Way back when, the Transy-Kentucky rivalry created fireworks

Kentucky State College 1908 - photo from Kentucky.comFights in the streets of Lexington. A mysterious stolen arch. A secret game. Expulsion from athletic associations. A funeral. Bloomers. What do these all have in common? They’re part of a brief but colorful athletic rivalry between two universities within walking distance of each other.  The basketball series between the University of and has remained dormant for more than 100 years, but at one time this rivalry was arguably more intense and controversial than any experienced in UK’s history.

 

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