According to FB Schedules, the series between the two in-state rivals has gotten a five-year extension though 2027. It will continue to be the regular-season finale for both teams. The current deal was set to expire following the 2022 season.
Kentucky currently leads the all-time series 16-15. including two wins in the last three matchups. That came after the Wildcats suffered five-straight defeats to the Cardinals (thanks, Joker).
But that came after Kentucky enjoyed a four-game winning streak...which came after a four-game streak in favor of the Cardinals.
Needless to say, it’s been a series of runs, so hopefully Kentucky is on the right side of the next one with Louisville in a significant rebuild under Scott Satterfield. The two rivals will face off at Kroger Field to cap off the 2019 regular season.
Here’s a look back at the 2018 edition of the Governor’s Cup: