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We’ve all been reminded numerous times over the past week that this is the last of the Big East as we currently know it. You can’t turn on ESPN without seeing vintage highlights from some of the best players to ever play in the Big East. Patrick Ewing, Allen Iverson, Kemba Walker, Alonzo Mourning and Ray Allen have all been shown multiple times on ESPN this week.
Because Louisville has only been in the Big East since 2005, there haven’t been many highlights of the Cardinals shown when the four letter network dives into the vault for classic footage. Fair enough, I suppose. The legacy of this league was built far before Louisville joined. Although Rick Pitino is the winningest coach in the Big East since joining the league, the foundation was built by the likes of Syracuse, Georgetown, Villanova, Seton Hall and St. John’s.
Regardless of what happens this weekend, the Big East most likely won’t be remembered for anything that Louisville has done. With that said, Louisville senior poin...
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Louisville senior point guard Peyton Siva has been named the 2013 Big East Scholar of the Year. Siva received the award on Tuesday afternoon in New York City at the Big East Award Ceremony. Siva is the first Louisville player to win the award since the Cardinals joined the Big East in 2005. Here is the excerpt from the Big East press release.
A senior from Seattle, Wash., Siva will...
Back in the Big East championship game for the third straight year, at the top where University of Louisville basketball belongs. The last time at Madison Square Garden, the scene of some pretty incredible memories.
One last game as a member of the Big East, with a band of Catholic schools taking the league in a different direction. First three seasons in the tourney abysmal, the...
In a field where many athletes are seen as slackers and people who take the easy way out when it comes to academics. Louisville team captain, Peyton Siva, disproved that theory, as he won the Big East Scholar Athlete of the Year award for the 2012-2013 season.
Siva recorded a 3.77 GPA and is a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS award. Congratulations to Peyton Siva! It...
NEW YORK – Peyton Siva has left a major mark on the University of Louisville’s men’s basketball program with an outstanding four seasons. Now, Siva holds one of the schools top records – all-time steals for a career.
Louisville has yet another big Saturday night planned in New York. Notre Dame will never get to enjoy even one.
Russ Smith scored 20 points and Peyton Siva added 12 to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 69-57 victory over No. 24 Notre Dame on Friday night, the third straight year the Cardinals beat the Fighting Irish in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.
Louisville will play in their third consecutive Big East tournament championship game on Saturday evening. Rick Pitino’s team never trailed against Notre Dame, cruising to a comfortable 69-57 win over Notre Dame.
Peyton Siva and Russ Smith both broke school records in Louisville’s win. Siva is now the school’s all time leader in steals, passing Darrell Griffith. He officially...
If you haven’t already heard, Bill Clinton, the former president of the United States stopped by the Louisville locker room last night following the Cardinals 74-55 win over Villanova in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament. Senior point guard Peyton SIva says he was extremely honored to meet Clinton and was surprised about how much he knew about basketball
ESPN aired the Big East quarterfinals last night. Game 1 featured Louisville vs Villanova. Game 2 featured Notre Dame and their Digger Phelps highlighter unis against Marquette. Before the second game, ESPN tried to combine the Cardinals and Golden Eagles together in some sort of weird lineup amalmagation. That's the correct Marquette names with Louisville pictures. For...
Score: No. 4 Louisville 69 No. 24 Notre Dame 57
Stars: Louisville: Peyton Siva 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 7 Stl. Russ Smith 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast. Notre Dame: Jerian Grant 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast.
Story: It was the last time that Notre Dame and Louisville would be guaranteed to play each other while both were in the Big East, and the game embraced some true Big East qualities.