Date set for annual Cats, Cards rivalry matchup

Date set for annual Cats, Cards rivalry matchup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A date has been set for the annual Louisville and Kentucky basketball showdown.

The rivals will meet Dec. 28 at Rupp Arena, according to both programs’ Facebook pages. Tipoff time will be announced at a later date.

Louisville at Kentucky - 2019

Consider it circled 🗓 #GoCards

Posted by Louisville Basketball on Thursday, July 11, 2019

Both teams are getting top-five consideration in early preseason rankings.

The Cats won last year’s matchup at the KFC Yum! Center, and own a 36-16 lead in the series.

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The path is becoming clearer. ☑ Dec. 7 - Fairleigh Dickinson ☑ Dec. 28 - Louisville Basketball #DreamBIG

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In football, the Wildcats will welcome the Cardinals to Kroger Field on Nov. 30.

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