Calipari trying to keep young Wildcats calm

“We’ve got good history in the tournament of playing close games,” ETSU coach Murry Bartow said. “Several years ago we played Cincinnati in the first round. We lost by three. Last year we played Pittsburgh, and that game went right to the wire or at least down to the last three or four minutes.”

So far, a 16th-seeded team has never beaten a top seed. Inexperienced as Wall may be, he’s aware of that statistic, and apparently savvy enough not to let it give him too much confidence