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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
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Jody Demling of CardinalAuthority.com broke the news earlier this afternoon that the University of Louisville has lost their appeal with the NCAA in regards to the eligibility of freshman center Mangok Mathiang.
Mathiang was ruled ineligible by the NCAA clearing house in mid October. Louisville appealed the decision, but unfortunately the clearing house stood firm with their decision...
When Bellarmine and Louisville met last year in exhibition play, Peyton Siva was on the bench in street clothes, due to a concussion that he sustained in practice a week prior to the game. Siva will play against Bellarmine for the second time in his Louisville career. It was in Siva’s freshman season in 2009 that Louisville fans got their first glimpse of PS3 as the Cards won by...
More often than not, when a player transfers into Rick Pitino’s Louisville program they’ve went onto become contributors at some point in their career. In fact, nearly every player that has transferred to Louisville from a division one program in the last decade has surpassed expectations.
–Erik Brown, 2000-2003, Morehead St.
After leading all division one freshman in scoring...
Kyle Kuric is playing professional basketball in Madrid these days, already learning the language well enough to answer fans’ questions sometime, usually in broken Spanish. He also married his college sweetheart Taraneh Momeni, shortly after popping the question during graduation ceremonies at the University of Louisville last spring.
Cardinal Authority will be featuring the players on the University of Louisville men's basketball roster this week. Next up is sophomore Angel Nunez, who is hoping to log more minutes this season for the Cardinals.
College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner.
Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
Cardinal Authority will be featuring the players on the University of Louisville men’s basketball roster this week. Next up is sophomore center Zach Price, who saw limited minutes last season for the Cardinals.
Cardinal Authority will be featuring the players on the University of Louisville men’s basketball roster this week. Next up is senior center Stephan Van Treese, who almost left the program but is expected to contribute this season.
It's time for the final exhibition basketball game for the Louisville Cardinals. The Cardinals play Bellarmine and Cardinal Authority is there chatting.
The Big East Defensive Player of the Week award will stay with the Louisville Cardinals for the third consecutive week.
Freshman linebacker Keith Brown was given then honor this week for his performance in Louisville’s 45-17 win over Temple. Brown had eight total tackles against the Owls and recovered a fumble that he forced.
Brown has played in just seven of the nine games this...
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong is focused on Saturday’s game at Syracuse and not the BCS rankings. The Cardinals are ranked No. 9 in this week’s rankings and Strong was peppered with questions about it on Monday.
No. 2 Louisville endured a dreadful shooting night and still managed a 65-46 exhibition win over Bellarmine on Wednesday night.
Freshman Montrezl Harrell had 16 points to lead the Cardinals, who missed their first 17 3-point attempts and finished 1 of 19 from behind the arc.
Luke Hancock made Louisville's lone 3-pointer, with 4:06 to play.
Gorgui Dieng added 14 points, 12...
Tight end Ryan Hubbell chose to become a Cardinal last December because he saw the opportunities to existed at Louisville. Nearly a year later and the former junior college All-Conference performer is finding success in that opportunity.
If Louisville is playing with a chip on its shoulder, Cardinals coach Charlie Strong has to be pleased with the results.
Louisville is the lowest...