The nation’s No. 1 basketball group is crazy about Super Smash Bros.

March 27, 2015 - Super Smash Bros

Kentucky is undefeated with 36 victories, has been ranked No. 1 all season, and is removing prepared to breathe glow all over a 15 chumps left in a NCAA men’s basketball tournament, commencement with West Virginia tomorrow. And they still relax with those aged hotel-room staples — a Nintendo 64, and Super Smash Bros.

In this part of Kentucky Wildcats TV, a entertainment department’s YouTube channel for a hoops program, Andrew Harrison explains how Super Smash Bros. came to be a Wildcats’ pastime. Alex Poythress, a McDonald’s all-American who tore knee ligaments behind in December, brings a Nintendo 64 along on highway trips so he, Harrison, E.J. Floreal and Brian Long can play Smash Bros. Eventually a foursome got a rest of a group roped into a everlasting turn robin.

“I don’t even remember personification it as a kid, that’s how aged it is,” Harrison admits. He was 5 years aged when a diversion launched in 1999.

“When you’re stranded in your room in a hotel all day, this is fun,” Harrison added. “This is relaxing, and gets your mind focused on basketball.”

Naturally, Harrison and his brother,Aaron, who are twins, play as, yep, Mario and Luigi.

Kentucky, seeded initial in a Midwest (Cleveland) regional, is a Vegas favorite to win a inhabitant championship and turn a initial group given Indiana in 1976 to finish an undefeated deteriorate winning an NCAA contest title.

Correction: An progressing chronicle of this story misattributed Andrew Harrison’s remarks. The story has been revised throughout.

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