LOUISVILLE CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Newsblurb: Louisville forward Akoy Agau suspended

Send to KindleLouisville freshman forward Akoy Agau was suspended indefinitely today, per a release from the school. The 6’8” Agau had appeared in seven games this season for the Cardinals, scoring two points and grabbing seven rebounds.  He averaged nearly 13 points a game last season for Omaha Central High School while helping them win their fourth straight Class A state championship...
Via College Chalktalk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell On Pace To Shatter The Single Season Dunk Record

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Chane Behanan and Montrezl Harrell both dunked their way into the Louisville record books last season. Surprisingly, Behanan tied Pervis Ellison’s single season slam dunk record of 59 in 2013. Montrezl Harrell finished his freshman campaign with 43 dunks which is the seventh best single season for dunks in the history of the program. 43 of...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Akoy Agau Suspended Indefinitely

247 Sports The University of Louisville announced on Friday afternoon that freshman forward Akoy Agau has been suspended indefinitely from the team. Rick Pitino and his team have been in Miami since Wednesday preparing for their game tomorrow against Florida International. No reason was given for the suspension and I highly doubt much more information will be made available to the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville's Kevin Ware Bored With Kentucky Rivalry: "...we really don’t care that Kentucky exists.”

[HT: Louisville Courier-Journal]It looks like the Louisville/Kentucky men's basketball rivalry might heat up.The 'Cats and "Cards mix it up on December 28th at Rupp Arena in Lexington in one of college basketball's best rivalry but Louisville's Kevin Ware finds it boring."It gets old; it's boring." Ware said.  "It's just another game...
Via Online Sports Guys
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware says Louisville doesn’t really care Kentucky exists

Kevin Ware sees the Louisville-Kentucky rivalry as just another game. He stated that his team doesn't really care that Kentucky exists.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mangok Mathiang Named American Conference Newcomer of the Week

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Louisville redshirt Freshman Mangok Mathiang has been named the American Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Week Award. Mathiang had a career high 13-points on Saturday against Western Kentucky and was a perfect 5-of-5 from the field. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK Mangok Mathiang • Fr. • F/C • Louisville Mathiang helped...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrell paces No. 7 Louisville in rout of Missouri-Kansas City

Montrezl Harrell scored 14 points to lead five Louisville players in double figures as the seventh-ranked Cardinals routed Missouri-Kansas City 90-62 on Wednesday night. Facing first-year Kangaroos coach Kareem Richardson, Louisville reminded the former Cardinals assistant what he left behind to take the UMKC job. Though less dominant on offense than in last December's 99-47...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino focuses on long-term solutions during romp

Rick Pitino tinkering with who knows what, employing all kinds of player combinations, searching for answers. For much of the game, the coach remaining seating, resting his chin on his clasped hands, saving most of his animated discussions for Russ Smith. Russ, by the way, helped the Hall of Fame coach set the starting lineup, urging Pitino to start Terry Rozier instead of himself...
Via Louisville Card Game
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Behanan moves on to new challenges

Chane Behanan survives to fight another day. According to Sports Information Direction Kenny Klein, University of Louisville and law enforcement officials have gathered extensive information into their examination of how Behanan’s 2012 Final Four ring recently appeared on a sports memorabilia auction site. They ave determined that Behanan was not involved in the process. After...
Via Louisville Card Game
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Website withdraws Behanan's ring from online sale

The mother of Louisville forward Chane Behanan said Wednesday that the junior's 2012 Final Four ring posted on an online auction site was stolen. Heaven Warren told the Associated Press that she was awaiting receipt of Behanan's ring from Grey Flannel Auctions, which stopped bidding on the ring Wednesday after she told the website it had been stolen. The Westhampton, N...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville's Kevin Ware charged with reckless driving and speeding

Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware was pulled over and cited for both reckless driving and speeding in a work zone. He was reportedly driving 95 in a 55 MPH zone.
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville unveils 2013 championship banner

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...
Via College Spun
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Radio hosts troll Rick Pitino in most juvenile way possible

Louisville coach Rick Pitino called into the Toucher in Rich show on Thursday and was promptly trolled by the radio hosts.
Via Gamedayr
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
PAPA'S ORDERS

Louisville gets custom pizza box for title

The whole city of Louisville may very well be ordering pizza this weekend after Papa John's unveiled a limited-edition pizza box recognizing the Cardinals' epic run to a national championship.The boxes, which are solid red and feature a Cardinal logo, will be available at select Papa John's restaurants in the Louisville area beginning on Saturday."We are excited...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss
HEALING PROCESS

Kevin Ware shares pic of his leg scar

Probably the biggest story of this past season’s NCAA Tournament was Kevin Ware’s freak injury in the Elite Eight game vs Duke. After jumping to defend a three, Ware landed awkwardly and leg actually snapped, resulting in one of the most gruesome sights you will ever see on a basketball court. Ware is back up and shooting around, and today he decided to post a photo of his leg...
Via College Spun
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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