LOUISVILLE CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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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.
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...
[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...
Kevin Ware sees the Louisville-Kentucky rivalry as just another game. He stated that his team doesn't really care that Kentucky exists.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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.
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.
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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.
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...
Louisville coach Rick Pitino called into the Toucher in Rich show on Thursday and was promptly trolled by the radio hosts.
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...
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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...