to watch and how to follow Thursday’s men’s college basketball game between No. 2 seed Kentucky (27-6) and No. 15 seed Abilene Christian (27-6):

Game time is 7:10 p.m. (EDT) at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena (capacity 15,000) in Jacksonville, Fla.

Television

Network: CBS

Announcers: Play-by-play, Ian Eagle; analysis, Jim Spanarkel; sideline, Jamie Erdahl

Where to find CBS:

Over the air: Channel 27

Spectrum cable: Channel 9

DISH Network: Channel 27 (in Lexington)

DirecTV: Channel 27 (in Lexington)

Kentucky basketball sophomore PJ Washington talks about getting Reid Travis back in UK’s 73-55 win over Alabama in the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Washington had 10 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots.

Radio

Over the air: WLAP-AM 630, WBUL-FM 98.1

Satellite radio: XM Channel 202; Sirius 136; Internet 972

UK Sports Network broadcast team: Play-by-play, Tom Leach; analysis, Mike Pratt

UK freshman guard Tyler Herro grabbed 13 rebounds in the Wildcats' blowout victory over Tennessee on Saturday night.

Internet

Liveblog: Join the conversation during the game with Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay at Kentucky.com.

Live video: You can livestream the game online at CBSSports.com, depending on your TV service provider.

Twitter: @JerryTipton; @johnclayiv; @markcstory; @kentuckysports; @heraldleader

Facebook: Photos and links on Kentucky.com and KentuckySports.com pages

The Kentucky roster: Click here

The Abilene Christian roster: Click here

Kentucky vs. Abilene Christian series history: First meeting

For full post-game coverage: Kentucky.com

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Mark Story has worked in the Lexington Herald-Leader sports department since Aug. 27, 1990, and has been a H-L sports columnist since 2001. I have covered every Kentucky-Louisville football game since 1994, every UK-U of L basketball game but three since 1996-97 and every Kentucky Derby since 1994.


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