Mark Story

Where to watch, how to follow, Sunday’s Kentucky vs. Auburn NCAA tourney game

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Where to watch and how to follow Sunday’s men’s NCAA Tournament game between Midwest Region No. 2 seed Kentucky (30-6) and No. 5 seed Auburn (29-9):

Game time is 2:20 p.m. (EDT) at the Sprint Center (capacity 18,972) in Kansas City.


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)

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

Satellite radio: XM Channel 84, Sirius 84, Internet 84

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

Kentucky forward Reid Travis talks about teammate PJ Washington, who returned from a foot injury to help the Cats’ beat Houston 62-58 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 29, 2019, in Kansas City.


Live updates: Follow along with Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay at

Live video: You can livestream the game online at

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

Facebook: Photos and links on and pages

The Kentucky roster: Click here

The Auburn roster: Click here

Kentucky vs. Auburn series history: Click here

For full postgame coverage:


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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.