Found March 11, 2012 on Fox Sports:
A freshly cut net draped around his neck, Louisville junior guard Peyton Siva clutched the Big East tournament MVP trophy. Not bad for a player who nearly was forced to grab something else a few weeks back by Louisville coach Rick Pitino: A spot on the bench. It's not clear what a healthy, confident and composed Siva will mean to the Cardinals come NCAA tournament time, but that combo was enough to push Louisville to its second Big East title in three years, capped by a 50-44 victory at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. "He (Pitino) was going to take me out of the starting lineup once, but he told me he had faith in me," Siva said. "He said it was a brand new season and told me to focus on my defense and pushing the tempo. It was hard for me." Siva, who was picked by some experts to be the top point guard in the nation this season, sprained his left ankle during practice on Nov. 14. He was forced to sit out two games because of to the injury and it ...

Peyton Siva Will Travel To Familiar Territory This Week

The Cards will travel 1,958 miles to Portland, Oregon this week to play Davidson in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Considering the distance and cost of a plane ticket, I doubt there will be a lot of Louisvillians making the trip out west. Trust me, I don’t blame you. While I think Louisville landed in the best possible region, the location couldn’t get much worse. Just...

Siva Loves Madison Square Garden

  Peyton Siva is a different player when he steps on the floor at Madison Square Garden. In the last five games at MSG, Siva is averaging 13.6 points, 6.4 assists, 5.8 rebounds, and 2.6 steals. That’s pretty darn impressive, if you ask me. Siva’s play in the last two nights has made this look like a completely different team. Totals of 32 points, 13 rebounds, 10 steals, and...

Louisville 64, No. 23 Notre Dame 50

Peyton Siva played another near-flawless floor game, Gorgui Dieng scored 16 points and Louisville dominated No. 23 Notre Dame 64-50 on Friday night to reach the Big East tournament championship game for the third time in four years. The cat-quick Cardinals held the Fighting Irish without a field goal for the final 12 1/2 minutes in the first half and advanced to play Cincinnati...

Your 2012 Big East Champions

Unreal. The fact that Louisville just won the Big East tournament for the second time in four years, is unreal. Before the season started, I think we somewhat expected this. Two weeks ago, I’m not sure how many people thought it was even possible. Over the last four days, not only has this looked like a completely different team, but they looked a lot better than their opponents...

Crowning Moment; Cards win title

Louisville, led by Most Valuable Player Peyton Siva, beat Cincinnati 50-44 Saturday night to win their second Big East Tournament title.

Cards Will Play For Big East Title For The Third Time In Four Years

I don’t think it’s really hit me yet that Louisville will be playing in the Big East tournament championship tonight. In the last three days, we’ve seen the Louisville team we that we were looking for all season. The Cards just look like a much better team than their last three opponents. As I’ve stated ita number of times, Peyton Siva is the difference maker. When he plays...

Louisville routs ND 64-50 in Big East semifinals

Stopped in the semifinals. That's been the story five times now for Notre Dame at the Big East tournament. Peyton Siva delivered another near-flawless floor game, Gorgui Dieng scored 16 points and Louisville dominated the 23rd-ranked Fighting Irish 64-50 on Friday night to reach the title game at Madison Square Garden for the third time in four years. Seventh-seeded Louisville...

The Louisville Cardinals Win the 2012 Big East Tournament

The Louisville Cardinals Win the 2012 Big East TournamentCongratulations to the Louisville Cardinals for winning the 2012 Big East Tournament with their win over Cincinnati Saturday night. The Ville did it using defense and unselfish play. The tournament’s Most Outstanding Player was Louisville point guard Peyton Siva who controlled the tempo and played great defense throughout...

Cards roll into Big East finals

Gorgui Dieng and Peyton Siva led Louisville to a 64-50 win over Notre Dame Friday night in the Big East Tournament semifinals to advance to Saturday's championship game against Cincinnati, who upset Syracuse.

Some Seeds to Chew On

Some Seeds to Chew On Will there be a first four to the Final Four? Time to know the best team at every seed and find out who will have a chance to dance their way to New Orleans. Just to be clear, I am not saying all these seeds can make the Final Four, but they all have a chance to make an opposing coach sweat it out for forty minutes. photo credit: 1. Kentucky...

Analysis: Hot-shooting Cards sink Irish

Gorgui Dieng and Peyton Siva powered Louisville past Notre Dame in the Big East Tournament semifinals, but it was reserve Russ Smith who sparked the Cardinals with his defensive pressure. examines the Cardinals rout of the Irish.
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