Surprisingly, it wasn’t a sellout as the Louisville Cardinals opened KFC Yum! Center with a 83-66 win over Northern Kentucky University.
In a year full of new-arena openings, the new downtown Louisville facility should be a standout, and we’re looking forward to a visit. Still, the first two games — the women opened yesterday with an exhibition, but the attendance wasn’t even reported in the box score — didn’t seem to generate a lot of enthusiasm among the Cardinals faithful; we expect more in coming weeks.
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