In his Can’t-Miss, Must-See Game of the College Hoops Season, Jeff Goodman predicts Louisville will defeat Kentucky in Louisville in December. That is the second-best game on the entire 2016-17 college basketball schedule, according to Goodman.
It’s “now the best rivalry in college hoops,” he says:
2. Kentucky at Louisville, Dec. 21: This is now the best rivalry in college hoops, largely due to the fact that there seems to be more pure hatred between the programs — and the coaches aren’t exactly buddies. John Calipari brought in another stellar freshman class, but don’t sleep on Rick Pitino’s Cards. They are deep, balanced — and talented enough to pull off the win at the Yum! Center.
At this time I would like to remind you that Rick Pitino has one win in nine games against John Calipari’s Wildcats.
I have no further comment.