ACC's expansion may impact UK's rivalry with UNC, Louisville

08/26/2016 05:46 PM

With the announcement a few weeks ago that the ACC would be expanding their conference schedule, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams told reporters this week that he doesn’t think the Tar Heels will continue their series with Kentucky.

Coach John Calipari addressed Williams’ comment when he spoke to the media yesterday, saying “It would be disappointing if North Carolina and Louisville and those teams in that league (ACC) say we have too many games, we can’t play you. But, obviously we’re Kentucky. We’ll get our games. I’m not worried about it. I always have liked the North Carolina game, but as our fans have found out, it’s us that they watch. It’s not the other teams…It’s about our team.”

TJ and Lachlan discussed the impact of the ACC expanding and how that could effect UK’s rivalry with UNC and even Louisville.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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