Found December 31, 2012 on
The Cardinal Connect:
As I waited around the house today before departing for the airport to catch my flight to New Orelans, I re-watched Saturday’s Louisville vs. Kentucky game. Chane Behanan is just as deserving as Russ Smith for Big East player of the week. Behanan was the best player on the floor on Saturday. Here is an awesome highlight mix from Saturday’s game.
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After having arguably the best performance of his career, Louisville forward Chane Behanan is expected to miss the Cards Big East opener against Providence tomorrow night.
Coach Pitino told the media earlier this afternoon that Behanan, along with redshirt freshman Mangok Mathiang are battling the flu. “We’re a little under the weather right now, and our practices have not been...
Louisville coach Rick Pitino isn't worried about a letdown after the big victory over Kentucky.
That's because the No. 4 Cardinals (12-1) have something to prove in Wednesday's Big East Conference opener against Providence (8-4).
Louisville's 90-59 loss at Providence last January was the Cardinals' worst of the season. Pitino credits the Friars for playing well...
During his pregame press conference on Tuesday, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino explained that the Cardinals are battling the flu bug. Sophomore Chane Behanan was described as "doubtful" for the team's Big East opener against Providence on Wednesday
In week nine of both college basketball polls, the 12-1 Louisville Cardinals come in at No. 4. The Cards were ranked No. 4 last week in the AP Poll, but dropped one spot from 3-to-4 in the Coaches Poll.
Arizona and Louisville were tied at No. 3 last week, but the Wildcats jumped head of the Cards this week. Duke, Michigan and Arizona are your top three and are the only three teams...
Russ Smith scored 21 points and Chane Behanan had 20 and No. 4 Louisville ended a four-game losing streak against rival Kentucky with an up-and-down 80-77 victory on Saturday.
Peyton Siva added 19 points as the Cardinals (12-1) won a hard-fought Battle of the Bluegrass. Though the Cardinals trail the series 30-15, their victory followed last spring's 69-61 national semifinal...
Rick Pitino will host two for the Cardinals conference opener at the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday
Derek Self was a four-year star while pitching for the Louisville Cardinals. The Kentucky native went a combined 19-5 and sported a 3.43 era in 215 plus innings for the Cardinals. The following are the major awards he picked up while in college:
2012 Third Team All-BIG EAST
NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
2009 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
Charlie Strong opened up his final press conference before the Sugar Bowl by thanking all of the folks involved with the event for their hospitality. Strong says he and his team are very grateful to be participating.
Strong says this game is the first game to prepare for next season. He called it a measuring stick for his program.
During the long layoff, going five weeks without...
NEW ORLEANS - University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong met with the media on Tuesday morning at the Marriott RiverWalk in New Orleans. Strong will guide the Cardinals into the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Wednesday in the Superdome.
Louisville junior guard Russ Smith scored 21 points in 80-77 win over Kentucky on Saturday and becomes first Cardinal to receive the honor.
In bowl season, there are reasons to watch every game. Some teams show such offensive prowess that it would be unthinkable to miss the show. Other games promise a defensive showdown that would otherwise be a very boring game. Still others showcase hall of fame head coaches in a battle fit for a highlight reel. The following reasons should motivate you to watch this year’s...
NEW ORLEANS, La. — The matchup was always a possibility when the brothers picked their schools, but it never seemed likely. Offensive guard Kamran Joyer began his collegiate career at Louisville while younger brother Hunter decided to take the reigns of the fullback position at Florida. A game between the Big East and Southeastern Conference schools wasn’t likely, but it will...
NEW ORLEANS – Jeremy Wright has becomes the featured guy in the backfield for the University of Louisville since Senorise Perry suffered his injury against Syracuse. Wright has over 1,000 all-purpose yards heading into the Allstate Sugar Bowl game on Wednesday when the Cardinals face Florida.
Cardinal Authority has post game reaction from the Louisville locker room following the Cardinals 80-77 win over Kentucky, including Chane Behanan's first comments of the season.
BrettThe poor start to Kentucky’s season continued on Saturday as the Wildcats fell to Louisville 80-77. With the loss, the Wildcats fell to 8-4. During the game, Kentucky successfully pulled something off I thought I would never see in a college basketball game. The Wildcats pulled the free throw switcheroo, right in front of the referees.
With 1:05 left in the first half, the...