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Louisville Vets Finally Beat Kentucky

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LOUISVILLE — The old guys finally won one. After three years of flaming youth prevailing in this Kentucky-Louisville basketball series, with Kentucky's fantastic freshmen topping Louisville's grizzled veterans, experience showed it matters this time around, which was a good thing.

Or at least it was a good thing for Louisville, the host Cardinals of Rick Pitino snapping a three-year, four-game losing streak to John Calipari's Cats with an 80-77 win in a rabid and entertaining renewal at the KFC Yum Center.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/12/29/2458967/john-clay-louisvilles-experience.html#storylink=cpy

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