Kentucky vs. Louisville in basketball is the best soap opera in the sport at the moment

 

Kentucky vs. LouisvilleFrom Andy Glockner of SI.com:  “Conference showdowns make college sports hum, but there’s something very alluring about compelling nonconference matchups. Sometimes they’re something new, an intersectional jolt of flavor into a diet of early-season vanilla. Sometimes they’re among the best rivalries in the game. This season should be no different as there are a bunch of really interesting games already on the docket. Here are my 25 favorites. They’re not necessarily the best games, whatever that means, but I think they’re certainly worth a watch.   Number 1 is at Louisville (Dec. 29) – Two elite teams meet once again, rematch of the Final Four, eternal bragging rights (at least for another year), HoF coaches who can’t stand each other. It’s not always a pretty watch, but it’s compelling TV and the best soap opera in the sport at the moment.”

 

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