Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 12/14/12
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Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals will travel to Memphis on Saturday to take on their old rival, the Memphis Tigers. Let’s take a closer looks at this week’s enemy. Location: Memphis is located in the southwestern corner of Tennessee and is the largest city in the state. The University of Memphis campus is located approximately 5 miles east of downtown in the University District neighborhood of east Memphis. The city of Memphis had the 6th highest crime rate of any US city in 2011. Notable Alumni: Other than a few professional athletes, actress Kathy Bates is the only notable person that graduated from Memphis. She played the mother of Bobby Bouche in the Waterboy. When Kathy Bates is the most notable alum of your school, there is something wrong. Arena: Memphis used to play all of their home games at the Pyramid Arena, but moved to the FedEx Forum 2004. Pyramid Arena is currently being converted into a Bass Pro Shops ”megastore.” The FedEx forum is also home to the Memphi...
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