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The Indiana-Kentucky series will resume in 2025 without John Calipari

  • Alex Bozich 04/08/2024 8:06 am  

When Indiana and Kentucky announced an agreement to resume a basketball series beginning in 2025, Hoosier fans joked that John Calipari wouldn’t be around when the Wildcats visit Bloomington in 2028. After news broke late Sunday that Calipari is leaving ...

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POTB 449: The Indiana-Kentucky series is back with Rick Bozich

  • Staff 10/04/2023 12:29 pm  

Podcast on the Brink is back for a new episode with host Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall. On this episode, Bozich is joined by Rick Bozich of to discuss the return of the Indiana-Kentucky series, takeaways from IU’s recent media ...

Indiana-Kentucky basketball series is set to resume in 2025

  • Staff 10/03/2023 2:08 pm  

The Indiana-Kentucky series will return in 2025, the two programs announced Tuesday afternoon. Here’s the full release: BLOOMINGTON, Ind., and LEXINGTON, Ky. – It’s back. One of college basketball’s most important and storied rivalries is back on the schedule. Indiana ...

Report: Indiana, Kentucky finalize game sites for upcoming four-game series

  • Alex Bozich 10/03/2023 1:38 pm  

Indiana and Kentucky have agreed to game sites for an upcoming four-game series, according to Jon Rothstein. The much-discussed series, which is scheduled to begin with the 2025-26 season, will be played at the following locations: 2025-26: Rupp Arena 2026-27: ...

Indiana and Kentucky men’s basketball series will be four games, per John Calipari

  • Alex Bozich 10/20/2022 12:56 pm  

On Wednesday, John Calipari said at SEC media days that Indiana and Kentucky had “agreed in principle” to resume their series in men’s basketball. On Thursday, Calipari said the programs will play four times according to Cameron Drummond of The ...

Calipari says Indiana and Kentucky have “agreed in principle” to series beginning in 2025-26 season

  • Alex Bozich 10/19/2022 11:27 am  

Indiana and Kentucky have agreed in principle to resume their series in men’s basketball, according to John Calipari. Speaking at the SEC men’s basketball tipoff media days in Birmingham, Calipari said the two programs have a deal to play beginning ...

Report: Indiana and Kentucky in talks to resume men’s basketball series with “games both on campus and at neutral sites”

  • Staff 10/12/2022 11:29 am  

According to Jon Rothstein, Indiana and Kentucky are in talks to resume a series in men’s basketball. The series would include games “both on campus and at neutral sites”, per Rothstein’s reporting. Indiana and Kentucky have not played since the ...

Mike Woodson wants to resume series with Kentucky: “I’m not going to let it die”

  • Alex Bozich 05/26/2022 8:58 am  

The Indiana-Kentucky series ended when Christian Watford sank a buzzer-beater in 2011 to stun the No. 1 Wildcats at Assembly Hall. Kentucky went on to avenge that loss with a 102-90 victory over the Hoosiers in the 2012 South Regional ...

Film Session: Kentucky

  • Ryan Corazza 03/21/2016 10:01 am  

The Kentucky Wildcats entered Saturday evening’s round of 32 matchup with the nation’s most efficient offense. By game’s end, they fell back to No. 2, as the Hoosiers held their high-powered attack to just .94 points per possession. We’ll take ...

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Video: John Calipari, Kentucky players react to loss to Indiana

  • Staff 03/19/2016 9:28 pm  

DES MOINES, Iowa – John Calipari, Tyler Ulis and Marcus Lee addressed the media following Kentucky’s 73-67 loss to Indiana in the 2016 NCAA tournament second round on Saturday at Wells Fargo. Watch the full press conference below: Quotes are ...

The Minute After: Kentucky

  • Ryan Corazza 03/19/2016 8:45 pm  

Thoughts on a 73-67 victory over the Wildcats: Kentucky had the answers for Indiana. The Wildcats’ length and athleticism made the Hoosiers uncomfortable on offense. They brilliantly denied Yogi Ferrell the ball on inbounds passes and let Troy Williams dribble as much ...

What to Expect: Kentucky

  • Alex Bozich 03/18/2016 12:11 pm  

Indiana advanced to the second round of the 2016 NCAA tournament in convincing fashion on Thursday night as the Hoosiers crushed Chattanooga, 99-74. The reward for beating the Mocs? A second round showdown with Kentucky. The Wildcats, now winners of ...

Glass: Program has returned to 1980’s form

  • Justin Albers 12/13/2012 12:31 pm  

Fred Glass knew what Indiana basketball was supposed to look like. Glass graduated from IU in 1980, and he was at Assembly Hall for numerous games during the Bob Knight era. When Glass took over as Indiana’s Athletics Director in ...

C-J columnist: IU-UK series is dead as a rotary phone for next season

  • Staff 05/31/2012 10:25 am  

Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky basketball won’t meet IU three-quarter way UK coach John Calipari will hug and kiss the Cardinal Bird before he agrees to play another game in Bloomington. That’s his prerogative. It’s puzzling because Calipari has always claimed to ...

Complete text of Glass’ letter to Kentucky AD Barnhart

  • Staff 05/30/2012 4:25 pm  

Here’s the complete text of Indiana Athletics Director Fred Glass’ letter to Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart regarding the Indiana-Kentucky basketball series. The letter was first obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request by The Bloomington Herald-Times. The response ...

Herald-Times report shows Kentucky rejected IU’s compromise to continue series

  • Staff 05/30/2012 3:32 pm  

The Hoosier Scoop: Letter from Glass to Barnhart shows Kentucky rejected Indiana’s recent compromise proposal to revive series “We were trying to find something that worked well for everyone,” Glass said by phone. “That was a suggestion that a number ...