Found August 19, 2013 on
The Cardinal Connect:
Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals came in at No. 9 in the preseason AP Poll that was released on Saturday morning. Louisville is one the more interesting teams ranked in the top ten. The majority of the voters feel that the Cardinals are a top 10 team, however there is a few that simply aren’t buying the hype.
All 60 voters had Louisville on their ballot. 75% voted the Cards between 6-10. Only 16% of the voters had Louisville outside of the top ten, while 8% had them inside the top five. Here is a look at which voters thought highly of Louisville and which ones aren’t buying the hype.
#2 – Scott Wolf, Los Angeles Daily News
#4 – Brent Axe, Syracuse Post-Standard
#4 – Doug Lesmerises, Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
#4 – Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News
#21 – Mitch Vingle, Charleston Gazette
#14 – Eric Avidon, Metro West Daily News Massachusetts
#13 – Chris Murray, Reno Gazette Journal
#13 – Chris Fowler, ESPN
Rick Bozich of WDRB.com made an interes...
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