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When the new AP and USA Today college basketball polls are released on Monday, there’s a good chance you’ll see the Louisville Cardinals sitting on top of them. With Duke losing to North Carolina State on Saturday, and Michigan falling to Ohio State on Sunday, the Cards would appear to be next in line to sit at number one. Duke could still make a claim for the top spot since they lost with starting forward Ryan Kelly injured and the fact they beat Louisville. And Indiana could also be in the mix too.
If the Cards do get the top spot, it would be the first time since the end of the 2008-09 regular season.
Personally, I don’t care too much if UofL is ranked number one tomorrow. It’s a nice thing to have that 1 next to the team name, but as we all know, it’s pretty much meaningless in January. Give me that 1 in April and I’ll throw a party.
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Every player has that one opponent that for some reason brings out the best in them. For Louisville senior point guard Peyton Siva, the UConn Huskies are the team for him. In six games against the Huskies in his career, Siva is 5-1.
PS3 has had some of his best individual performances against UConn. In his last four games against the Huskies, Siva is averaging 13.5 points, 6.7 assists...
Coach: Rich Pitino (10 seasons at Louisville 275-106) Overall 627-230, 26 years
2011-12: Record 30-10 overall, 10-8 in Big East (7th)
Starters Returning (3) Peyton Siva, Gorgui Dieng, Chane Behanan
Preseason Tournament: Battle of Atlantis
Top Non-Conference Games: at Memphis, vs. Kentucky
Transfer Out: Jared Swosphire (Northwestern), Elisha Justice
Sat Out: Luke Hancock...
Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program will host a number of visitors over the next couple of weeks. One prospect that Coach Strong and his staff are hoping to see is James Hearns, a 6-foot-3 235-pound defensive end from Tallahassee, FL.
Hearns has been verbally committed to Florida since last February, but there has been some speculation that Hearns may be second guessing...
The University of Louisville and South Florida basketball programs have met 30 times since 1985, with UofL winning 26 times, but none of them more satisfying than the 64-38 crushing of the visiting Bulls Saturday.
Typically the games have been in slow motion, USF agonizing every minute out of the clock with slowdown basketball, attempting to lull participants and onlookers into dreamland...
The Louisville Cardinals were the No. 1 team in many preseason polls, but lost an early five-point decision to Duke in the Bahamas without star center Gorgui Dieng. Now, after the Blue Devils and Michigan were dealt their first losses over the weekend, Rick Pitino’s Cards set atop the AP poll for only the second time in history. The later part of the notation seems ironic with...
The Louisville basketball team was forced to take a rare game day flight to Hartford, CT., for tonight’s Big Monday match-up against Connecticut.
The team was scheduled to depart yesterday afternoon, but had their flight delayed until today, due to severe fog. Louisville’s plane landed in Connecticut approximately four hours before tipoff.
Rick Pitino has the reputation of being...
Louisville’s 64-38 victory over South Florida is the 10th straight victory for the Cards.
The Bulls 38 points is the lowest ever in USF history and ties with the Cards match-up against College of Charleston for the fewest allowed this season.
Senior point guard Peyton Siva scored 17 points en route to joining Louisville’s all time career 1000 point scorers. The UofL program...
Louisville had a busy day, climbing to No. 1 in the Associated Press rankings, flying to Hartford, and then needing a second-half rally to beat Connecticut. To no one's surprise, Peyton Siva was in the middle of it all.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong is on the road recruiting and will stop by Flowery Branch, Ga., High School tomorrow. He’ll visit Chandler Bridges, who has already committed, and will try to flip a three-star safety. Cardinal Authority has the latest on recruiting efforts by Strong.
University of Louisville senior point guard Peyton Siva led the Cardinals in scoring on Saturday and also reached a special milestone. Siva scored 17 points and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career during a 64-38 victory over South Florida in a Big East Conference contest.
Rick Pitino’s team responded tonight exactly like the number one team is supposed to. Despite being down double digits in the first half, Louisville stuck with their game plan and withheld an early run from UConn, cruising to a 73-58 win.
The Cards had a rough start offensively and UConn couldn’t seem to miss in the first half. Peyton Siva picking up two quick fouls in the first...
Peyton Siva scored 17 points - including his 1,000th career point - and Louisville's defense smothered South Florida for a 68-34 win in a Big East Conference game on Saturday.
Russ Smith scored 23 points and Gorgui Dieng had six points and
16 rebounds and Louisville, playing just hours after it moved to
No. 1, used a strong second half to beat Connecticut 73-60 on