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We Know What Day Kentucky's Sweet 16 Game Is

Kentucky guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander wears a net after winning the SEC.

ST LOUIS, MO - MARCH 11: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #22 of the Kentucky Wildcats walks off of the court after the 77-72 victory against the Tennessee Volunteers during the Championship game of the 2018 SEC Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 11, 2018 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Sweet 16 game dates and times are starting to trickle out. Here's the latest on Kentucky's.

The Wildcats locked up a Sweet 16 berth on Saturday. Coach Cal's team took down Buffalo in a comfortable victory.

Kentucky's Sweet 16 opponent has yet to be set, though. The Wildcats will be taking on the winner of the game between No. 9 Kansas State and No. 16 UMBC.

The date for the contest appears to have been set, though. UK will be playing on Thursday.

Kentucky vs. UMBC/Kansas State is listed as the early game on ESPN right now. The games are being played in Atlanta.

So, it seems likely that Kentucky's game will be in the 7 p.m. E.T. primetime window on Thursday night. The Cincinnati-Loyola game will probably get the late window.

Official game times and dates should be out later today.

UMBC and Kansas State are set to tip off at 7:45 p.m. E.T. The game is on truTV.

Stay tuned.