Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 11/16/12
Tough weekend for University of Louisville football diehards. Trying to make sense of a 45-26 beating at Syracuse, hoping it was an aberration, not a trend. Knowing that a previously undefeated team, that wasn’t getting better, now has the full attention of Charlie Strong. Forced to wait another week for the arrival of UConn at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Safe to surmise that UConn has largely been taken for granted, with fans looking forward to another nationally-televised showdown at Rutgers. Wanting to atone for the last minute loss in 2006. The closer next Saturday gets, however, the less UConn will look like a patsy. The Huskies have a 4-6 won-lost record, with wins over Massachusetts, Maryland, Buffalo and Pittsburgh. They’ve been competitive in every game save one, a 40-10 shellacking by Syracuse. UConn, which also has an open date this weekend, needs two more wins, as did Syracuse, to become bowl eligible this season. There won’t be any lack of motivation. Of course, the...
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