Posted November 15, 2013 on
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said he wasn’t finished assembling the recruiting Class of 2014. But the Hall of Fame coach sure is pumped about the first four members of the class. Cardinal Authority has the latest.

Pitino Growing Fond Of African Imports

If you are playing close enough attention, you know that the Louisville basketball team has developed a new trend involving its post players.  The University of Louisville has found recent success having centers that hail from the continent of Africa. After sending Gorgi Dieng to the NBA, the Cards are looking for redshirt freshman Mangok Mathiang to have more of an impact role...

Louisville Cardinals Unveil All-Black Football Uniforms

Louisville football has unveiled these all black uniforms this week and are supposedly planning on wearing them in a game soon, though we still don’t know when exactly. Fans are pretty excited about them, and it’s pretty easy to see why – they’re pretty sick. The all-black uniform is complimented by a black helmet that features a large, red chrome Cardinals logo…pretty...

Louisville 99 – Cornell 54: Cards Crush The Big Red

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect The boom started…and it never stopped. Louisville took a lead early and didn’t look back. The Cardinals demolished Cornell with incredible ease, never allowing the game to become close. While Cornell may not be the stiffest of competition, the Cardinals looked like the defending national champions. Rick Pitino has recently mentioned that...

Where Does Chane Behanan Fit In The Rotation?

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect With Chane Behanan returning to the lineup from his indefinite suspension, the question now is where exactly does he fit. Hard to imagine a two-time Final Four All Tournament Team honoree wouldn’t be in the starting rotation for Rick Pitino. However, Louisville’s front-court is a little different in regards to personnel this season. Prior...

Louisville unveils awesome chrome black helmets

Earlier this week the Louisville Cardinals released all-black uniforms and on Friday, the Cardinals released this awesome chrome black helmet to go with it.  The extra large and shiny Cardinals logo looks pretty great on the black helmet and the helmet works with the uniforms much better than the white helmet would have. [Lost Lettermen]

Brown has emerged as top RB for No. 19 Louisville

Dominique Brown is flourishing at Louisville after adjusting to a number of twists and turns. The former high school quarterback shifted to running back as a Cardinals sophomore and wound up as the team's No. 2 rusher. Then came last year's knee injury that caused Brown to miss the season when he was projected to be a major contributor. Now, Brown has become the lead ball...

Photo: Louisville unveils black helmet with red chrome Cardinals logo

Here's the first look at the Louisville Cardinals new black helmet with red chrome Cardinals logo.

Louisville lights up Cornell

A power failure provides a temporary reprieve for Cornell.  The first clue the University of Louisville basketball team is going to shoot the lights out comes at tip-off time. The switch controlling the circuit breaker refusing to reset after player introductions, delaying the game for about 20 minutes. Time to replay the NCAA videos celebrating a third national championship, the...

No. 19 Louisville holds off Houston, 20-13

Dominique Brown ran for a career-high 137 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score in the third quarter, and No. 19 Louisville held on to beat Houston 20-13 on Saturday night. Listless on both sides of the ball and trailing 13-10 at halftime, Louisville turned to Brown, who carried 11 times in the third quarter for 50 yards and a touchdown run. Brown finished with...

Kevin Ware makes his return for Louisville

Kevin Ware played in his first regular-season game since his gruesome leg injury in the NCAA Tournament last season on Friday night. The University of Louisville junior finished with five points, two rebounds and one assist in 13 minutes.

Bridgewater, Mauldin & Pryor Discuss What It Means To Be A Cardinal Teddy Bridgewater, Lorenzo Mauldin and Calvin Pryor recently sat down with the folks at CardsTV to discuss what it truly means to be a Louisville Cardinal. Although the unexpected loss to Central Florida was disappointing and has resulted in a shake-up in Louisville’s bowl situation, let’s not forget how special this team is. The majority of these guys have had a...

Charlie Strong Lands Four Star Offensive Lineman

247 Sports Charlie Strong received some good news this afternoon. Lukayus McNeil, a four star offensive tackle from Indianapolis, IN., has given the Louisville coaching a verbal commitment. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound prospect also had scholarship offers from Cincinnati, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan State, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Purdue, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin, among others. McNeil...

Houston Cougars vs. Louisville Cardinals: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The Houston Cougars and Louisville Cardinals will face off against one another on Saturday in a match-up of two AAC teams. Houston (7-2) will be looking to give No. 20 Louisville (8-1) their second loss of the season. Coverage of the game between Houston and Louisville will air on ESPNU beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, KY.  Houston...

Blackshear has career game against Cornell

University of Louisville junior Wayne Blackshear has been solid so far this season and turned in his best game yet on Friday night. Blackshear had a career-high 20 points as the Cardinals rolled over Cornell 99-54.

Rick Pitino On UK’s Julius Randle: “As Good A Basketball Player As I’ve Seen Come Along In A Long, Long Time”

Kentucky’s star freshman (or perhaps more accurately, the crown jewel of many star freshmen for the Wildcats) Julius Randle has already become a fan favorite across college basketball. Fans love his physical presence and will to take over games even after witnessing only a handful of his performances at the collegiate level. Through his first three games, Randle is averaging 24...
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