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Even Adolph Rupp didn't care for Louisville

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08:19 AM ET 03.30 | Considering Louisville a second-best basketball team may have something to do with Adolph Rupp in Kentucky. [Rupp] had nearly as many dislikes as career victories. Somewhere high on the longtime Kentucky basketball coach's list, perhaps between suits that weren't brown and people who were, was the University of Louisville. During a 42-year career (1930-72) at the basketball-mad state's largest university, he never scheduled a game with the second-largest, preferred not even to mention its name. ... [Before schools meet Saturday], the historic Kentucky-Louisville feud figures to get more air time than Geico's lizard. And while he alone is not responsible for the enmity, Rupp, more than anyone, helped institutionalize it.

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March 30, 2012  08:46 AM ET

So, I take it you DO like Louisville, huh Colonel?

March 30, 2012  08:49 AM ET

Wonder what the broadcast would be like if Bob Knight has to do the commentary for this game instead of Clark Kellogg???

March 30, 2012  08:51 AM ET
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Wonder what the broadcast would be like if Bob Knight has to do the commentary for this game instead of Clark Kellogg???

a lot of bleeps.

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March 30, 2012  09:19 AM ET

Go Kentucky Go!
Go Kentucky Go!
Go Kentucky Go!

Kentucky has the talent...
Kentucky's got the game...

Louisville will be called for flagrants...
and the Cards will go down in flames...

March 30, 2012  09:20 AM ET

Rupp was a cantankerous old sort.

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March 30, 2012  09:35 AM ET
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Go Kentucky GoGo Kentucky GoGo Kentucky Go

LOL, I sure hope you don't go into hiding if the Wildcats lose!!!!

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March 30, 2012  09:44 AM ET

Who cares

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March 30, 2012  09:46 AM ET
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They lost last year, I did not go into "hiding", you know better than that. :-)

Yeah, but they weren't the favorites last year.

March 30, 2012  09:50 AM ET

Rooting for Louisville.

March 30, 2012  10:02 AM ET

Looking forward to an exciting game (I've no stake in the outcome).

March 30, 2012  10:41 AM ET

kentucky would win 8-9 out of 10 times in the match up... but as we all know, Louisville needs to win just once... that's all that matters. Heck, you only have 1 in 162,000,000 chance of winning lotto, but someone wins. And we all know Louisville has better chance of beating Kentucky than winning the lotto. So there ya go

 
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