Louisville’s Mangok Mathiang had a chance to lift the Cardinals to a Final Four spot against Michigan State with a free-throw at the end of the game. After Mathiang, who shoots 48% from the line, rimmed in the first attempt, his second attempt, which would have given UL the lead, didn’t roll in. Kentucky’s Dakari […]
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Another Final Four berth has been clinched, and this one is going to Michigan State. The Spartans used a furious second-half rally to take a six-point lead with under four to play after trailing by eight at halftime. The cardinals would fight back to tie the game in the closing seconds after Mangok Mathiang made […]
With 4.0 seconds to go in regulation and his team down by one point, Louisville’s Mangok Mathiang was sent to the free throw line for two shots. Mathiang’s free throw percentage for the 2014-15 season was a rather sub-par 48%, so it’s not as if either shot was a guarantee. Fortunately for Louisville, the rim
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One has to wonder how hitting that winning shot against Virginia will affect Mangok Mathiang going forward. The confidence booster couldn’t have come at a better time, with the University of Louisville entering post-season play.
Mangok Mathiang just in time delivery.
He probably resumed work on that same shot from the top of the free throw line during practice this...
Anyone care to revisit the Mangok Mathiang game winning shot for the University of Louisville over Virginia? Of course, you do. Here’s Paul Roger’s call of that magical moment:
Now that Mangok’s has had a taste of what it’s all about, he will want more, hopefully becoming...
Losing is not something the Virginia Cavaliers have done much of this season. Going in to Saturday's contest with the Louisville Cardinals they had only dropped one game the entire season. The Cardinals, on the other hand, lost their last one and three of their last six. Both teams are going to be dancing, but there is nothing like beating a ranked team to give your team a little...
It was a shot that will be embedded in the memories of University of Louisville basketball fans for years, a shot earning Mangok Mathiang a special place in their hearts, a shot giving UofL a double bye in the ACC Tournament, a shot providing new hope, a boost of much-needed optimism going into the post season.
Mangok Mathiang, who has had only six points in the last...
Louisville just finished its regular season with a 59-57 victory over No. 2 Virginia at the KFC Yum! Center. What made the Cards’ victory so remarkable was just how they got it done.
After Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon put the Cavs up 57-56 on a three-pointer with 16 seconds to play, Louisville had a chance to win it. The Cavaliers doubled UL point guard Terry Rozier off of a pick...
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There will be multiple returning players for Louisville that will be adjusting to new roles this season.
Redshirt sophomore Mangok Mathiang is one of them. The Australian native started 14 of the Cards 37 games last year, but settled into a reserve towards the end of the season.
It was obvious that Mathiang was very raw and inexperienced heading...
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After the Cardinals disappointing home loss to Memphis two weeks ago, the Cards have reeled off four straight dominating victories against American Athletic Conference foes. The streak has vaulted the Cardinals back to #12 in the rankings and sets up a showdown with the #15 ranked Cincinnati Bearcats on January 30th in the KFC Yum! Center.