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Auburn Has A Special Guest At Today's Elite 8 Game vs. Kentucky

Bruce Pearl addressed the media.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - MARCH 28: Head coach Bruce Pearl of the Auburn Tigers talks during a press conference ahead of the NCAA Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at the Sprint Center on March 28, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Auburn's men's basketball program is getting ready to play for a spot in the Final Four, as the Tigers are taking on Kentucky in the Elite Eight.

The two SEC programs are playing in the Midwest Regional final, set to tip off shortly after 2 p.m. E.T.

Auburn has a special guest in attendance today.

The Tigers' head football coach, Gus Malzahn, is in Kansas City.

Malzahn is excited to be there. "We're the Auburn family, when one sport is doing great that's exciting for everyone involved. What they're doing right now is unbelievable," he told reporters.

Auburn and Kentucky are set to tip off at 2:20 p.m. E.T.

The game will be on CBS.