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UK-UL is 'bigger than the Super Bowl'

Kentucky and Louisville fans draw the battle lines, prepare for Saturday.

Originally Published: March 29, 2012
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- It's a little after lunchtime on Wednesday, and Fan Outfitters -- a store geared exclusively toward peddling Kentucky and Louisville merchandise -- is packed. Despite having four sales clerks working the registers, the line stretches out the door.

Fans like Jamil Shalash have come to dress themselves for battle. Shalash is wearing a red Louisville T-shirt but is poking around the new Final Four-themed items before he leaves for New Orleans on Friday. He's gone to ...

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