Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 11/24/12
Probably the most disheartening thing about Louisville’s 23-20 loss to UConn is the distinct impression that this team hasn’t seemed to get any better since the opening game. The high point of the season was that 36-7 lead over North Carolina in the first half, a game fizzling into a three-point squeaker with UNC moving the ball at will in the second half. The Pitt win was a good one, but not very convincing. Yes, it’s a young team, and the reminders become more frequent with each loss. There was never a game after which one could say that UofL had decisively put another team away. One should feel great after getting off to a 9-0 start, but one was still uncomfortable. There was always the reality of so many glaring defiencies. Great quarterbacking with Terry Bridgewater, for sure, but just so many flaws and weaknesses on defense. Now we know why Charlie Strong kept recruiting so many linebackers during the off season over running backs. “The goal is to finish out the season the right way,
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