Great article.What makes their rivalry great is that they both have
great basketball teams. Duke vs UNC is a great rivalry as well.Louisville
and Kentucky are still big rivals even though they are in different
conferences.This is the first Final Four matchup of schools from the same
state in 50 years.Just don't think Utah vs BYU will ever become
as passionate. Really nothing the line. Neither team looks like it will be
making the Final Four anytime soon. Both in the same year will never happen.We'd be lucky to see Utah & BYU both in the sweet 16 in the same
year. When was the last time that happened?
Why would we want to watch college games, when we have the best basketball
players in the world regularly coming to ESA to play the Jazz?
Dick's article is accurate. The fanatacism that exists in the Bluegrass is
lightyears beyond what exists in Utah. A great example was how when Pitino
coached at UK people would actually dig up small parts of his lawn and keep it
in a jar.Of course, Louisville is and always will be the red-headed
step child to UK.
Here's the difference between Kentucky and Louisville. Louisville has
Pitino and Kentucky has class.
after this game is over another how many years not playing each other because of
this dialysis machine? LOL
I live 2 hours from both Lexington and the 'Ville and I echo all that Mr.
Harmon stated in this article. This region is a college BBall hotbed. Few here
cares about the NBA. In our little tri-state area we have UK, U of L, Cincy,
Xavier, OSU, Ohio U, Indiana, Purdue, etc. But Kentucky BBall is king. UK fans
are on a totally different stratosphere from other schools' fans. If
'Ville wins, Lexington will probably cave into the earth in an apocalyptic
ball of flame. In that case, Go Cards!