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CHARLESTON, S.C. - Wayne Blackshear had 18 points and No. 5 Louisville used its stifling defense to take control in an 80-38 victory over College of Charleston on Tuesday night.
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Louisville’s performance tonight against College of Charleston was impressive to say the least. The Cards played phenomenal defense and were able to control the tempo and play at a style of pace that favored them. There really isn’t a lot to be critical of an 80-38 win over a team that a lot of folks think will play in the NCAA tournament.
Wayne Blackshear had a career high...
Wayne Blackshear had 18 points and No. 5 Louisville used its stifling defense to take control in an 80-38 victory over College of Charleston on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals (7-1) used a 22-7 run midway through the opening half to build a 36-14 lead and easily win their second straight since a loss to Duke.
Russ Smith had 13 points and Peyton Siva 12 for Louisville, which turned...
Louisville hasn’t announced anything as far as Charlie Strong having a finalized contract extension, but Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated is reporting that Strong has turned down Tennessee and will remain the head coach at Louisville.
I realize how inaccurate some of the reports have been over the past 48 hours, but Thamel is as credible as it gets. Here is an excerpt from his...
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Louisville head coach Charlie Strong addressed the media at 8 AM this morning to announce that he has turned down the Tennessee job and will remain at the University of Louisville.
Before taking questions Charlie Stream read a 4+ minute prepared statement.
“This was the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make,” Strong said. What it all came down...
In October of last year, Louisville head coach Charlie Strong signed a two-year contract extension, making the deal an overall seven years. Although the team was just 2-4 at the time, Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich knew good things were to come and did what was needed to keep Strong happy.
With the reconstructed deal, Strong’s annual salary was raised to $2.3 million through...
A mandatory team meeting of University of Louisville football players has been called for 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, with the agenda being preparations for the Sugar Bowl game against Florida.
That may have been the original intent but circumstances dictate that the meeting will center on the coaching situation, and whether Charlie Strong will head for Tennessee.
Right now, the players...
Charlie Strong is staying at Louisville.
The football coach said he turned down an offer from Tennessee and will stay with the Cardinals.
''It became clear to me that it was best to stay in Louisville,'' Strong said at a press conference at the stadium on Thursday morning. ''We haven't finished the job yet.''
The No. 22 Cardinals (10-2) won...
The drama surrounding Charlie Strong’s future here at Louisville has finally made an impact on recruiting in a negative way.
Wells Dusenbury of ESPN760 in Palm Beach, Fla. says Louisville recruit Sean Paul will postpone his official visit to Louisville due to the uncertainty of Strong’s future with the school.
Paul, a 3-star cornerback has had Louisville and Wake Forest at the...
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Pete Thammel, of Sports Illustrated, is reporting that Charlie Strong has recommitted to the University of Louisville football program, turning down an offer to coach at Tennessee.
The word followed reports throughout the day Wednesday that UofL and UT were engaged in an intense bidding war for Strong’s services....
Former University of Louisville football coach Howard Schnellenberger with some advice for UofL and Charlie Strong and thoughts on the Tennessee situation.
Charlie Strong wanted more media attention for his football program and that is exactly what he has gotten. There is an overwhelming amount of media crowded around the Louisville football practice facility waiting for an update on Strong’s future with the program. This photo of the players walking into the practice facility was recently posted on Twitter from Fred Cowgill of WLKY...
Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports is reporting that a source has informed him that Tennessee has officially offered their head coaching job to Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy. Just 24 hours ago Charlie Strong and Mike Gundy were listed as the top two candidates.
Mike Gundy hasn’t accepted the position yet, but Charlie Strong and Gundy both reportedly met with Tennessee athletic director...
Despite the recent and unfortunate drama surrounding Louisville’s football program, the staff is still working hard on the recruiting trail. It started on Sunday night when Finesse Middleton, a former Ole Miss commit switched his commitment from the Rebels to the Cardinals. The Louisville staff has reportedly been in Florida this week to visit with two defensive back prospects...
The Charlie Strong coaching saga continues. Rumors are that Tennessee has offered him a contract and now Louisville has made a counter. Has Strong made up his mind? Check out Cardinal Authority for the latest.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong read a four-plus minute statement about his future. Strong turned down an offer to coach at Tennessee and will remain at U of L.