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It will be a homecoming for Stephan Van Treese when the University of Louisville meets Kentucky on Friday night in Indianapolis. The 6-foot-9 Van Treese has become a key player for the Cardinals and is from Indianapolis. Cardinal Authority checks in with Van Treese on his return home.

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Takes Shot At KSR’s Matt Jones On Twitter

Louisville junior Kevin Ware, who earned fame after breaking his leg in horrifying fashion during last year’s NCAA Tournament, actually made it back on the court during the 2013-2014 season for a few games before taking a medical redshirt for the rest of the year. But with the Cardinals back in the thick of things in this year’s big dance, casual college basketball fans are a...

University of Louisville: The Rick Pitino Era

Fans will look back on the Rick Pitino Era in Louisville as one of the greatest programs in history (via downtownpet) UCLA, Duke, Indiana, North Carolina, Syracuse, Kentucky — the list is short. The list I’m referring to is that of teams which can be considered legendary, programs at which we look to gauge success at the highest level of college basketball. Soon to be added to...

Report Of Montrezl Harrell Turning Pro Is Premature According To His Father

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Only 16 teams are left from the field of 68 that was assembled last Sunday. Within the past 48 hours we’ve seen countless reports of players transferring or going pro and head coaches losing their jobs. Heading into the 2013-14 season, most expected that sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell would declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Harrell has been...

Rick Pitino’s Sweet 16 Record Speaks For Itself

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Rick Pitino’s Sweet 16 resume speaks for itself. The man is 11-0 in the round of sixteen and more often than not, the games haven’t even been close. Five of Pitino’s eleven Sweet 16 wins came while he was at Kentucky and five have come during his tenure at Louisville. Three of his five Sweet 16 wins at Louisville have occurred when Louisville...

Watch Louisville Practice On Thursday Afternoon At 3:10

David Manning – USA TODAY Sports Rick Pitino and the Louisville men’s basketball team will have their open practice to the public on Thursday at 3:10 PM at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Cardinals will be the last team to take the floor for practice. Thursday #NCAA practice sked set for LOS in Indianapolis. Noon – #Vols 1p – UK #BBN 2:10 – #Michigan 3:10 – #Louisville @FredCowgillWLKY...

Louisville's Skyline Chili dyes pasta for Cardinals-Wildcats tilt

A Skyline Chili has gone to the extreme of dyeing it's spaghetti red and blue for the Sweet 16 game between Louisville and Kentucky.

Louisville faces rival Kentucky in quest to repeat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville's quest of fulfilling coach Rick Pitino's hopes for the Cardinals repeating as national champions and becoming a ''mini-dynasty'' hinge on beating archrival Kentucky.

On-campus housing warns Louisville Cardinals fans about burning couches (photo)

The Louisville Cardinals are heading into a Sweet Sixteen showdown with bitter in-state rival Kentucky Wildcats on Friday. The school’s on-campus housing department would prefer that couches were not sacrificed in a campus-crazed scene of pyromaniacal mayhem, either in a demonstration of jubilation should the Cardinals win the game, or in a display of violent, […] The post On...

Mr. March at it again for Louisville

It's March and Luke Hancock has stepped up his play once again this season for the University if Louisville. Cardinal Authority talks to Hancock about his postseason play heading into Friday's NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game against Kentucky.

Klenakis likes 'competition level' on O-line

University of Louisville offensive line coach Chris Klenakis updated the media on the offense line after Spring Practice No. 5. The Cardinals have three starters back on the line, including center Jake Smith.
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