That year, Louisville beat Kentucky in overtime in the NCAA Mideast Regional Finals. It was the teams' first meeting since 1959. It took the governor to get the two schools together on an annual basis, and before Saturday the Wildcats were 18-11 since the annual game started in 1983-84.
Saturday's game was the fifth time the schools had met in the NCAA tournament — the two sides having split the four previous meetings.
Kentucky won the earlier matchup this season, 69-62 on Dec. 31.
Associated Press Writer Janet Cappiello contributed to this report.
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