LOUISVILLE CARDINALS NEWS

Chinanu Onuaku debuts granny shot at FIBA Championships

Louisville Cardinals rising sophomore big man Chinanu Onuaku only shot 47 percent from the charity stripe last season, but he appears to be making a concerted effort to improve in that area for next season. In fact, it looks like he turned to basketball history in order to do so. At the FIBA World Championships, in a game that pitted the United States vs. Iran, Onuaku shot an underhanded...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville unveils uniforms for Auburn opener

The Louisville Cardinals, sponsored by adidas, released their new football uniforms for their opening game against Auburn this year and it’s theme; uncaged.   Auburn vs. Louisville takes place in this year’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic on Sept. 5 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Featuring a redisgned “angry” bird and adorned in the L1C4 montra, the uniform brings about mixed...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star In State Guard Has Louisville In His Final Five

Quentin Goodin, a 6-foot-2, point guard from Campbellsville, KY., picked up a scholarship offer from Rick Pitino in early January while on an official visit at the KFC Yum! Center. Since then, Goodin has been high on the Cardinals, but he’s also picked up scholarship offers from multiple other coaches. On Tuesday afternoon, Goodin announced that he’s trimmed his list to five...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Football: Cardinals DB Shaq Wiggins Tweets That His Elbow Is Fully Healed, After Missing Time During Spring

Louisville has been stout on defense in recent seasons, and will receive some help in the defensive backfield this season as Georgia transfer Shaq Wiggins becomes eligible for the Cardianls. Wiggins missed time this spring with an elbow injury, but according to tweets that he sent out this morning, he is fully healed. Doc say the elbow is fully healed. — Shaquille Wiggins (@ShaqWiggins6...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky RB Stanley Williams Tells Louisville’s James Quick He Shouldn’t Be Excited To Play The Wildcats This Year

The rivalry between Kentucky and Louisville isn’t nearly as compelling on the gridiron as it is on the hardwood, but don’t tell that to the players.  This morning, Cardinals’ wide receiver James Quick expressed his excitement for this season’s Kentucky-Louisville game.  He “can’t wait to play Kentucky.”  I can’t wait to play Kentucky!! But first I must prepare...
Via College Spun
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Star Committs Working Together

Two of University of Louisville’s newest top recruits have been spending a lot of time together and these two will be big time assets for the future of Louisville basketball success. Damien Lee, graduate transfer from Drexel and five-star small-forward V.J. King who just committed this past week, have been hitting the gym together. These two will be important in securing the future...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson races Rajon Rondo

We aren’t exactly sure why these two athletes were together, but they were and it created a video that many sports fans will enjoy. Louisville Cardinals freshman quarterback Lamar Jackson met up with NBA point guard Rajon Rondo on Monday night and the result was a footrace between the two. Thanks to today’s digital world, the race was documented on Instagram. As you would probably...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mangok Mathiang Made The Cut For Australia’s World University Games

Louisville center Mangok Mathiang made Australia's World University Games team, per Rick Pitino. They play next month in South Korea. — Jeff Greer (@jeffgreer_cj) June 16, 2015 According to our pal Jeff Greer at the Courier-Journal, Rick Pitino has informed him that Louisville junior center Mangok Mathiang has made the Austrailian team for this summer’s World University Games...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitino Extends Scholarship Offer To In State Star

On Monday afternoon Rick Pitino and his staff extended a scholarship offer to one of the top prospects in the state of Kentucky. David Sloan, a 6-foot, point guard out of Taylor County High School in Campbellsville, KY., broke the news of his recent offer from Louisville via his Twitter account. Sloan is a member of the 2017 class, which means he still has two years of high school...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino meets Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

One legend met another legend on Saturday morning, when Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino met Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Pitino met the legendary horse at Churchill Downs before the Downs After Dark race that takes place tonight. You could say that the two most well-known entities in Louisville, Kentucky had a meeting of the minds. According to College Spun, Pitino...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Former St. John’s Walk-On Will Transfer To Louisville

We’ve known for the past couple of months that Rick Pitino has an open scholarship for the 2015-16 season and he intends on using it. On Thursday evening reports surfaced that Louisville has added someone for the upcoming season, however this particular player won’t take the available scholarship. Jeff Greer of the Courier-Journal reports that former St. John’s walk-on Jay...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Coach for life, that’s Rick Pitino

Post from: Rick Pitino has received another four-year extension on his contract, extending his commitment to the University of Louisville through the 2025-26 basketball season. Not that anyone suspected Pitino was going anywhere anytime soon. The man loves basketball, has the greatest boss in the industry, and is strongly committed to everything Louisville. Along with that commitment...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Basketball: Rick Pitino’s Contract Extended Through 2025-26 Season

It looks like Louisville will keep Rick Pitino as its basketball coach for another decade. The 62-year-old Pitino has received a contract extension through the 2025-26, the school announced this afternoon.  Louisville has extended the contract of men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino through 2025-26 #L1C4 pic.twitter.com/vhXV2lrg82 — Kenny Klein (@KKcards) June 9, 2015 In 14...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Maverick Rowan Worked Out With A Couple Of Former Louisville Players This Morning

Maverick Rowan is still a popular name among Louisville Cardinal fans. After trimming his list to six schools earlier this month, we haven’t had much of an update from Rowan. As of now, Rowan is still a member of the 2016 class, but is considering reclassifying to 2015. The Florida native has been a top target for Pitino for a very long time. Last week Rowan announced that he...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals DE Drew Bailey trolls ESPN

Everyone makes mistakes right? Even the men and women that work at the four-letter network. New Louisville Cardinal defensive end Drew Bailey trolled ESPN for listing his wrong hometown. The 6’5″ athlete played at Pearl River Community College in Mississippi and played his high school football in Atlanta. Soooooo according to ESPN I'm from Livermore Falls,ME
Via Campus Sports Net
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Luke Hancock, Mike Marra And Michigan’s Spike Albrecht Bet Dinner On CWS, Compare Rings

Louisville and Michigan face off in the College World Series today, and basketball players from the two schools are looking to put a fun wager on the game. Former Cardinal sharpshooter Mike Marra tweeted at Michigan guard Spike Albrecht to inquire about his interest. Louisville vs. Michigan baseball game right now… What’s the bet @SpikeAlbrecht?? — Mike Marra (@Mikemarra33...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Baseball Tournament: Louisville Super Regional

In the bottom right-hand corner of the bracket is the No. 3 National Seed Louisville Cardinals. Louisville will have an interesting matchup the first day, going up against the nation’s top offense in Morehead State. The Eagles lead the country in average, runs, doubles and slugging, and are second in on-base percentage. This makes it imperative for Louisville starter Kyle Funkhowser...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals 2015 Preview and Prediction

Louisville has had more high-profile seasons than 2014, but the Cardinals deserve credit for a successful first season in the ACC. Louisville moved...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Lands Four-Star QB Committ for 2016

It seems as though the Louisville Cardinals may have just found their replacement for Teddy Bridgewater. You guys remember Bridgewater right? 2014 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year? One of the best quarterbacks in the history of the Cardinals? Well, four star quarterback Tylin Oden will look to make the Cardinal fans ask “Teddy Who?” in 2016. In a report by the Courier-Journal...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

4-star QB Tylin Oden likely to land at Louisville

The Louisville Cardinals could receive some great news on Monday. With news that four-star quarterback recruit Tylin Oden is set to announce his decision tomorrow, reports have surfaced that the 6-foot-5, 175-pounder has Louisville at the top of his list. “Louisville is not that far from home, and on top of that, coach (Bobby) Petrino is an offensive guru,” Oden said, via the...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Says Louisville’s 2015-16 Schedule Might Put Him “In (His) Grave”

With the release of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge games, Louisville’s 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule is nearly all set. And it’s going to be a pretty-tough one.  The Cardinals, who will play at Michigan State in the challenge, have a non-conference road game at Kentucky. In the ACC, Louisville will play Duke twice, Virginia twice, North Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame and North...
Via College Spun
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals celebrate Mother’s Day with unis

The Louisville Cardinals baseball team is one of many that is celebrating Mother’s Day with some special uniforms. On Sunday, the Cardinals unveiled their uniforms — which feature pink text and a pink logo — for this afternoon’s game against the No. 7-ranked Florida State Seminoles. Check them out below. Happy Mother's Day from Louisville Baseball! The Cardinals are wearing...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisville Commit Dunks Ball Off Made 3-Point Shot…Before it Hits Ground

We’ve seen some dynamic displays of athleticism over the past few years, but Louisville commit Donovan Mitchell may have just topped them all. The four-star guard from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire has been working to perfect an unbelievable dunk, per Howie Lindsey of CardinalSports.com, and he achieved perfection during a recent session in the gym:
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Has Reportedly Offered A Scholarship To A 7th Grader

The recruiting world in college athletics continues to evolve over the years and is competitive as it has ever been. When it comes to football recruiting, most highly talented kids start picking up scholarship offers during their sophomore season or maybe their freshman season at the earliest. It doesn’t appear that Carrollton, GA., native Tee Web will have the standard recruiting...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Has Reportedly Offered A Scholarship To A 7th Grade QB

For better or worse, the college football recruiting cycle is starting earlier and earlier every year. Earlier this year, Rivals added two sixth grade players to its recruiting database. Now, Louisville has reportedly extended an offer to seventh grade quarterback Tee Webb according to his Twitter account. Pumped! Just got my 1st D-1 offer 4 FOOTBALL from the Louisville Cardinals...
Via College Spun
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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