Found December 23, 2012 on
Louisville Card Game:
Games against Western Kentucky often provide a measure of how far along a University of Louisville basketball team has advanced during the pre-conference portion of the schedule. However, a 78-55 win over WKU without its two top scorers is not a good indication of much of anything meaningful.
Not normally anyway. But there were definitely some things to get excited about in this game.
Fans wanting to see Montrezl Harrell and Chane Behanan on the floor together got their wish. Harrell taking up the slack for the missing Gorgui Dieng, making the best of the extra playing time, not letting the elbow in the nose in the first half slow him down. Pulling down six rebounds, four blocks and 13 points.Behanan making those turn-around jumpers early, collecting seven rebounds and 14 points.
Wayne Blackshear is getting there, maybe there already in fact, going up with confidence, knowing he’s going to hit his shots, using his quickness well on both ends of the court. Blackshear going to the ...
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University of Louisville guard Russ Smith is one of the most exciting college basketball players in the country. His reckless, yet often effective, playing style has driven Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino and fans alike crazy at times. However, the player who Pitino nicknamed "Russdiculous" for his absurd style style of play, is becoming a leading candidate for All-American...
First and foremost I apologize for the delayed post and lack of content over the past 48 hours. I shared the info on social media, but for those who hadn’t heard, my grandfather passed away late last week. I’ve been spending the past couple of days away from the site and with my family.
Fortunately on Saturday night I was able to catch most of the game as the Cards cruised past...
Brett Vito of the Denton Chronicle is reporting that Louisville senior defensive back Zed Evans will transfer to North Texas to finish his collegiate career.
Evans is a redshirt junior and has already graduated. He will travel and play with Louisville and is available to play in the Sugar Bowl if needed. Evans will enroll at North Texas for the 2013 spring semester and will participate...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Russ Smith scored 20 points and fifth-ranked Louisville beat Western Kentucky 78-55 Saturday night for its sixth straight win.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - 5th-ranked Louisville cruised to victory over Western Kentucky at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Saturday night. Cardinal Authority was court side and has post game comments from Rick Pitino, Peyton Siva and Wayne Blackshear.
Louisville improved to 11-1 on the season with a 78-55 victory over Western Kentucky.
Russ Smith led the team in scoring with 20 points. In the first half he was benched for not playing “team” basketball. Pitino was heard on the bench saying “So you’re not (bad word) scoring? So what?” and “You are playing no (bad word) defense.” But Russ came back in the second...
Mario Benavides' impressive career at the starting center for the University of Louisville has one more game left. The senior recently visited with Cardinal Authority and discussed his time at U of L, being a Rimington Trophy finalist, the Sugar Bowl and more.
Western Kentucky with the exception of one time always plays us tough. We know it’s going to be a great game and we look forward to progressing from last game.
When asked if WKU can help prepare for Kentucky. — “We don’t think about Kentucky. We aren’t preparing for Kentucky.”
Pitino says reaching is really hurting Louisville’s overall defense.
Wayne Blackshear is over...