Once upon a time, there was nothing better than that Saturday afternoon (usually) when Kentucky and Indiana got together for the annual border war.
No game, not one, stirred so much emotion, drew so much nationwide attention or meant so much to so many people as the day when UK and IU tipped it off.
Border war? That is putting it mildly. The Russians could have crossed the Ohio River going either way and would have gotten a better reception.
More often than not, from the early 70's to the mid 90's, one or the other was ranked in the Top 5. Sometimes both were.