Bluegrass State rivals clash, as Wildcats battle Cardinals
March 28, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Of all the Sweet 16 matchups, there may be none bigger than the battle for the state of Kentucky.
The two most recent NCAA national basketball champions will meet Friday in an epic matchup. The eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats will clash with the fourth-seeded Louisville Cardinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for more than just the right to advance to the Elite Eight. They'll be playing for state supremacy and the ultimate bragging rights.
Kentucky advanced past the top seeded team in the Midwest Region, Wichita State, on Sunday by a score of 78-76. The Wildcats have won two straight games in the tournament since narrowly losing to Florida in the SEC Tournament finals.