As I’ve mentioned numerous times over the past few weeks, this year’s Louisville team has a lot of talent. When you consider how the season ended last year, it’s hard to argue that Chane Behanan wouldn’t be expected to be Louisville’s top returning player. Unfortunately, the majority of the discussion regarding Chane Behanan has been about his mysterious suspension.
With the MVP of the Western Region in last year’s NCAA Tournament suspended for both of Louisville’s exhibition games and a “50-50” shot at playing in the season opener, I expected Card Nation to be in panic mode. Although there are some fans concerned about Behanan’s situation, the play of freshman Montrezl Harrell has put a majority of the fan base at ease.
In all three of Louisville’s Red-White scrimmages and their first exhibition game against Pikeville last week, Harrell has arguably been just as impressive as anyone on the team. In previous weeks I’ve sort of shot down the idea of Montrezl Harrell realistically st