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There Was A Major Crowd Issue At The Kentucky-Davidson Game

Coach Cal talking to his Kentucky players.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Malik Monk #5, De'Aaron Fox #0, and Wenyen Gabriel #32 in the second half during the State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

John Calipari wasn't very happy about Kentucky's NCAA Tournament destination. The Wildcats were sent out West to play in Boise, Idaho for the first round.

Big Blue Nation is one of the best fan bases in all of sports, but were they going to be able to travel well for this game?

A decent amount of Kentucky fans have made the trip, but not nearly as many as usually do for the opening round.

A writer on-site says it's probably the smallest crowd UK has played in front of in years.

"Quite possibly the smallest Kentucky crowd turnout for an NCAA tournament game in several decades," Brian Bennett tweeted.

The crowd appears to be a late-arriving one, though. And the arena is to blame. Another writer on site says the arena didn't open the doors for the night session until less than 30 minutes before tipoff. This caused very long lines outside.

Kentucky and Davidson are playing on CBS.

Games tonight are being televised on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.