Cats lose to Cards

UK off to worst start since 1911
Published: Dec. 26, 2020 at 1:52 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) - You can throw records out the window in a rivalry game especially between Kentucky and Louisville on the basketball court. The final score from Louisville was 62-59 as the Cards improve to 6-1 and UK falls to 1-6. Despite being 1-5 when the day started, UK hung with Louisville for much of the game with the Wildcats trailing by just one point at the half 28-27.

In the second half, the teams traded leads until Louisville built a 5 point margin with 11:32 to go in the game and the Cats finally were able to tie the game at 59 with a 1:05 left. Kentucky had a shot at the win but Olivier Sarr’s baseline jumper did everything but go in as Louisville made two free throws to make the final score 62-59.

Kentucky is now 1-6 and it is their worst start since 1911.