West Virginia Coach Bob Huggins could only sit quietly and watch as Kentucky obliterated the Mountaineers 78-39 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament round of 16 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
West Virginia Coach Bob Huggins could only sit quietly and watch as Kentucky obliterated the Mountaineers 78-39 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament round of 16 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Lexington Herald-Leader file photo
West Virginia Coach Bob Huggins could only sit quietly and watch as Kentucky obliterated the Mountaineers 78-39 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament round of 16 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Lexington Herald-Leader file photo

Is there a better ‘near rivalry’ in college hoops than Kentucky vs. West Virginia?

January 25, 2018 06:38 PM

About Mark Story

Mark Story

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.