Found December 31, 2011 on Louisville Card Game:
Life can get back to normal now but the basketball gods would not be pleased with this latest Bluegrass basketball classic — a game in which a winner could only be decided by the team that played less poorly than the other.An awful exhibition of offense, with neither the University of Louisville or Kentucky demonstrating any ability to shoot when challenged by a good defensive team. UK winning primarily because of an overwhelming edge in rebounds and loose balls, and all of those additional trips to the foul line.Louisville tense, tight and indecisive from the beginning. Blowing layups, hurrying shots, making silly decisions and inexplicable turnovers, along with awkward passes, all signs of a team playing not to lose. Whatever happened to playing loose when coming off a loss or competing as an underdog?UK has an abundance of talent no doubt. With a team of seasoned players, this game might have been no contest.Rick Pitino’s charges, as usual, over aggressive on defense, getting U o...

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