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NCAA Basketball Tournament History: Louisville Vs. Kentucky

The Louisville Cardinals punched their ticket to the sweet 16 with a 66-51 victory over fifth seeded Saint Louis. Up next is a rematch with rival Kentucky Friday night in Indianapolis at 9:45 p.m. ET. Kentucky won the last meeting in Rupp Arena, 73-66. The game will be televised live on CBS with Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, and Tracy Wolfson on the call.

To get you ready for the upcoming dream game, here is a look at the history between the two teams in the NCAA basketball tournament.

2012

Kentucky defeated Louisville in National Semifinal, 69-61

TEAM

PTS

FG

FG%

FT

FT%

3PM

3P%

AST

REB

Louisville

61

24

.348

9

.692

4

.364

7

43

Kentucky

69

28

.571

11

.550

2

.286

9

34

1984

Kentucky defeated Louisville in regional semifinal, 72-67

TEAM

PTS

FG

FG%

FT

FT%

3PM

3P%

AST

REB

Louisville

67

28

.459

11

.688

0

.000

11

23

Kentucky

72

28

.509

16

.800

0

.000

16

35

1983

Louisville defeated Kentucky in regional final, 80-68

TEAM

PTS

FG

FG%

FT

FT%

3PM

3P%

AST

REB

Louisville

80

34

.596

12

.706

0

.000

15

27

Kentucky

68

32

.561

4

.500

0

.000

13

26

1959

Louisville defeated Kentucky in regional semifinal, 76-61

TEAM

PTS

FG

FG%

FT

FT%

3PM

3P%

AST

REB

Louisville

76

25

.455

26

.788

0

.000

0

46

Kentucky

61

22

.328

17

.810

0

.000

0

37

1951

Kentucky defeated Louisville in second round, 79-68

TEAM

PTS

FG

FG%

FT

FT%

3PM

3P%

AST

REB

Louisville

68

31

.365

6

.333

0

.000

0

48

Kentucky

79

29

.326

21

.750

0

.000

0

56

In other news, the Cards are #3 in the kenpom.com rankings. UK is 11th.

 

 

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