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You calling us scared?


For people my age, it’s hard to imagine a college basketball season that doesn’t feature a December battle between Kentucky in Louisville.  But, yes, there was a time when it wasn’t an annual affair and, according to a dapper Brent Musberger, the reasons for not playing the game weren’t clear.  But, after a little bravado from Denny Crum and Cliff Hagan saying it was his coach’s call, it became a regular affair, with the Cats winning 18 of the 30 matchups since its rebirth.  With #19 sure to come on Friday, let’s take a trip back to when it all began.  WARNING:  Joe B. and Denny aren’t nearly as friendly as they are now and there are no fishing stories to be seen.

Brent, take it away!

Article written by Thomas Beisner