From Djibouti: the “Battle for the Bluegrass”

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University of Kentucky versus the University of Louisville in the “Battle for the Bluegrass”

This game just kicked off at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville and these troops are cheering on their favorite team from overseas.

Some stats on this intense rivalry (according to Wikipedia):

Total meetings 44
Series record Kentucky leads, 30-14
First meeting February 15, 1913
Kentucky 34, Louisville 10
Last meeting March 31, 2012
Kentucky 69, Louisville 61
Next meeting December 29, 2012
Largest win Kentucky, 91–57 (1948) Kentucky 85-51 (1986)
Longest win streak Kentucky, 5 (1916, 1922 (twice), 1948, 1951)
Current win streak Kentucky, 4 (2010–present)
Trophy none

 

Who’s going to win this year?

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