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Conference Changes: Missouri Valley Flashback

As the University of Louisville makes the move to the ACC, Cardinal Authority provides a glimpse into conference past. The first of the four part series takes a quick look at the successes enjoyed in the Missouri Valley Conference from 1963-1974.

It was the era, to many, that saw the University of Louisville solidify itself as one of the nation's annual elites in college basketball. The more than a decade time spent in the Missouri Valley Conference saw the Cardinals basketball team make repeat trips to the Final Four, hire one of the nation's brightest young minds and be home to some of the games best players. Upon entry in the...