Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office
Kentucky, Wisconsin Governors Offer Friendly Wager on NCAA Final Four Game
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker are wagering on their home teams in Saturday’s NCAA Final Four men’s basketball game.
Gov. Beshear bet a basket of Kentucky bourbons from Lexington-area distillers that the University of Kentucky will prevail over the University of Wisconsin. Bourbons are provided by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. Gov. Walker bet a basket of Wisconsin cheese, sausage and root beer that Wisconsin will beat Kentucky in the matchup.
“For the second year in a row, the Cats will be facing the Badgers in what is sure to be another thrilling Final Four game between the two teams,” said Gov. Beshear. “Kentucky has already made history with an undefeated season, and we’ll be rooting them on to continue the streak this weekend. Go Cats!”
The Wildcats will tip off against the Badgers Saturday, April 4 at approximately 8:49 p.m. Eastern time at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.