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Wednesday Quickies: Best Basketball City Edition

Lexington ranked best basketball city in Kentucky, and more in today’s quickies!

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky Midnight Madness Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning BBN, good news! Lexington has been ranked the best city for basketball fans in the state, according to a study by WalletHub.

This isn’t surprising; obviously the home to the best basketball program in the state is the best basketball city in the Commonwealth. But what is surprising (and truly hilarious) is that Louisville is ranked seventh. And that’s not in the nation, but in just the state of Kentucky. Here are the rankings within the state (national ranking next to name).

33. Lexington

55. Murray

60. Morehead

89. Richmond

90. Highland Heights

93. Bowling Green

181. Louisville

It’s not surprising that Lexington is over Louisville. But putting Louisville seventh in the state is shocking (and great).

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