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No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 13 Buffalo: Game Time, Channel, Betting Line, Prediction

Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo sticking his tongue out.

LEXINGTON, KY - JANUARY 09: Hamidou Diallo #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates after a dunk against the Texas A&M Aggies during the game at Rupp Arena on January 9, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

No. 5 seed Kentucky takes on No. 13 seed Buffalo in a second round matchup in the South Region on Saturday. The game will be played at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho.

Preview: Well, we didn't expect this pairing in Round Two. Kentucky was supposed to be here, and the Wildcats beat 12th-seeded Davidson 78-73 in the first round. Incredibly, UK won the game without making a three-pointer, snapping a streak that stretched back to 1988.

Buffalo was the team that wasn't supposed to be here. The Bulls shocked fourth-seeded Arizona in resounding fashion, winning 89-68. Many prognosticators had Arizona as a Final Four team and a national title contender. Instead, they are a one-and-done.

Date: Saturday, March 17th

Time: 5:15 PM ET

TV Channel: CBS

Location: Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Lisa Byington

Opening Betting Line: TBD

Prediction: Look, Kentucky could be in some trouble here. Buffalo is clearly not scared of playing a big-time program, and the Bulls look like they were underseeded, at least after one night.

Buffalo's backcourt rolled Arizona, but Kentucky is a better defensive team. They won't get abused in pick-and-rolls and by Buffalo spreading the floor the way U of A was.

This will be tight, and Kentucky will need to make at least one three to win this time, but we'll go with the Wildcats. Kentucky is the pick.