Found July 12, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
Five-star center Cliff Alexander is one of top the prospects in the country and he’s also one of Rick Pitino’s top targets in the 2014 class. Alexander, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound, Chicago native listed Louisville as one of the schools he wants to take an official visit to. At the Peach Jam AAU event yesterday Alexander told that he has a great relationship with Rick Pitino. Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts was in attendance at the event to see Alexander in action. It’s hard to imagine that Keatts and the rest of the coaches in attendance didn’t leave with a great impression. Alexander was reportedly dominant on Thursday night, dunking every time he caught the ball near the rim. Alexander has a solid relationship with Pitino and he’s also impressed with Louisville’s current commitments. “JaQuan and Quentin can pass the ball really well,” he tells Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal. “They can score at will, and they’re great players.” Kentucky and Michigan State are beli...

Pitino Watched Quentin Snider & JaQuan Lyle Put On A Show Last Night

Rick Pitino and Mike Balado were in Indianapolis on Wednesday night at the Adidas Classic Invitational to see two of their current commitments from the 2014 class. Quentin Snider has been a loyal member of the Louisville Magic AAU club and has made quite a name for himself, playing for former Louisville Center Ellis Myles, who formed the team two years ago. JaQuan Lyle chose to leave...

Trey Lyles Says Louisville May Develop Players Better Than Kentucky

It goes without saying that, Trey Lyles, a 6-foot-8 five star forward from Indianapolis is likely Rick Pitino’s top target in the 2014 class. The commitment of JaQuan Lyle is believed to have helped Louisville’s chances with Lyles. Kentucky was for a long time considered the favorite, but some speculate that Louisville may have edged ahead. A comment from Lyles tonight at the...

Luke Hancock Scores 27 As Team USA Gets Eliminated From Medal Contention

Louisville senior-to-be Luke Hancock exploded for a game high 27 points on Friday morning for the United States team at the World University Games in Russia. Unfortunately the United States was defeated by Canada 94-85 and have been eliminated from medal contention. Their next opponent is yet to be determined, but they best Team USA can finish is ninth place. This isn’t exactly...

'Goodluck' has no favorites; likes the Cards

INDIANAPOLIS - University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino was front and center on Thursday morning, recruiting one of the school’s top targets in the Class of 2014. Pitino and assistant Mike Balado were watching Goodluck Okonoboh, a 6-foot-9 center who chatted with Cardinal Authority after the game.

Pitino finishes his evaluations at Peach Jam

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino finished up his evaluation part of the first recruiting period in July on Saturday at the Peach Jam. The assistants remain on the road as the period ends on Sunday at 5 p.m. Cardinal Authority has all the details of where the staff is recruiting.

JaQuan Lyle Is A Game Changing Recruit

Rick Pitino is currently in the process of assembling the best recruiting classes in the history of the Louisville basketball program. currently ranks the 2014 class as the second best in the country and the Louisville staff is still in very good shape with a couple of the best prospects in the country. Over the past couple of years, Louisville has had a lot of success...

Pitino starts evaluation period in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – The first day of the July evaluation period is complete and Cardinal Authority has a day one report for the University of Louisville. Where were Rick Pitino and his staff? Cardinal Authority has the scoop.

Alexander dominates Peach Jam; talks U of L

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and his staff are involved in the recruitment of several top prospects. One of the best post players in the country – Cliff Alexander – will visit Louisville this fall. Cardinal Authority spoke with Alexander at the Nike Peach Jam.

Goodluck Okonoboh’s recruitment following similar path to that of Noah Vonleh

INDIANAPOLIS — Class of 2014 forward Goodluck Okonoboh drew a large contingent of head coaches for his first game of the July evaluation period in the adidas Invitational on Thursday morning. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, Louisville’s Rick Pitino, Ohio State’s Thad Matta and North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried were among the faces in the crowd. But none [...]The post Goodluck...
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