Found November 09, 2013 on College Spun:
While today may mark the start to Louisville’s 2013-2014 season, the theme at the KFC Yum! Center today is 2012-2013. The Cardinals are wearing their NCAA tournament Adidas uniforms from last year’s title-winning campaign. They also unveiled the NCAA Champion banner during a pregame ceremony. The new banner is positioned next to the American flag, right beside the school’s other two national championship banners. Here’s video of the official raising of the new memento. This season will be a transitional one for the Cards – they’ll be playing in the newly-formed AAC for one year before moving on to the ACC. We’ll see if they can get off on the right foot against Charleston.

Chane Behanan Will Return To Practice Today

ESPN Louisville head coach Rick Pitino shared some good news at Friday afternoon’s press conference. Junior forward Chane Behanan, who has been suspended from the program indefinitely since October, 17, will practice with the team on Friday for the first team since the suspension. As we noted earlier, Pitino said last night on his weekly coaches show that Behanan would be on the...

Louisville’s focus is on Behanan rather than an upcoming oppoent

Chane Behanan apparently has adhering closely to whatever the regimen was that allowed to him to return to the good graces of the University of Louisville administration. He’ll be back on the bench for the opening game against College of Charleston. Still no indication of what he did that got him temporarily suspended and booted out of Minardi Hall, the team’s official residence...

Kevin Ware Makes Unexpected Return, Hits First Shot

Kevin Ware’s gruesome leg injury that led to Louisville rallying together through adversity en route to an NCAA championship left the national audience wondering if the Cardinals guard would ever return to the hardwood again. On Wednesday night, in an exhibition game against Pikeville, Ware played in his first hoops game since the horrific injury in last season’s Elite Eight...

Switch turns on for Van Treese, UofL sheds Charleston

Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng said it first: This season’s University of Louisville basketball team may be even better than last year’s championship team. Not even close right now but one has to begin somewhere and this was a pretty good start. Struggling with the their shots, the Cardinals were barely keeping Charleston at bay, holding only a 48-45 lead in what appeared to be...

Kevin Ware two weeks away from joining Louisville

The Louisville Cardinals will soon welcome Kevin Ware to the court for a regular season game. Ware has been out since suffering a broken right leg during the NCAA tournament in a game against Duke on March 31. While Ware played an exhibition game he was absent from the Cardinals as their season opener took place, a 70-48 win over the College of Charleston. “He’s still limping...

Which Louisville Basketball Players Are Poised To Step Up In Supporting Roles?

Russpassulous? Sequels to movies only work when one of two things happen: The exact same element that worked in the first movie is found again in the second, or, it’s the Godfather II. If Louisville basketball’s 2013-14 season were going to be a movie, it wouldn’t be the Godfather, although some Louisville fans will point to Rick Pitino and claim him as such. No, this season...

ABC airs Kevin Ware comeback segment

Kevin Ware never doubted he would return to Louisville basketball. His first shot, a three-pointer, serving as the exclamation mark: Breaking News

Louisville 70 – College of Charleston 48: Cards Pull Away In The Second Half

Timothy Easley – Associated Press The first half wasn’t exactly what we expected to see from the defending national champions, but midway through the second half Louisville was able to pull away from College-of-Charleston and cruise to a 70-48 win in their season opener. “We were a little tight and lost our responsibilities constantly on defense and I knew this was going to...

The Cardinal Connect 2013-14 Basketball Preview: Newcomer Of The Year

Photo: Andy Lyons – Getty Images As we countdown the days until the 2013-14 college basketball season officially starts, the crew from The Cardinal Connect will be bringing you a series of preview posts. Today we will take a look at the predicted newcomer of the year. Nick Coffey  – Terry Rozier Rick Pitino welcomes in a solid class this season and in my opinion, combo guard...

The Cardinal Connect 2013-14 Basketball Preview: Most Valuable Player

Photo By: Jeff Reinking | Louisville Athletics As we countdown the days until the 2013-14 college basketball season officially starts, the crew from The Cardinal Connect will be bringing you a series of preview posts. Today we will take a look at the predicted Most Valuable Player. Nick Coffey  – Montrezl Harrell Maybe I’m just being into the early hype, but when it’s all...

Chane Behanan Will Be On The Louisville Bench For Tomorrow’s Season Opener

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley At this point, we still don’t know the exact date that we can expect Chane Behanan to return from his indefinite suspension. However, one thing we do know is that the junior forward will be in the Yum! Center as Louisville opens the 2013-14 season. On his weekly coaches show on Thursday night, Pitino said that Behanan would be with the team as the 2012...

Chane Behanan back practicing with Cards

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said junior Chane Behanan is back at practice but is still suspended from playing. He also updated the media on Luke Hancock and Kevin Ware. Cardinal Authority was there for the interview.

Hancock feels 'great' and ready for return

The University of Louisville basketball team won the season opener on Saturday – a 70-48 decision over College of Charleston – without Final Four MVP Luke Hancock. Cardinal Authority spoke with Hancock after the game about his health.
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