This Saturday marks the 45th head-to-head matchup between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Loserville…uh…Louisville Cardinals. It’s without a doubt the most anticipated game in the state each year. Kentucky and Louisville fans will be engaging in trash talk every day in the run up to tip off and even long after the final buzzer sounds at the KFC Yum! Center.
It’s been tough for Cardinal fans since the arrival of John Calipari to Lexington. Louisville has been on the losing end for the past four games which includes a painful loss to the Wildcats in the Final Four at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Coach Eddie Sutton put it best when he dubbed Louisville the “little brother.” It’s a title Card fans hate, but if the shoe fits…
Since the early 1980’s when Coach Denny Crum was clamoring for a chance to play on the same stage as Joe B. Hall’s Wildcats, Louisville has been trying to prove itself as Kentucky’s equal. Like the little brother, Cardinal nation has always looked at its big bro