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Upset Alert: No. 2 Kentucky Struggling To Pull Away From No. 7 Wofford

John Calipari talks to Tyler Herro and Ashton Hagans on the sidelines.

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE - MARCH 02: John Calipari the head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats gives instructions to Tyler Herro #14 in the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena on March 02, 2019 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

On Saturday afternoon, the Kentucky Wildcats took the floor for their second game in the this year's NCAA Tournament. No. 7 Wofford - who took down Seton Hall with an impressive shooting performance - was waiting for the Wildcats in the second round.

Wofford jumped out to an early lead - despite a poor shooting start from NCAA three-point record holder Fletcher McGee. The Terriers stayed tough throughout the first half and entered the break down just two points.

Kentucky used a last-second basket to take a 28-26 lead after the first 20 minutes of play.

The Wildcats have been miserable from beyond the arc, hitting just 12.5-percent of their three-point attempts.

However, John Calipari's squad has been productive on the boards, outpacing Wofford 20-15 through the first 25 minutes of game action.

With just under six minutes left in the contest, Kentucky leads Wofford 54-51.

The Terriers have been led by an impressive performance from Nathan Hoover - who has a game-high 13 points on the day.

Fellow SEC member LSU survived an upset scare from Maryland earlier this afternoon. Now Kentucky hopes to do the same.

The winner of this afternoon's game will take on the winner of Houston and Ohio State, which will be played Sunday.

Stay tuned.