When it looks like you're out, Rick Pitino's Cardinals bring you back in. Three straight wins and now the we're talking about March Madness. If the past is any indication, UofL is set for a tough and fulfilling February.
It's already pegged as "Basketball Armageddon": Kentucky and Louisville meeting in the Final Four. The entire nation is about to get a peek at the hatred that will tear apart the state for one afternoon.
"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.
Do you think your local sports anchors are secretly pulling for UK or UofL to win Saturday? Do you think they're subtly biased when they report on those teams? If you do, you're very wrong...and here's why. Read on.
Yogi Berra once (allegedly) said that "it was impossible to get a conversation going. Everyone was talking too much." That's the way I envision a conversation with Pitino and Calipari, the masters of hyperbole and semi-truths.