The Kentucky vs. Louisville rivalry is already one of the best in men's college basketball. Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel made a comment today that is sure to make the Cardinals even a little more fired up for this year's matchup, taking place on Saturday.
For reference, Louisville's center, Gorgui Dieng, broke his wrist in late November and has been unable to play since. Coach Rick Pitino announced yesterday that Dieng will return to action against Kentucky, and that there are "no limitations on his playing time."
Upon hearing that Dieng will be starting and playing against the Wildcats, Nerlens Noel reportedly said the below, according to the Courier-Journal's Kyle Tucker:
Expect Dieng and the Cardinals to attempt to show Mr. Noel what "full strength" means.