Former Louisville star Russ Smith scores 81 points in Chinese NBL game

Russ Smith, who was a star player for the Louisville Cardinals from 2010-14, dropped 81 points in a Chinese NBL game on Wednesday.Sportando broke down how Smith generated that gaudy total, along with sharing the rest of his stat line. Kobe Bryant would be proud.Smith last played in the states during the 2015-16 season. He’s been blowing up overseas playing with Luoyang, with his...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Had A Very Strong Showing During Thursday’s Workout With The Clippers

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect With the 2014 NBA Draft just a little over a month away, the majority of the draft hopefuls have began working out with NBA teams to showcase their talent. Former Louisville star Russ Smith was a part of the Los Angeles mini combine on Thursday. [Clippers Mini-Combine Rosters] Smith had a solid showing at last week’s NBA combine. He held his...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

FedEx loses Russ Smith's championship jersey

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect This weekend was supposed to be a very special one for Russ Smith. After having one of the most successful careers in the history of the Louisville basketball program, Smith earned his degree from the University and participated in graduation on Saturday. Unfortunately, Smith found out over the weekend that he’d likely never see his 2013 national...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith says FedEx lost his championship jersey

A jersey won by Russ Smith in the University of Louisville’s 2013 NCAA basketball championship game has disappeared and some people at Federal Express are catching some heat. The jersey was in a frame delivered by Fed Ex to Russ Smith, Sr. in New York but the glass was broken. Smith filed a claim, and was told to return the frame, which he returned with the No. 2 jersey still inside...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith visited Kentucky locker room after loss

Russ Smith saw his senior season come to an abrupt end on Friday night as Louisville lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16. The eighth-seeded Wildcats gave the Cardinals all they could handle, and free throw shooting and offensive rebounding prevailed down the stretch. Smith was all class after his final collegiate game. Like Coach […]
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

5 reasons why the Louisville Cardinals will prevail

Rick Pitino and John Calipari face off in Friday night’s Battle of the Bluegrass.   5 reasons why the Louisville Cardinals will prevail 1. Montrezl Harrell. In the Wildcats’ 73-66 victory on December 28th, Chane Behanan had yet to be dismissed from the team. Behanan played 20 minutes without making a shot or attempting a free throw. The seven rebounds he snared were his lone...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Complete AAC Tournament preview for top teams

Complete AAC Tournament preview for top teamsThe exciting thing about the 2014 American Athletic Conference Tournament is that it is the inaugural tournament. No history to look at for this tourney in Memphis, just good teams fighting to be able to say they were the first American Athletic Conference Tournament Champion. Another intriguing thing about this tourney is that it is really...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith escorts high schooler who was stood up at homecoming

Louisville senior Russ Smith attended a high school basketball game in Kentucky on Friday night, and before he knew it he was part of the show. But this show had nothing to do with his basketball ability. Smith was asked to escort a girl’s freshman basketball player who had been stood up at homecoming. Smith […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Alert: Sound the alarm for the Louisville Cardinals

    Russ Smith Red Alert: Time to Sound the Alarm for the Louisville Cardinals             Around the midpoint of the previous two seasons, the Louisville Cardinals have been rudderless at the beginning of conference play only to eventually straighten the ship with a result of two Final Four appearances and a National Championship.  Last year the defending champs began...
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russ Smith dunks on Julius Randle

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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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