New indictment alleges Rick Pitino directly and knowingly funneled money to Brian Bowen

Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino has done everything to protect his name in the ongoing FBI investigation that has shrouded college basketball. He denied knowledge of any wrongdoing when news first broke that Louisville had funneled a $100,000 bribe to five-star recruit Brian Bowen, and then took a lie detector test. The Pitino PR machine has its work cut out again as a recently...
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9 days ago

WATCH: FB: Post-Practice Interviews

Louisville football inside linebackers coach Cort Dennison and student-athletes Drew Bailey and Stacy Thomas spoke with the media following practice.

Unsealed indictment states Rick Pitino directed money to recruits

Federal investigators are not buying Rick Pitino’s claims of innocence relating to the Adidas recruiting scandal.Newly unsealed federal indictments indicate that Pitino — not named, but identified as Coach-2 in documents — both knew of and explicitly directed payments from Adidas executive Jim Gatto to potential recruits.While this information could have been suspected from previous...
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Louisville 72 – Bellarmine 57: Highlights & Box Score

David Padgett and the Louisville Cardinals wrapped up exhibition play on Tuesday evening with a 72-57 win over the Bellarmine Knights. Check out the highlights below. Box Score Download the PDF file . The post Louisville 72 – Bellarmine 57: Highlights & Box Score appeared first on The Cardinal Connect.
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10 days ago

WATCH: MBB: Bellarmine Highlights

Highlights from the Cardinals' 72-57 exhibition win over Bellarmine
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WATCH: MBB: Jordan Nwora Bellarmine Postgame Interview

Jordan Nwora speaks to the media following Louisville's 72-57 victory over Bellarmine.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville tops Bellarmine 72-57 in final exhibition game

George Mason hate week starts now. Deng Adel scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Louisville wrapped up its preseason with a 72-57 win over Bellarmine Tuesday night at the KFC Yum Center. Despite Adel’s performance, it was an uneven performance from the Cards, one where they turned the ball over 20 times and recorded just three steals of their own. U of L made up for...
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10 days ago

Top storylines heading into college football Week 11

There aren’t as many big games on the schedule in college football Week 11 compared to last weekend, but the big ones are really big.For instance, Notre Dame and Miami will clash in the evening Saturday, the loser likely losing out on any hope of making it into the playoff. Georgia hits the road for its first huge test since Week 2. TCU and Oklahoma will battle for the top spot in...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Must-watch games of the 2017-18 college basketball season

The much-anticipated 2017-18 college basketball season starts Nov. 10 with plenty of intriguing games before and during conference play. In fact, the NCAA schedulers wasted no time giving fans some games expected to be good ones, but it's not just a front-heavy slate.Here's a rundown of some of the must-watch games of the year.
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$.10 After NFL Week 9

$.01—This year’s NFL trade deadline was a lot more active than usual. Several trades went down involving notable players. The most pertinent trade came from New England, where the Patriots shipped backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco for the 49ers’ second-round pick. This move says a lot about the two franchises on opposite ends of the NFL spectrum.New England will get the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FH Justine Sowry discusses the Cardinals' NCAA bid

Louisville head coach Justine Sowry on the Cardinals' fourth-straight NCAA at-large bid
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MSOC: Ken Lolla Virginia Postgame Press Conference

MSOC: Louisville head coach Ken Lolla discusses the Cardinals' PK loss to Virginia in the ACC Men's Soccer Quarterfinals.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MSOC: Louisville-Virginia Highlights

The No. 6 Cardinals played to a scoreless draw against No. 16 Virginia before falling 4-3 in a shootout in Sunday's ACC Championship quarterfinal match at Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MSOC: Jake Gelnovatch Virginia Postgame Press Conference

MSOC: Louisville goalkeeper Jake Gelnovatch discusses the Cardinals' PK loss to Virginia in the ACC Men's Soccer Quarterfinals.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

FBI clears top Louisville recruit Brian Bowen in investigation

The FBI has cleared top Louisville basketball recruit Brian Bowen in their investigation, which gets the big man one step closer to being cleared to play for the Cardinals.On Sept. 26, the FBI made several arrests of people allegedly involved in bribery and fraud scandals. That group included four college assistant coaches, financial advisers, agents and Adidas employees. One of...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football: Thoughts at the 1/4 Pole

The third segment of the Cards race towards a championship Another quarter mile is in the books. If you missed Parts 1 and 2 of this series go back and check them out, I think they’re worth your time, especially if you feel like recapping 6 of the most dumbfounding and absolutely frustrating games Louisville has played in quite some time (I’m really selling it, ain’t I?). It doesn...
Via Card Chronicle
16 days ago

Louisville Hoops Ranked 16th In Preseason AP Poll

With the 2017-18 College Basketball season less than two weeks away, the preseason Associated Press preseason poll has been released. The Louisville Cardinals came in at No. 16. 2017-18 College Basketball Preseason AP Poll 1. Duke (33 first-place votes) 2. Michigan State (13) 3. Arizona (18) 4. Kansas (1) 5. Kentucky 6. Villanova 7. Wichita […] The post Louisville Hoops Ranked 16th...
Via The Cardinal Connect
17 days ago

15 college basketball coaches who are on the hot seat

With college basketball tipping off, there are a lot of coaches out there champing at the bit to get their teams off to good starts. Some hope for championships or tournament appearances. Others hope their teams improve enough that their jobs are safe.These are strange times in the college hoops coaching profession. With news of the FBI's investigation into bribery and other elicit...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville 101 – Kentucky Wesleyan: Cards Cruise In Exhibition Opener

David Padgett and the Louisville Cardinals did exactly what you’d expect them to do in their first exhibition game. The Cards destroyed Kentucky Wesleyan 101-64 in front of 14,818 fans. Kentucky Wesleyan kept it close for the first few minutes, but eventually Louisville established a big lead and never looked back. The Cards had a […] The post Louisville 101 – Kentucky Wesleyan:...
Via The Cardinal Connect
18 days ago

Louisville Football: Updated Bowl Projections

Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals will need to win one of their final three games to become bowl eligible for the eighth straight season. You’d like to think the Cards could at least win one of three against Virginia, Syracuse and Kentucky, but at this point we know Louisville could lose to anyone. For […] The post Louisville Football: Updated Bowl Projections appeared first...
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19 days ago

WATCH: MBB: V.J. King Red & White Scrimmage Postgame Interview

V.J. King speaks to the media following Louisville's second Red & White Scrimmage.
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MBB: Red White Scrimmage 2 Highlights

Highlights from the Cardinals' second Red & White scrimmage
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: XC: Head Coach Dale Cowper and Dorcas Wasike Post-Race Interview

XC: Louisville cross country head coach Dale Cowper and sophomore Dorcas Wasike discuss the Cardinals' second-place finish at the ACC Championships
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Red-White scrimmage proceeds will go to hurricane relief

Cool move. From U of L: A portion of the proceeds from the University of Louisville's second Red-White intrasquad scrimmage on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. will be directed to hurricane relief. While the NCAA permitted schools to schedule an additional exhibition game to benefit hurricane relief, the Cardinals were unable to identify an appropriate date to play such an event. UofL...
Via Card Chronicle
22 days ago

Louisville basketball picked to finish 5th in the ACC

The Cardinals have never finished worse than fourth in the league. Despite owning a top 20 roster, the question marks surrounding the Louisville basketball team resulted in the media voting the Cards 5th in the league’s annual preseason poll. In three seasons as a member of the ACC, U of L has never finished worse than fourth in the final conference standings. Here’s the full...
Via Card Chronicle
22 days ago
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