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This Saturday the future of Louisville’s backcourt played at Iroquois Park.  Terry Rozier did not dissapoint fans as he went on to drop 68 points (55 after halftime).  His fellow Louisville commit, Anton Gill, also had 28 points.  Their team, Hargrave Military Academy, ended up winning in a double overtime thriller. Many current Louisville players were on hand to watch the game including Peyton Siva and  Chane Behanan. Rozier said the basket looked like an ocean in the second half and that showed in his play.  If this is any indication of what kind of offensive firepower we have coming to Louisville over the next few years…then we all may be in for a pleasant surprise for years to come.  

Rick Pitino Says Kevin Ware Won’t Be Back Anytime Soon

In his post game radio interview with Bob Valvano on 84WHAS, Rick Pitino said Cardinal sophomore guard Kevin Ware won’t be back anytime soon. It was announced earlier this afternoon that Ware was suspended indefinitely for undisclosed reasons. Pitino hasn’t hinted at what exactly what Ware did to earn an indefinite suspension, but it certainly doesn’t look good at this point...

Terry Rozier Scores 68 Points At Last Night’s Louisville HS HoopFest

Yesterday was arguably the worst performance of the season for Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals as they dropped their third game in a row to Georgetown 53-51. While the current Cardinals were a disappointment yesterday, that certainly wasn’t the case for future Louisville guards Terry Rozier and Anton Gill. Rozier and Gill of Hargrave Military Academy participated in last...

Louisville Is A 6-Point Favorite Over Pitt

According to, Louisville is currently a 6-point favorite for tonight’s match-up against Pittsburgh. The Panthers are 17-4 overall and 5-3 in Big East play. Pitt defeated Depaul 93-55 on Saturday and has won four games in a row.  Louisville leads the overall series against Pitt 7-5 and are 4-2 when playing the Panthers at home. Rick Pitino calls this a must win...

Louisville without Blackshear, Ware

Struggling Louisville will be without starting forward Wayne Blackshear and reserve guard Kevin Ware when the No. 12 Cardinals take on Pittsburgh in Monday night's Big East Conference matchup. The Cardinals announced Monday that Blackshear, averaging 9.2 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest while starting 19 of 20 games, is expected to be out for a ''short period'...

Cardinals edge Pitt, snap skid

Russ Smith and Gorgui Dieng combined for 34 points and sealed the game with four free throws in the final 12 seconds as No. 12 Louisville ended a three-game losing streak with a 64-61 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday night. Louisville, which has slumped since being No. 1 two weeks ago, saw an 11-point second-half lead cut to 60-58 on Tray Woodall's 3-pointer with 13.3 seconds...

Good Louisville shows up, dispatches Pitt 67-64

That’s the team we remember, the one missing in action for a week, one challenging every rotation of the basketball, digging deep, finding itself, dispatching the chess team back to the student activities center. Good opponent Pittsburgh, which always seeming to bring out the best in the Cardinals. Remember the 69-63 win over No. 1 Pitt during the 2008-09 season? Or the 63-59 overtime...

Louisville drops 3rd in a row

For the third time since becoming number 1, Louisville failed to score as many teams as the other team.  This time the defeat was to the hands of Georgetown, 53-51. It is hard to pin point one player who really stood out saturday afternoon.  According to many sources, Gorgui Dieng was Louisville’s player 0f the game.  But at points in the game, Dieng made horrible offensive...

Inside the boxscore: Louisville 64, Pitt 61

1. Pitt has struggled all season with free throws, and are 256th in FT% nationally. But those struggles were particularly acute vs Louisville, as the Panthers only made 3-12 (25%) for the game. It was the first time this season they made less than half their FTs. 2. After the win, Louisville is now 17-4, 5-3. This team began the season 16-1 before losing three in a row. The win...

Linebacker Keith Kelsey Commits To Louisville

Keith Kelsey Jr., a 6-foot-2 215-pound linebacker from Gainesville, FL., has verbally committed to Louisville. Kelsey was set to make the announcement at 9:30 this morning, but the news of his commitment to Charlie Strong and the Cardinal program had leaked about an hour before his announcement. He chose Louisville over South Florida and Kentucky. Kelsey also had offers from Duke...

Four Star Recruit Lamar Robbins Chooses South Florida Over Louisville

Lamar Robbins, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound cornerback from Miami, Florida verbally pledged to South Florida head coach Willie Taggart this morning. Robbins took an official visit to Louisville last weekend. Robbins had been down to Louisville, South Florida and Oklahoma. He also had offers from Oklahoma, West Virginia and Purdue. Robbins also has offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Michigan...

Louisville basketball news and notes

The Cards finally got back to their winning ways last night with a 64-61 win over a solid Pittsburgh team. It wasn’t the prettiest display we’ve ever seen (it typically never is against the Panthers) and Louisville still has not mastered closing teams out, but they did show a lot more positives on Monday night. First, Peyton Siva had one of his best floor games in some time....
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