Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Kentucky.com For the second consecutive season, the college basketball crew at CBSSports.com has released their preseason 100 player rankings. Four Louisville Cardinals were honored, with Russ Smith being the highest ranked at No. 4. 4. Russ Smith (Louisville) Vitals: 6-1 | Sr. | G Comment: Smith was the best player on the nation’s best team last season. His return to Louisville for his senior season will give the Cards a chance to repeat as national champions. 16. Montrezl Harrell (Louisville) Vitals: 6-8 | Soph. | F Comment: Rick Pitino told me this summer that he expects to coach Harrell for just one more season. This will be college basketball’s breakout player, most think. — GP 39. Chane Behanan (Louisville) Vitals: 6-8 | Jr. | F Comment: Behanan is famous for being the recruit Rick Pitino once said was his best since Jamal Mashburn. Behanan’s not that, but he is reliable within 12 feet of the hoop. He should be a double-double guy this year now that Gorgui Dieng’s 9.4 rebounds...
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