Found November 25, 2012 on
The Cardinal Connect:
Without one of the best centers in the country, Louisville managed to make it a competitive game against No. 5 Duke, but in the end, the Blue Devils were too much for the Cards.
I thought the team played extremely hard during their time in the Bahamas, but a number of mistakes cost them quite a bit tonight. Duke is a team that will make you pay for nearly every mistake. Despite getting down by as many as 9 in the second half, the Cards battled back and had a chance to win.
Having Gorgui Dieng would have been a big help for the Cards, but surprisingly it wasn’t the post play that hurt Louisville tonight. Peyton Siva and Russ Smith both played solid, but Duke’s Quinn Cook and Seth Curry were the different makers in my opinion.
Tonight’s loss was frustrating because the Cards played poorly and still had chances t win. On the bright side, Louisville was without Gorgui Dieng and Chane Behanan played one of the worst games of his career and yet they still had a chance to win. Behanan was ...
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Louisville senior center Gorgui Dieng is out indefinitely after he broke his left wrist during a game against Missouri on Friday.
Dieng fell while taking a charge during the No. 2 Cardinals' 84-61 victory in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. He returned with a taped wrist and played 22 more minutes but missed Saturday's 76-71 loss to No....
The folks at UofL released more information on Gorgui Dieng’s wrist injury earlier this afternoon. I’m sure most of you have already heard by now, but if you haven’t, Dieng will undergo wrist surgery tomorrow and is likely to miss 4-to-6 weeks of action.
“With a little luck, Gorgui will be back by the start of our Big East schedule,” said Coach Pitino. “We will miss his...
Louisville has announced that center Gorgui Dieng will miss four to six weeks with a broken left wrist.
Dieng will have a screw inserted into his scaphold bone Tuesday at the Kleinert Kutz Hand Center. The 6-foot-11 junior broke his wrist on Friday against Missouri.
Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said in a statement Monday that ''with a little luck'' Dieng will return...
Louisville will be without Gorgui Dieng tonight when they take on No. 5 Duke in the championship for the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis. Kenny Klein, the UofL sports information director broke the unfortunate news earlier this afternoon. Dieng injured his wrist while taking a charge in first half of Louisville’s win over Missouri.
Dieng is averaging 8 points and 8 rebounds on the season...
Gorgui Dieng has a broken wrist and will miss an undermined amount of playing time.
Gorgui Dieng (Photo by Menefee Seay)
An x-ray taken at Jewish Hospital Sunday night revealed a broken scaphoid bone in his left wrist. His prognosis will be updated after further examination from a hand specialist on Monday.
Dieng fell while taking a charge early in the first half of the University...
University of Louisville starting center Gorgui Dieng will be sidelined an undetermined amount of time with a broken wrist. Dieng, who missed Saturday’s game against Duke, had an X-Ray on Sunday the school announced.
Louisville SID Kenny Klein sent out a press release late on Sunday evening with some very unfortunate news. Center Gorgui Dieng had an x-ray this afternoon when the team returned from the Bahamas that revealed a broken wrist.
An x-ray taken at Jewish Hospital when the Cardinals returned from the Bahamas on Sunday night revealed a broken scaphoid bone in his left wrist. His prognosis...
The University of Louisville announced on Monday that center Gorgui Dieng will be sidelined for four to six weeks with a broken wrist. The Cardinals also dropped in the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches Polls.
The second-ranked University of Louisville men's basketball team played without center Gorgui Dieng and lost its first game of the season, a 76-71 decision to Duke in the Battle 4 Atlantis final.
Louisville didn't have its man in the middle to face Duke.
Gorgui Dieng, one of the best shot blockers in the country, missed Saturday night's championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis with a left wrist injury.
After No. 5 Duke's 76-71 victory over the second-ranked Cardinals, coach Rick Pitino didn't know how long Dieng would be out or how serious the injury is...