3 Wayne Blackshear jams two home while UK players just stand around
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is offering a bourbon and some other trinkets to back up his wager that the University of Louisville men's and women's basketball teams will advance to the NCAA championship games.
Fischer's office said he made the bets by phone Thursday with Wichita, Kan., Mayor Carl Brewer and Berkeley, Calif., Mayor Tom Bates. Louisville's men's team plays Wichita State in a semifinal game Saturday night, and Louisville meets California in women's semifinal action Sunday night.
Fischer is offering a trunk containing several brands of bourbon as well as T-shirts, hats, candles and glasses.
Brewer has wagered steaks and beef from Cargill Meats in Wichita on the men, and Bates will send a dozen bottles of local California red wines if the Cardinals win the women's game.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.