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Russ Smith has been honored with a 2013 Academic Momentum Award, as presented by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports and the Scholar Baller program.
Smith is one of 63 male and female student-athletes nationally representing 15 different sports to receive the honor, which is based on the level of academic improvement and the impact of that academic momentum.
Louisville basketball scholar, magnum.
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Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals had a surprise visitor yesterday afternoon as they defeated No. 25 Marquette 70-51 at the KFC Yum! Center.
Trey Lyles, a 6-foot-10 235-pound power forward from Indianapolis was in attendance yesterday for an unofficial visit.
Lyles is rated as a 5-star prospect and is considered to be one of the top overall players in the 2014 class. He was...
Russ Smith scored 18 points, Peyton Siva added 14 and No. 12 Louisville shot 52 percent to run away from No. 25 Marquette 70-51 on Sunday.
The lopsided outcome was somewhat surprising considering what was at stake for both teams in the Big East.
Marquette had an opportunity to take a one-game lead on Syracuse, but the Golden Eagles were left settling for a first-place tie with...
Peyton Siva played 38 minutes and was whistled for only one personal foul. Yes, only one.
Louisville played nine guys 14 or more minutes, but only four played more than 20 minutes. That much sharing of minutes and this team should never get gassed.
Cards shot just under 52% against the Golden Eagles for they’re second highest performance in conference play and third highest...
Louisville coach Charlie Strong has signed 17 recruits, aiming to build on the Cardinals' successful run to a Sugar Bowl championship.
Strong put special emphasis on bolstering his defense with 10 commitments, including five in the secondary. Eight of the 17 signees are from Florida, which has provided the Cardinals plenty of talent.
But the biggest name was on offense and...
“Character, height, speed, football awareness, and toughness.”
Those are the things Charlie Strong says are critical to success when his staff is recruiting, putting an extra emphasis on character. He says the University of Louisville football program got all those things in the 17 individuals in the 2013 class. “These are young men who want to be a part of something special...
Charlie Strong picked up his 16th verbal commitment from the 2013 class on Sunday evening.
Lyn Clark, a 6-foot 215-pound linebacker from New Orleans, LA., committed to the Cards as soon as he arrived home from his official visit to Louisville over the weekend.
Clark was the only uncommitted prospect to visit Louisville this weekend. He chose the Cards over Louisiana Tech and had...
Jermaine Grace, a four-star 6-foot-2 195-pound outside linebacker from Miramar, FL., is the only uncommitted recruit that Louisville fans should keep an eye on tomorrow. There are a couple of recruits that are already committed that could make the flip to Louisville, but Grace decided to hold out until tomorrow. He’ll decide between Miami and Louisville.
Rivals.com polled eight...
Jermaine Grace, the one and only uncommitted prospect that was still considering Louisville has decided to sign with Miami.
Grace, a 6-foot-2 195-pound outside linebacker from Miramar, FL.,held a press conference this afternoon at his high school and made the announcement on ESPNU. Charlie Strong and staff looked to be in good shape with Grace, but unfortunately he decided to...
As of 11:30 this morning, Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program have received signed letters of intent from all fourteen commitments from the 2013 class.
-Skylar Lacey | 3-Star
6-foot-6 290-pound, offensive lineman, Greenwood, IN.
-Kyle Bolin | 4-Star
6-foot-3 185-pound, quarterback, Lexington, KY.
-Kyle Shortridge | 3-Star
6-foot-2 273-pound, defensive tackle, Seminole...
Lamar Robbins, 6-foot-3, 190-pound cornerback from Miami, Florida signed with South Florida this morning. Robbins verbally committed to USF a couple of weeks ago, but there was some speculation that he may flip to Louisville.
He is one of the few recruits that Louisville fans were tracking this morning. Robins had taken an official visit to Louisville a couple of weeks ago, but...
The University of Louisville football program announced a new signing class that had 17 players in it on Wednesday, the college football national signing day. The class included the school’s highest-rated player ever – James Quick – and 10 new players on the defensive side of the ball. U of L coach Charlie Strong said the Cardinals’ “we’re able to fill our needs” with the class.
It was a slow start for the Cardinals as they trailed Marquette 1-9 and didn’t score a field goal in the first four minutes of the game. However, Rick Pitino’s team used a huge run midway through the second half to pull away for good, winning 70-51 against the Golden Eagles.
After missing a few easy baskets to start the game, Louisville found their stride on both ends of the...
College football national signing day has come and gone and the University of Louisville signed a class of 17 players, including one transfer. Cardinal Authority has a notebook full of items from the day's festivities, including Charlie Strong talking about how many scholarships are left and possible early playing time.
If you missed Monday night’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to view from your mobile device.
I spent most of Monday’s show talking about Super Bowl commercials and recapping Louisville’s big win over Marquette. Have the Cards turned the corner? Plenty of callers shared their thoughts. I also talked about Charlie Strong’s newest football commit.