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Kentucky coach John Calipari met with the local media on Friday to discuss this weekend's big matchup with arch-rival Louisville. Hear some of his thoughts on the game in this KyScout video feature.
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The stakes aren’t quite as high the last time Kentucky and Louisville met, but -- hey, who are we...
John Calipari met with the local media on Friday to discuss Saturday's rivalry game at Louisville. Read more about what the Kentucky coach had to say in this notes package from his press conference.
A LITTLE GAMESMANSHIP
Kentucky head coach John Calipari pulled off a doozie of a substitution at the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday. However, this one wasn't of the legal variety. Russ Smith of Louisville fouled Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel in the lane late in the first half Saturday. The ref points at Smith, and the box score has a foul charged to Smith. Noel, a 52 percent foul shooter, steps to the line...
I’ve always thought that there are no two fan bases in college sports that hate each other more than Louisville and Kentucky. That is just one of the reasons why this rivalry as great as it is.
With former Kentucky coach Rick Pitino now at Louisville and long-time Louisville villain John Calipari at Kentucky, the hatred is at an all time high. Here is a brief rundown of Pitino...
1. With the loss Kentucky falls to 8-4. In John Calipari's first three seasons at Kentucky, the Wildcats lost a total of three regular season out-of-conference games. The last time Kentucky lost more than four was in the 2007-08 season. Kentucky's best win this season is on a neutral floor vs Maryland.
2. Kentucky entered the game 276th nationally in free throw %. They...
Louisville has had enough of losing to Kentucky.
The No. 4 Cardinals have dropped four in a row to the Wildcats, including last spring's national semifinal in New Orleans. Kentucky won that game 69-61 and went on to beat Kansas two days later for its eighth national championship.
That Final Four loss still bothers Cardinals coach Rick Pitino, who's 0-4 against Wildcats...
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...