The 2017 NCAA Tournament is capped off on Friday night by a South Region matchup between No. 3 UCLA and No. 14 Kent State.
The Bruins will be heavy favorites against the Golden Flashes, as they look to begin their quest for a national championship by avoiding a big upset.
Here’s all the information you’ll need for the UCLA vs. Kent State game:
2017 NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. Kent State game time, details
Time: 9:57 p.m. ET
Date: Friday, March 17
Location: Golden 1 Center; Sacramento, Calif.
What TV channel is the 2017 NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. Kent State game on?
truTV is televising the game.
How can I watch the 2017 NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. Kent State game online?
NCAA.com will broadcast all games for free online. Click here to watch.
How can I listen to the 2017 NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. Kent State game?
The game will be broadcast by Westwood One Sports, with Jason Benetti and Mike Montgomery on the call. You can find information on radio stations and streaming options here.
Who is calling the 2017 NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. Kent State game on television?
Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore, and Ros Gold-Onwude will call the game for truTV.
2017 NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. Kent State game preview
UCLA has only lost four games so far this season, but two of those came against Arizona — including a loss in the Pac-12 Tournament.
The Bruins, who had a 10-game winning streak snapped by the Wildcats,
TJ Leaf (16.2 points per game) is one of six UCLA players averaging double-digits in scoring. The Bruins lead the country in shooting, scoring, and assists. They have scored 100 or more points in a game nine times this season.
Kent State won the Mid-American Conference Tournament to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2008.
The Golden Flashes have won nine of their last 10 games since a loss to Toledo on Feb. 11. They were seeded sixth in their conference tournament, but beat all three top seeds to earn the automatic bid to the NCAA tourney.
Kent State is led by the trio of Jimmy Hall (18.9 points per game), Jaylin Walker (15.6), and Deon Edwin (13.0).