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UC faces top-ranked UK in NCAA tournament

The University of Cincinnati Bearcats face top-ranked University of Kentucky in the NCAA this weekend. (FOX19 NOW/file) The University of Cincinnati Bearcats face top-ranked University of Kentucky in the NCAA this weekend. (FOX19 NOW/file)
LOUISVILLE, KY (FOX19) - The University of Cincinnati Bearcats advanced to the third round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament after a stunning 66-65 overtime win against Purdue Thursday night.

Now the Bearcats will face off against No. 1-ranked University of Kentucky at 2:40 p.m. Saturday.

UC hasn't faced off against UK since 2005. Before that was 1990.

UK continued their undefeated record by beating Hampton 79-56 Thursday night, bringing their record to 35-0.

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