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It’s still early in the season, but University of Louisville junior guard Russ Smith has transformed his game from wild and sometimes crazy into crazy good. Cardinal Authority takes a look at the improvement by Smith.
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Russ Smith briefly considered transferring following an injury-plagued freshman season, a move that wouldn’t have surprised many University of Louisville basketball fans.
Smith didn’t make much of an impression that first season, scoring 38 points in 17 game with 14 turnovers and 13 assists. He played hurt much of the time, as did many of his teammates during the 2010-11 season...
Coach Pitino met with the media this afternoon to speak about his 2013 recruiting class. Here is a brief recap, along with a video, courtesy of Jody Demling of CardinalAuthority.com.
–Coach Pitino said it was critical in 2013 to bring in a class that could score and shoot.
–David Levitch, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard from North Oldham High School outside of Louisville will join...
Rick Pitino and the Louisville basketball program are expecting to receive signed letters of intent today from their four commitments from the 2013 class. The early signing period starts today and will end on Nov. 21. All four of Louisville’s commitments are expected to sign and send their paper work to UofL via fax machine.
Louisville’s 2013 Recruiting Class
-Akoy Agau, 6-foot...
Rick Pitino said on his radio show last night that he hoped to get sophomore’s Wayne Blackshear and Chane Behanan “going” prior to his team’s departure to the Bahamas for the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Blackshear is finally 100% healthy for the first time since he’s been at Louisville. He missed the majority of last season with a shoulder injury. The expectations from Blackshear...
Louisville senior point guard Peyton Siva talked about the Cardinals season opening win over Manhattan. Siva finished with a double-double, but is still mentioning areas that he can improve on. Video courtesy of Jody Demling.
Russ Smith scored a game-high 18 points, Chane Behanan grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and added 12 points and No. 2 Louisville routed Samford 80-54 on Thursday night.
Behanan reached his career best in the first half with 13, outrebounding the Bulldogs (12) by himself.
Gorgui Dieng had 10 points and 13 rebounds while Wayne Blackshear added 13 points with five rebounds as the...
The UConn Huskies football team has two games left in the regular season and needs to win them both to become bowl-eligible.
And while they are off this week, the Big East has announced their game time for their next tilt on the road against the Louisville Cardinals.
The game on November 24th will kickoff at 12 p.m. and will be shown locally here in Connecticut on SNY. It...
University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino announced his recruiting Class of 2013 on Wednesday, the first day of the weeklong early signing period. The Cardinals signed four prospects and added a local walk-on.
After sitting out two exhibition games because of a suspension, Chane Behanan returned to the lineup for the University of Louisville basketball team on Sunday. Behanan had nine rebounds and eight points and then coach Rick Pitino talked about his game and his focus after the win over Manhattan.
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino announced a signing class that includes three top high school players, one of the best junior college players in the country and a local preferred walk-on.
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has his replacement for point guard Peyton Siva. Northwest Florida College standout Chris Jones signed his letter-of-intent on Wednesday.
Louisville running back Senorise Perry will miss the remainder of the season with a torn right anterior cruciate ligament.
The No. 20 Cardinals' top rusher and Big East Conference touchdowns leader sustained the injury during Saturday's 45-26 loss at Syracuse, Louisville's first this season.
The junior from Summerville, Ga., rushed for 705 yards and 11 touchdowns as...
Louisville recruit and native James Quick was honored last week at Trinity High School for being selected as an Army All American. Quick, a 6-foot-1 wide receiver will compete in the All American game on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Bob Beatty, Quick’s coach at Trinity High School will coach the East team in the game.
The last we’d heard, Quick had the...
The 2012-13 campaign may not be the Big East’s strongest in terms men’s basketball juggernauts, however, that says more about the conference’s unprecedented dominance historically, than it does about a perceived lack of contenders this season.
Nonetheless, with the Louisville Cardinals representing the brigade as the No. 2 team in the country, and a handful of programs capable...
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