Found March 16, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
After beating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Big East Tournament semi-finals for the third straight year, the Cards will now face Syracuse in its fourth Big East Tournament Championship game in the last five years. Led by its senior leader Peyton Siva with 12 points, three rebounds, six assists and seven steals (Tournament Record), the Cards consistently seemed to be in control of this game.  Siva also became the career steal leader at Louisville surpassing Darrell Griffith of the record he has held for over 30 years. Luke Hancock continues consistent play with his fourth straight double digit scoring game and fifth of the last seven.  Luke also went a perfect 3-3 from deep with almost a knack of each one feeling like a dagger to the opponent. With Chane Behanan’s game being left in baggage claim at Standiford Field, Stephen VanTreese played quite a few minutes at the power forward position adding two points and five rebounds in 15 minutes of play (make not the fifth reb...

Siva leads Louisville back to Big East finale

Back in the Big East championship game for the third straight year, at the top where University of Louisville basketball belongs. The last time at Madison Square Garden, the scene of some pretty incredible memories. One last game as a member of the Big East, with a band of Catholic schools taking the league in a different direction. First three seasons in the tourney abysmal, the...

The goggles do nothing! Notre Dame’s green jerseys are retina-burning (pics/vid)

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish took the basketball court at Madison Square Garden on Thursday for a Big East Tournament quarterfinals showdown against the Marquette Golden Eagles. And while the Irish were able to rally and beat the Golden Eagles to reach the semifinals, the talk surrounding the game revolved around the retina-scarring, rods-and-cones-damaging, garish green jerseys...

Jay Bilas critical of Notre Dame’s highlighter green uniforms

Jay Bilas is one of the announcers that is not going to shy away from his opinion. During Thursday night’s Notre Dame-Marquette game in the Big East Tournament, Bilas took a shot at the Adidas designed jerseys. Bilas, Bill Raferty and Sean McDonough were also critical of the white uniforms that ND wore for their first-round game. Here’s the shoes that helped fuel Notre Dame to...

Siva sets all-time steals mark in SF win

NEW YORK – Peyton Siva has left a major mark on the University of Louisville’s men’s basketball program with an outstanding four seasons. Now, Siva holds one of the schools top records – all-time steals for a career.

Dan Shulman’s Notre Dame Jersey Acid Trip Doesn’t Go Well & More Screencaps!

It’s no secret that I hate college basketball until the games actually mean something. You give me tournament action and my ass is firmly planted on a couch watching hours of college teams shoot 35% from the field. That time is here. Is it possible for a college team to score 89-95 points in a game? It’s impossible, right? You turn on the Big East tournament and some 7-foot white...

Notre Dame, Ohio State in field for Gotham Classic

Notre Dame and Ohio State will meet Dec. 21 in the final game of the second annual Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden. Notre Dame, which will be playing its first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and Ohio State, which tied for second in the Big Ten this season, will both play three games on campus before heading for New York, it was announced Thursday by the Gazelle...

LIVE CHAT: U of L vs. Notre Dame

NEW YORK - Cardinal Authority is court side as the University of Louisville men's basketball team opens play in the Big East Tournament on Friday night. Come chat with us during the U of L vs. Notre Dame game at 9 p.m.

The Manti Te'o St. Patrick's Day float exists! (Picture)

We here at Outside the Boxscore would like wish all of you, a "Happy St. Patrick's Day" and hopefully all of our readers will celebrate responsibly. In honor of this special holiday, the Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade featured a special float dedicated to former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o: Yep, the fake girlfriend thing is still funny...

Cardinals bounce Irish in semis again

Louisville has yet another big Saturday night planned in New York. Notre Dame will never get to enjoy even one. Russ Smith scored 20 points and Peyton Siva added 12 to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 69-57 victory over No. 24 Notre Dame on Friday night, the third straight year the Cardinals beat the Fighting Irish in the semifinals of the Big East tournament. ''It's very...

Louisville moves on to 3rd straight BET Final

It is hard to argue that any team has been more successful in the Big East than the Louisville Cardinals in recent history.  This 69-57 victory over Notre Dame, pushed the Cards to their 4th Big East Tournament Final in 5 years. Peyton Siva played his most complete game in a long time as he was seemingly all over the floor.  It was especially obvious on one play where he dove three...

Video: Peyton Siva Honored To Kick It With Bill Clinton

If you haven’t already heard, Bill Clinton, the former president of the United States stopped by the Louisville locker room last night following the Cardinals 74-55 win over Villanova in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament. Senior point guard Peyton SIva says he was extremely honored to meet Clinton and was surprised about how much he knew about basketball

Just Too Tough

Louisville's defense the difference in 69-57 semi-finals win over Notre Dame Friday night.

Screengrab Snafu: This is not the Marquette starting lineup, it's Louisville's

ESPN aired the Big East quarterfinals last night.  Game 1 featured Louisville vs Villanova.  Game 2 featured Notre Dame and their Digger Phelps highlighter unis against Marquette.  Before the second game, ESPN tried to combine the Cardinals and Golden Eagles together in some sort of weird lineup amalmagation.  That's the correct Marquette names with Louisville pictures.  For...

Louisville Knocks Off Notre Dame, Moves On To Big East Tournament Finals vs. Syracuse

Score: No. 4 Louisville 69 No. 24 Notre Dame 57 Stars: Louisville: Peyton Siva 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 7 Stl. Russ Smith 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast. Notre Dame: Jerian Grant 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast. Story: It was the last time that Notre Dame and Louisville would be guaranteed to play each other while both were in the Big East, and the game embraced some true Big East qualities.  The first...

Big East Championship: Cards are Kings of the Big East

by Josh Adams New York City Bureau Peyton Siva won his 2nd Big East Tournament MVP/ A tale of two halves happened at Madison Square Garden Saturday Night, and the final Big East Championship Trophy will now have a permanent place in Louisville, Kentucky. The Louisville Cardinals defeated the Syracuse Orange 78-61 behind a 29-5 run in the second half. The final was...
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