Posted March 09, 2013 on
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.
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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...
If you’ve followed The Cardinal Connect over the years, you probably already know that I’m one of the bigger Mike Marra fans around. In my opinion, a good majority of Louisville fans have an unfair perception of Mike. In a few years when you look back on Mike Marra’s career at Louisville, I expect some will consider it disappointing. As unfair as that is, it’s...
I’ve been putting this off as long as I possibly could. With four ½ hours until tip off, I can wait no longer. For the past few days I’ve been thinking of what exactly I would write. How exactly do you bid farewell to a young man like Gorgui Dieng?
Watching Gorgui develop on and off the court over the past few years has been one of the best experiences I’ve had since covering...
Gorgui Dieng had 20 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to help No. 8 Louisville earn a share of the Big East Conference title with a 73-57 victory over No. 24 Notre Dame on Saturday.
Peyton Siva added 13 points and five assists in his final home game for the Cardinals (26-5, 14-4 Big East), who finished tied for first place with Georgetown and Marquette. Louisville receives a bye...
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...
Louisville’s 2013 Spring Depth Chart was released earlier today as Shawn Watson and Vance Bedford met with the media to give a brief off-season update. Immediately when perusing the chart many things stood out to me. Some were slightly surprising and some very surprising. A some additions and even some omissions. Keep in mind that at this point it appears that the only...
University of Louisville senior Mike Marra has been injured much of the past two seasons but is still a big part of the Cardinals’ program. Marra, who plays the role of student assistant this season, will be one of three players honored during Senior Day ceremonies before today’s 4 p.m. game against Notre Dame.
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...
Louisville’s Russ Smith, Gorgui Dieng and Peyton Siva have received All Big East honors. Smith and Dieng have been selected to the All Big East First Team, while Siva was named to the third team. Russ Smith was thought to be one of the top candidates for Big East Player of the Year, but with Otto Porter of Georgetown being the only unanimous selection for the first team, I’m...
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.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and his staff have had major success recruiting South Florida during his time with the Cardinals. Now, the staff is trying to pull a few more top prospects in the Class of 2014. Cardinal Authority has a story on a safety from South Florida who is “leaning towards” the Cardinals.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong had several prospects on campus this weekend, including three-star running back Mikel Horton. The junior from West Chester, Ohio, Lakota West made an unofficial visit on Saturday.
The University of Louisville claims two spots on the Big East All-Conference first team.
The honors was awarded to Gorgui Dieng and Russ Smith as the league prepares for its annual conference tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Peyton Siva was named to the third team.
Dieng averaged 10.3 points and 10.1 rebounds. He also had 63 blocks in just 24 games, while also collecting...