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The Cardinal Connect:
In week nine of both college basketball polls, the 12-1 Louisville Cardinals come in at No. 4. The Cards were ranked No. 4 last week in the AP Poll, but dropped one spot from 3-to-4 in the Coaches Poll.
Arizona and Louisville were tied at No. 3 last week, but the Wildcats jumped head of the Cards this week. Duke, Michigan and Arizona are your top three and are the only three teams in the country that still haven’t lost.
AP Top 25
8. Ohio State
18. Michigan State
19. San Diego State
20. New Mexico
21. Notre Dame
22. Oklahoma State
23. North Carolina State
25. Kansas State
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Louisville coach Rick Pitino isn't worried about a letdown after the big victory over Kentucky.
That's because the No. 4 Cardinals (12-1) have something to prove in Wednesday's Big East Conference opener against Providence (8-4).
Louisville's 90-59 loss at Providence last January was the Cardinals' worst of the season. Pitino credits the Friars for playing well...
After having arguably the best performance of his career, Louisville forward Chane Behanan is expected to miss the Cards Big East opener against Providence tomorrow night.
Coach Pitino told the media earlier this afternoon that Behanan, along with redshirt freshman Mangok Mathiang are battling the flu. “We’re a little under the weather right now, and our practices have not been...
Charlie Strong opened up his final press conference before the Sugar Bowl by thanking all of the folks involved with the event for their hospitality. Strong says he and his team are very grateful to be participating.
Strong says this game is the first game to prepare for next season. He called it a measuring stick for his program.
During the long layoff, going five weeks without...
Charlie Strong picked up his 11th commitment from the 2013 class earlier tonight.
Derrick Calloway, a 4-star defensive tackle from Bradenton, FL., committed to Louisville during the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.
Calloway, a 6-foot-1 300-pound prospect chose Louisville over South Florida and Missouri. He also had offers from North Carolina, Arkansas, USC, Florida, Miami, Ole...
NEW ORLEANS - University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong met with the media on Tuesday morning at the Marriott RiverWalk in New Orleans. Strong will guide the Cardinals into the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Wednesday in the Superdome.
Derek Self was a four-year star while pitching for the Louisville Cardinals. The Kentucky native went a combined 19-5 and sported a 3.43 era in 215 plus innings for the Cardinals. The following are the major awards he picked up while in college:
2012 Third Team All-BIG EAST
NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
2009 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
In bowl season, there are reasons to watch every game. Some teams show such offensive prowess that it would be unthinkable to miss the show. Other games promise a defensive showdown that would otherwise be a very boring game. Still others showcase hall of fame head coaches in a battle fit for a highlight reel. The following reasons should motivate you to watch this year’s...
Kentucky averages five made three points shots per game and Louisville gives up that average on the season, but UK connected on 10 from deep against the Cards.
Not only was the game close in points, but other areas as well. Cards lost rebounding battle just 35/38; both teams with 21 personal fouls; Louisville finished with one more assist on the night 11/10; UK with one more...
As I waited around the house today before departing for the airport to catch my flight to New Orelans, I re-watched Saturday’s Louisville vs. Kentucky game. Chane Behanan is just as deserving as Russ Smith for Big East player of the week. Behanan was the best player on the floor on Saturday. Here is an awesome highlight mix from Saturday’s game.
The University of Louisville football team wouldn’t be playing in the Allstate Sugar Bowl without the leg of one player – John Wallace. The redshirt freshman from Cecilia, Ky., has kicked two game-winning field goals, including the season-ending win over Rutgers that gave the Cardinals the BCS bowl berth.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — The matchup was always a possibility when the brothers picked their schools, but it never seemed likely. Offensive guard Kamran Joyer began his collegiate career at Louisville while younger brother Hunter decided to take the reigns of the fullback position at Florida. A game between the Big East and Southeastern Conference schools wasn’t likely, but it will...
Louisville wide receiver Eli Rogers briefly spoke to the media following Louisville’s New Year’s Eve practice. Rogers talked a little bit about the differences between Big East and SEC competition. Video courtesy of Jody Demling.
NEW ORLEANS – Jeremy Wright has becomes the featured guy in the backfield for the University of Louisville since Senorise Perry suffered his injury against Syracuse. Wright has over 1,000 all-purpose yards heading into the Allstate Sugar Bowl game on Wednesday when the Cardinals face Florida.
During his pregame press conference on Tuesday, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino explained that the Cardinals are battling the flu bug. Sophomore Chane Behanan was described as "doubtful" for the team's Big East opener against Providence on Wednesday
Rick Pitino will host two for the Cardinals conference opener at the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday