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Louisville Released A Hype Video After Its First Spring Football Practice

The Louisville Cardinals survived their first season of the post-Teddy Bridgewater era, putting together nine wins and a Belk Bowl berth in 2014. In 2015, they’ll be looking to take the next step and become a national title contender. Tuesday, which marked the first day of spring practice, the Cards got back to work. The school’s YouTube account, Ville Films, has released a two...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell Has Asked His Teammates To Wear Yellow Shoe Laces

Louisville fans, when watching their Cardinals on television, expect to see a great deal of red, white and black on the screen. Friday night, there may be another color involved in the team’s wardrobe. According to Howie Lindsey of CardinalSports.com, star big man Montrezl Harrell has asked his teammates to wear yellow shoe laces to help raise awareness for pediatric cancer. It’s...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Guard Anton Gill’s Surprising Night Shocked Former Cards Star Russ Smith

Louisville moved on to the Elite Eight tonight by virtue of a 75-65 win over N.C. State at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. The Cards received a major lift off the bench from sophomore guard Anton Gil, who produced seven points (on 3-of-3 shooting), two steals and an assist. Gill’s performance came out of nowhere. He had not scored in a game since a 14-point outburst against Florida...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s An Awesome Photo Of Anton Gill Getting Mobbed By His Louisville Teammates

Saturday night, Louisville got a lift from an unexpected source, as sophomore guard Anton Gill hit a number of key shots down the stretch, allowing the Cardinals to pull away from NC State in the game’s final minutes. Gill, who notched two steals and seven points, hadn’t scored in a game since way back on February 28. Oddly enough, head coach Rick Pitino told reporters after...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo Joked About Watching Louisville Film: “I Made Harrell Invisible So Our Players Didn’t Have Nightmares”

Playing against Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell is not an enviable task. Harrell is one of the NCAA’s most athletic players and prolific dunkers, and he is almost guaranteed to put a highlight or two on film every time he hits the floor. He is so intimidating on film, that Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo joked that he “made him invisible” as an aid to his team. Izzo...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Daily News Writer Believes St. John’s Can Make A Run At Rick Pitino

Twitter/@MattCaputo Will Louisville head coach Rick Pitino be the next head coach of St. John’s basketball? The thought that the Hall of Famer would leave powerhouse Louisville for the middling Red Storm seems ludicrous, but New York Daily News writer Roger Rubin believes that it is a real possibility: It’s the same reaction most have to the idea of getting Pitino, who has...
Via College Spun
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell, Terry Rozier Comment On NBA Draft Decisions

Louisville’s men’s basketball team’s season came to an end this afternoon, as the Cardinals fell to Michigan State in the Elite Eight, 76-70.  Soon, it will be decision time for two of Rick Pitino’s underclassmen, junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier. Will they return to Louisville for another season or leave for the NBA?  It is widely assumed...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Over for Louisville, the end for Blackshear and Harrell

Post from: Wayne Blackshear leaves the floor for the last time, the cotton wad still plugging his right nostril, his jersey covered with red stains, having played on of his better games in a University of Louisville basketball uniform. He wanted this one badly. Wrapping up a career that included participation in a national championship, two Final Fours, two Elite Eights, and four...
Via Louisville Card Game
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Rozier Posts Emotional Message To Instagram To Thank Louisville Fans

Louisville sophomore Terry Rozier, who played all 45 minutes of the Cardinals’ Elite Eight loss to Michigan State on Sunday, was easily one of the most improved players in the nation this past year. Rozier averaged 17.1 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest, leading his team on a surprising run in the NCAA Tournament when many left the squad for dead just a month ago. Rozier...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Announces Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell And Terry Rozier Are Both Declaring For NBA Draft

Louisville’s two best players – junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier – will not be returning to the Cardinals’ program in 2015-16.  Monday afternoon, Rick Pitino announced that Harrell and Rozier are both “100 percent” leaving for the NBA Draft.  Most projections have the two players getting selected in the first round.  Pitino: (Montrezl...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former 4-Star SG Anton Gill Is Transferring From Louisville

Earlier today, Rick Pitino announced that junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier are declaring for the NBA. That’s reportedly not the only loss the Louisville will have to deal with.  According to Jeff Greer of the Courier-Journal, Anton Gill, a four-star guard in the 2013 class, is set to transfer out of the Cardinals’ program.  Gill, a 6-foot-3...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rebuilding or reloading, Louisville basketball will be different

Post from: Somewhat unsettling the amount of attrition that may occur after the University of Louisville basketball program came within a free throw and tip-in of another Final Four. But the roster churn is not surprising, given the lack of playing time for some players expected to play greater roles this past season. Montrezl Harrell is going pro, and Terry Rozier probably taking the...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville Lands One Of The Country’s Best Graduate Transfers

Earlier today, it was reported that coveted Cleveland State graduate transfer Trey Lewis was down to two schools: Ohio State and Louisville.  It appears the 6-foot-2, 190-pound guard has made his choice.  According to Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com, Lewis is headed to Rick Pitino’s program.  Cleveland State transfer Trey Lewis headed to Louisville, according to source. ...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitino lands a bonafide 3-point shooter

Post from: High praise from Rick Pitino for Trey Lewis, the newest member of the University of Louisville basketball program. Trey Lewis will bring 3-point shooting with him to Louisville. “He is a talented young man with an incredible attitude and his leadership qualities fit perfectly for what we need,” said Pitino. “He’s a point guard who scores, does a good job of...
Via Louisville Card Game
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaqquan Aaron misses opportunity to get better

Post from: For a few days it appeared Shaqquan Aaron had made a decision to stick with the University of Louisville basketball program, taking advantage of a unique opportunity to learn under one of the best. Aaron has obviously had second thoughts, and is transferring to another school after seeing little playing time this past season. Shaqquan Aaron bypasses opportunity to...
Via Louisville Card Game
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Visits With Floyd Mayweather In Las Vegas

The big news coming out of the Louisville basketball program on Wednesday was Shaqquan Aaron’s decision to transfer. Fortunately, we’ll end the day with some interesting and downright random news. Apparently Rick Pitino is in Vegas and stopped by the Floyd Mayweather Boxing Club. I spy a Hall of Fame basketball coach watching Floyd Mayweather train today. pic.twitter.com/tCuMgJC0az...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitino Trying To Convince Top PG To Reclassify & Join Louisville In 2015

Kelly Kline | Under ArmourWith Anton Gill and Shaqquan Aaron transferring, Rick Pitino has a couple of available scholarships for next season. Current 2016 recruit Maverick Rowan (possibly reclassifying) and Drexel transfer Damion Lee are the two names that have been mentioned the most since Trey Lewis announced that he would transfer to Louisville. As of Thursday afternoon, another...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Has Plenty Of Options At The Tight End Position

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsAfter marinating on the return of Louisville Head Coach Bobby Petrino many began to evaluate the differences with him at the helm versus the previous regime. One of the obvious was the usage of the Tight End position; and Louisville had the perfect guy in highly heralded Gerald Christian. While he finished tied for the team lead with five touchdowns and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville Beat Wake Forest With Walk-Off Steal of Home Plate

The No. 3 Louisville Cardinals are one of the best college baseball teams in the nation, and they proved that Saturday night with a come-from-behind win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. It could not have come in a more dramatic fashion either. With the game tied 5-5 in the bottom of the ninth Sophomore Corey Ray was on third base.He took off for home and beat the throw with a...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Steals Home, Walks Off Against Wake Forest

  Playing against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Louisville won the game in, quite possibly, the most unique way possible: stealing home. The hero of the moment was outfielder Corey Ray, who initially reached base on an intentional walk before advancing via a single and then a wild pitch, setting him up for the epic swipe. Thanks to a phenomenal jump and perfectly timed head-first...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: You can buy a Louisville tailgate bus for $3,000

Are you a Louisville Cardinals fan? Do you like to tailgate? Well, if you answered yes to both of those questions then there is a Craigslist ad on the internet you will want to direct your attention to. For $3,000, you can purchase an old 1983 Chevy school bus that will steal the show at any of your local tailgates — just make sure you know how to drive a vehicle that has manual...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville Lands Top Transfer Target Damion Lee

The Louisville Cardinals, an Elite Eight squad this past year, will be much-improved in 2015-2016. Just two weeks after landing coveted transfer Trey Lewis from Cleveland State, the program has struck again. Thursday morning, Louisville secured the services of transfer Damion Lee from Drexel. Scout’s Evan Daniels broke the news, and minutes later, Lee himself confirmed it on his...
Via College Spun
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Epic Collision at First Base During Louisville-Cincinnati Game Sends Players Flying

When you think of epic hits in a baseball you picture a home run crashing in to someone's windshield in the parking lot, but that was not the case during a recent game between the Louisville Cardinals and Cincinnati Bearcats. Louisville's Devin Hairston was trying to leg out a bunt he had laid down. Cincinnati infielder Kyle Mottice was just trying to cover the bag. The two met...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Jones Will Not Be Indicted On Rape Charges

A grand jury has decided that Louisville Cardinals guard Chris Jones and friends Tyvon Walker and Jalen Tilford will not be indicted on rape and sodomy charges, according to Andrew Wolfson of the Courier-Journal. Jones plead not guilty to the charges back in February. Shortly beforehand, he was kicked off the team. Jones was also suspended from the team earlier in February for...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater calling ‘Riders Up’ at Kentucky Derby

Former Louisville Cardinals star and current Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will be in attendance for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. However, when Bridgewater is at Churchill Downs, he will be doing more than simply enjoying the race. As it turns out, Teddy Bridgewater will have the honor of calling “riders up” prior to the official post time of 6...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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