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A trip down memory lane…


As strange as it sounds, from 1922 until 1983, there was no regular season game between the Cats and Cards.  But, following a Cards victory in the 1982-83 tournament, the rivalry returned in November 1983 as Kentucky blasted the Louisville in a game that pitted two teams pretty similar to the two that will meet today.  So, with that in mind, take a step into the KSR time machine and let’s go back to the early 80s.

Sports Illustrated’s fantastic 1983 recap of Kentucky’s blowout win

And, in the interest of fairness (and all things Gregg Doyel), CBS’ story prior to the 1982 tournament game

Article written by Thomas Beisner