Cards’ Final Four Celebration Set For Tuesday

University of Louisville basketball fans will get a chance to celebrate the team’s Final Four run tomorrow with a public event at Fourth Street Live. Coach Rick Pitino says it will be the Cards’ first opportunity to publicly thank fans for their support. U of L went on an eight game winning streak in the […]

Kentucky and Kansas Battle for NCAA Championship

In New Orleans tonight, the Kentucky Wildcats and Kansas Jayhawks square off for the men’s NCAA basketball championship. This will be the teams’ second meeting this season. John Calipari’s Wildcats won the first matchup, a 75-65 victory in a November tournament in New York. “The thing in this game, it will come down to the […]

Sports Writers Predict Outcome of Dream Game and Its Effect on City

Tonight, men’s basketball teams from the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky will meet in a Final Four game. On Friday’s State of the News, we were joined by sports journalists Bill Doolittle and Eric Crawford (the latter joining us from UofL’s warm-up session in New Orleans), who talked about how the rest […]

Federal Delegation Catches Basketball Fever

The upcoming battle in the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats has made its way to Washington, with members of the federal delegation marking the contest. Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says Saturday’s game proves the commonwealth is the best college basketball state in […]

UK Women One Victory From First-Ever Final Four

The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team faces top-seeded Connecticut Tuesday night for a chance to join the men’s team in the NCAA Final Four. It would be the Wildcats’ first trip to the national semifinals. UConn has been to twelve Final Fours and owns seven national championships. UK coach Matthew Mitchell says his team […]

Cards, Cats Prepping For First NCAA Showdown Since ’84

For the first time in nearly three decades, the UK and U of L men’s basketball teams will meet in an NCAA tournament game. The 1983 contest was dubbed the Dream Game. UK and U of L had not played each other for 24 years. Coach Denny Crum’s Cards beat the Wildcats by 12 points […]

Cards, Cats To Square Off in New Orleans; UK Women Advance To NCAA Elite Eight

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky men’s basketball teams will play each other in the NCAA tournament. Over the weekend, Louisville beat Florida to secure the West Region title and UK topped Baylor to win the South Region. The Cardinals and Wildcats will face […]

Kentucky Advances to Final Four, Will Face Louisville

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky men’s basketball teams will play each other in the NCAA tournament. Yesterday, Louisville beat Florida to secure the West Region title. Today, UK topped Baylor to win the South Region. The Cardinals and Wildcats will face each other […]

Pitino, ’87 Providence Final Four Team To Be Honored

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team returns to action tomorrow evening at Providence College. This particular trip to Rhode Island will be a special one for U of L coach Rick Pitino. It’s been 25 years since Pitino coached Providence to its improbable run to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Pitino had […]