A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 seed, and this year’s Kentucky team might be the most-talented one seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament. So it’s probably safe to say that the Wildcats won’t be losing to Hampton this evening.
But the Pirates seem to be pretty fired up.
ESPN’s Jeff Goodman went into Hampton’s locker room at the KFC Yum! Center, where he found the Pirates channeling their inner Ric Flair.
For those unfamiliar with Flair:
The Pirates and the Wildcats are set to tip off at 9:40 p.m. E.T. on CBS.