MILWAUKEE -- The environment at the KFC Yum! Center is likely going to be electric, and one of the most talented teams in the nation is going to be fired up.It's not a good recipe for Marquette.
Since taking over as the No. 1 team in the nation, Louisville has lost three of four and the No. 12 Cardinals have had six days to prepare for the Golden Eagles.
Add in a "white out" for the fans and special all-white Louisville uniforms unveiled for the first time, Marquette has to be ready for a firestorm of emotions, especially because nobody thought the Golden Eagles would be the ones in first place heading into this game.
"We know they are coming for us," Marquette senior guard Trent Lockett said. "They have lost three of their last four and they got on the right track against Pitt but at the same time, I'm sure (Louisville coach Rick) Pitino hasn't been happy. They are going to come out with great energy and we're going to have to match that....