Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/15/13
Last night, I re-watched the last game ever played in Freedom Hall – 2010 versus #1 Syracuse. To take anything away from a game that was now 5 seasons ago and apply it to the current version of Louisville men’s basketball would be seemingly irrational, right? Maybe. Maybe not. I see a fair number of similarities between the ‘09/’10 Cardinals and the ‘13/’14 Cardinals, and have honestly been saying that since the championship win. I always felt, talent-wise, that we were a team to beat coming into this year. This is perhaps the most exciting incoming class of recruits that Pitino has ever had, and you add them to a team already consisting of Wayne Blackshear, Luke Hancock, Chane Behanan, Montrezl Harrell and Russ Smith. The scoring potential for this team is off the charts. I’ve had several conversations with other Louisville fans about the fact that we could be even better this year than we were last year after winning a championship. On the outside, that would seem totally delusion...
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