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On Saturday, Peyton Siva and company will play for at least a share of the Big East regular season title.  This did not seem like much of a thought after the Cards dropped 3 straight to Syracuse, Villanova and Georgetown.  But with a couple of timely upsets and outstanding recent play, Louisville has set themselves up nicely. I cant beleive that I am writing this, but we should all be avidly cheering for Syracuse on Saturday at Georgetown. (That was painful)  If the Orange beat the Hoyas in the Verizon Center then the Cards get the top seed in the Big East tournament with a win versus Notre Dame.  If the Hoyas end up winning the game, than the Cards will need to win to preserve the two seed in the tournament. A team that not many people are talking about are the Marquette Golden Eagles.  Marquette is tied with both Georgetown and Louisville atop the Big East standings.  The Golden Eagles are more than likely going to beat St. Johns so with a Louisville loss, the Cards can potentiall...

Peyton Siva is "Louisville basketball"

On Saturday, one of the most successful and popular University of Louisville basketball players in recent memory – Peyton Siva – will play his final home game. The Seattle native will go through Senior Day ceremonies before the 4 p.m. tip against Notre Dame in the KFC Yum! Center.

Senior Day Dedication: Peyton Siva

Peyton Siva When I think about Rick Pitino’s tenure here at Louisville there are a handful of players that come to mind. It starts with Reece Gaines who played two years under Denny Crum and finished his career during the first two years of Pitino’s tenure. Francisco Garcia and Taquan Dean are the next two who come to mind. The first two elite players to commit to Pitino. They...

Recap: Peyton Siva, Mike Marra & Gorgui Dieng Discuss Senior Day

Peyton Siva, Mike Marra, and Gorgui Dieng met with the media earlier today to preview Senior Day tomorrow against Notre Dame. Each player talked a little bit about there time at Louisville. Here is a recap. Mike Marra “It’ll be hard for me to do my job tomorrow if I’m sitting in his seat. I do the stats. Chart deflections, steals, field goal percentage.” When asked about...

21 Turnovers

Cincinnati turned the ball over 21 times against Louisville. Presented with minimal comment are all 21 turnovers.  Turnover #1 : Steal Turnover #2: Guyn, circled, threw a bounce pass to Peyton Siva.  Turnover #3: The Louisville defender comes from behind to strip Thomas Turnover #5: The arrow is where the inbound pass came from. It never made...

Perfect day for Louisville basketball

No overtime this time, smiles all around A farewell that won’t soon be forgotten, accompanied by a 73-57 win for the University of Louisville basketball team over Notre Dame, witnessed by a record crowd of 22,815 Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center. Two seniors with near perfect games, Gorgui Dieng with 20 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks. Peyton Siva with five assists, three-of...

Cards deck Irish on Senior Night

There was no need for overtime this time. The University of Louisville tagged Notre Dame with a 73-57 loss on Senior Night at the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals said goodbye to Peyton Siva and Mike Marra and (perhaps) Gorgui Dieng in style and claimed part of the Big East title.

Cards down Irish in regulation

Last year on Senior Day, Louisville came out and laid an egg, losing to USF.  This year they played in a game where they had a Big East Championship on the line and the Cards did not disappoint. It didn’t take any overtimes this time as the Cards downed the Irish 73-57. Peyton Siva, Gorgui Dieng, and Mike Marra will go out as winners. This was one of the rare senior days where...

Senior Day a party for the Cardinals

The University of Louisville basketball program held a sweet going away party for seniors Peyton Siva and Mike Marra and (perhaps) junior Gorgui Dieng on Saturday. The Cardinals ran away from Notre Dame 73-57 at the KFC Yum! Center and in the process laid claim to part of the Big East regular-season title.
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