After missing the NCAA tournament for the first time under John Calipari, the Kentucky Wildcats quickly demonstrated they had little interest in the NIT, falling to Robert Morris 59-57 in Moon Township PA Tuesday night.
In the end, UK’s bad losses outweighed its good wins, especially in the wake of losing star player Nerlens Noel to injury, as they became the first defending champion to be left out of the NCAA tournament since 2010.
Hugh Durham's legacy is won that has remained steady in college basketball- and that's all for good reason.
"With a team that’s lost five of seven games, any win gives the fans hope," says UofL fan Nick Coffey, who operates TheCardinalConnect.com. But those wins are getting harder to come by for UofL basketball coach Rick Pitino. The season is in free fall and the fan base is starting to erode.
Tonight will mark the first time many will be seeing this year's University of Louisville and University of Kentucky's men's basketball teams. In honor of that I create an All-Cards and All-Cats team of sorts.
Charlie Tyra passed away a few years ago, but in his time he proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is a Sports legend of the Ville.