Breaking with tradition always carries an element of risk. So when Kentucky Ballet Theatre premiered an original ballet, The Night Before Christmas, in 2012, instead of its annual performance of The Nutcracker, no one could predict the outcome.
Neither Kentucky nor Louisville has had to sweat this season. UK has not trailed in the final 13:04 of any game, and only trailed in the second half against two opponents (Buffalo and Columbia). Louisville has not faced a deficit in the final 16 ...