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Kentucky vs. Louisville Matchup Stats

  • Kentucky leads series 31-15 (3-2 in the NCAA’s)
  • Sixth time they’ve ever met in the tournament: (’51 first round – K, ’59 Sweet Sixteen – L, ’83 Elite Eight – L, ’84 Sweet Sixteen – K, ’12 Final Four – K)
  • The ’83 Elite Eight encounter went into overtime and renewed the rivalry, which had been dormant since 1916.

 Tournament Record

  • Pitino: 11-10 (5-9) – In the tournament: 2-1
  • Calipari: 10-11 (5-2) – In the tournament: 1-2

 Sweet Sixteen Record

  • Calipari is 7-2
  • Rick Pitino is 11-0

PITINO’s Sweet Sixteen Record:

  • Providence: 1-0
  • Kentucky: 5-0
  • Louisville: 5-0

CALIPARI’s Sweet Sixteen Record:

  • UMass: 2-1
  • Memphis: 3-1
  • Kentucky: 2-0

*Pitino’s ’92 Kentucky team defeated Calipari’s UMass 87-77 in the Sweet Sixteen

Here are the sites for the previous Louisville-Kentucky NCAA encounters:

  • 2014 – Indianapolis
  • 2012 – New Orleans
  • 1984 – Lexington, KY
  • 1983 – Knoxville, TN
  • 1959 – Evanston, IL
  • 1951 – Raleigh, NC

 Here are the sites for the Pitino-Calipari matchups:

  • 2014 – Indianapolis
  • 2012 – New Orleans
  • 1996 – East Rutherford, NJ
  • 1992 — Philadelphia

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