Beshear and Abramson Discuss ‘Dream Game’ on ESPN

Appearing on ESPN’s Sportscenter, Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson discussed the upcoming game between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. The excitement over the archrivals playing for a spot in the championship game spilled over into the political arena earlier this week when Louisville […]

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 […]

UK Beats Indiana; U of L Faces Florida for Final Four Berth

The Kentucky Wildcats have advanced to the Elite Eight of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament with a 102-90 victory over Indiana. UK will take on Baylor Sunday in the final of the South Region for a chance to reach its second straight Final Four. Baylor defeated Xavier in the other regional semifinal Friday in Atlanta […]

NCAA: U of L Wins; UK and IU Meet Friday; Bellarmine Eliminated

The Louisville Cardinals are one victory away from their first NCAA Final Four appearance since 2005. U of L upset Michigan State 57-44 last night to advance to the Elite Eight round of the men’s basketball tournament and will face Florida Saturday in Phoenix. Tipoff is 4:30pm Eastern time. The game will pit Cards coach […]

NCAA: Cards Face Michigan State Tonight; Bellarmine In Final Four; UK-IU Friday

The Louisville Cardinals return to the court tonight in the men’s NCAA tournament. The fourth seeded Cards take on number one seed Michigan State in a West Region semifinal in Phoenix. Tipoff is set for 7:47pm. The Kentucky Wildcats and Indiana Hoosiers square off tomorrow night in the South Region. Indiana won the teams’ regular […]

NCAA: U of L Women Fall to Maryland; UK Advances

The Louisville Cards were eliminated from the women’s NCAA tournament last night, falling to second-seeded Maryland 72-68 in College Park, Maryland. Shoni Shimmell led U of L with 22 points. The Cards finish the season with a 23-10 record. The Terrapins advance to the regional semifinals in Raleigh, where they’ll take on defending champion Texas […]

More NCAA Basketball Tournament Action On Tap This Week

NCAA basketball resumes this week across the country. The Louisville Cards, Kentucky Wildcats and Indiana Hoosiers have reached the Sweet Sixteen round of the men’s Division I tournament. Kentucky gets a rematch Friday with Indiana, the team that handed the Wildcats the first of their two losses with a buzzer-beater back in December. UK Coach […]