LOUISVILLE CARDINALS NEWS

Maverick Rowan Has Committed To North Carolina State

Photo: Miami HeraldThe drama surrounding the recruitment of Louisville target Maverick Rowan officially came to an end on Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-5, 180-pound, swing-man informed Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com that he has committed to North Carolina State and will enroll in 2015. Rowan was initially a member of the 2016 recruiting class. Rick Pitino and his staff spent nearly a year...
Via The Cardinal Connect
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama to open 2018 season against Louisville

The Alabama Crimson Tide will play the Louisville Cardinals in Orlando to open the 2018 season. Alabama & Louisville will open 2018 season (Sept. 1, 2018) in Orlando sources told @ESPN — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 31, 2015 Well, Alabama gets some great season openers over the next few years, to say the least. The team has its next two opening games at Dallas’...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville Will Open 2018 Season Against Alabama In Orlando

Photo: Pete CautilliWhat started as a slow Friday morning quickly turned into an exciting afternoon as ESPN’s Brett McMurphy broke some big time news. According to ESPN’s sources, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals will open the 2018 season against Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide in Orlando, Florida. The news hasn’t been officially confirmed, but during last...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 21 — Louisville

Louisville Cardinals 2014 Record: 9-4 (lost to Georgia in Belk Bowl) 1 Burning Question: How do the Cardinals replace all that NFL talent? With the exception of only ACC foe Florida State, no team had more players selected in the 2015 NFL Draft than Louisville. The Cardinals will not have to replace only wide receiver De’Vante Parker, who went 14th overall to the Miami Dolphins...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 21 — Louisville

Louisville Cardinals 2014 Record: 9-4 (lost to Georgia in Belk Bowl) 1 Burning Question: How do the Cardinals replace all that NFL talent? With the exception of only ACC foe Florida State, no team had more players selected in the 2015 NFL Draft than Louisville. The Cardinals will not have to replace only wide receiver De’Vante Parker, who went 14th overall to the Miami Dolphins...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Unranked In Preseason Coaches Poll

Photo: Grant Halverston – GettyIt’s that time of year again, folks. As we continue to countdown the days, hours and minutes until the 2015 college football season starts, the various preseason polls will be revealed. On Thursday afternoon the annual AmWay Preseason Coaches Poll was revealed. Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals did not land in the top 25, but they did receive...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville unveils amazing new gloves for upcoming season

In just 38 days, the Louisville Cardinals will be traveling to Atlanta, Georgia to take on the Auburn Tigers in their first game of the 2015-16 season. When they take the field in the Georgia Dome that afternoon, they will be doing it in style. Today Louisville Equipment unveiled their new adidas gloves for the upcoming fall season. Awesome new player gloves for this upcoming...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Guard Picks Up Louisville Offer

Photo: 247 SportsNow that the 2015 summer hoops circuit is in the books, the offers are starting roll in for multiple prospects from the 2016 recruiting class. Rick Pitino and his staff are one of the latest programs to extend a scholarship offer Andrew Jones, a 6-foot-4, combo guard from Irving, Texas. Jones competed withe Nike Pro Stills squad on the EYBL circuit over the past...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

An Early Looks At Louisville Hoops’ Puerto Rico Trip Schedule

Photo: FIBAWe’re now just a couple of weeks away from seeing some rare Louisville Cardinal summer basketball. Rick Pitino and his squad will face the Puerto Rico National Team, the Puerto Rico Junior National Team and the Dominican Republic National Team during their Aug. 10-17 visit to Puerto Rico. An official schedule hasn’t been released by UofL, however WHAS’ Terry Meiners...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino says Louisville on par with Clemson, FSU

The Louisville Cardinals have continued to play solid football in the team’s second stint under coach Bobby Petrino, who returned last season after initially leaving to coach the Atlanta Falcons, Arkansas and Western Kentucky, and Petrino seems to have a high opinion of the team to which he has returned. According to ESPN’s Joe Schad, Petrino believes that Louisville is on the...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino coaching against UofL in Puerto Rico

Post from: The University of Louisville basketball team will play at least nine games in Puerto Rico starting Aug. 11th, but Rick Pitino may be coaching the Puerto Rico teams against the Cardinals. The schedule was leaked Monday by Terry Meiners, of WHAS TV and Radio, on his Facebook page: Aug 11 – 5:30 pm UofL vs Puerto Rico Junior Team; 8 pm UofL vs PR National Team (Jose...
Via Louisville Card Game
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Star Guard Brandon Robinson Now On Pitino’s Radar

Photo: adidasRick Pitino has made it pretty clear that he and his staff don’t plan to “load up” with the 2016 class, which makes sense. They already have their key piece to the 2016 class with V.J. King and graduate transfer Damion Lee and Trey Lewis will be the only two seniors on next year’s roster. With that said, Pitino and his staff will still use the available scholarships...
Via The Cardinal Connect
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker zings Kentucky on Twitter

Former Louisville Cardinals and current Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker, like any former Louisville player, never hesitates to make fun of Kentucky. In this case, it was in response to a hype video that was posted on Twitter, and he posted a tweet of his own in response. RT if you're ready for college football to start!
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville lands hometown WR Keion Wakefield over UK

If the rivalry between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats wasn’t already pretty big, it just got a little bigger. One 2016 commit found out what the rivalry means when he committed to the Cardinals on Thursday. According to College Spun, three-star wide receiver Keion Wakefield made his decision to stay in his hometown at a ceremony at his high school on Thursday. Wakefield...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino tells awesome story about Terry Rozier

Terry Rozier was selected by the Boston Celtics with the sixteenth pick in the 2015 NBA Draft just one month ago. If Celtics fans were ever worried about his work ethic, all they would have to do is read Rick Pitino’s story about him and they won’t be worrying anymore. College Spun shared the awesome story that Pitino told about a very difficult shooting drill the Louisville...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Told An Awesome Story About Former Louisville Guard Terry Rozier Today

One of the biggest surprises of the 2015 NBA Draft came at pick No. 16, when the Boston Celtics selected Louisville guard Terry Rozier.  Rozier, an undersized combo guard, was not expected to go until later in the first round according to most projections.  Today, Rozier’s college coach, Rick Pitino, told a story about his former player that speaks to the player he can be. It...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Roster Reaction: Linebackers

Photo: Pete CautilliWith the 2015 Louisville Cardinal football season right around the corner, The Cardinal Connect will be breaking down the depth chart for each unit over the next few weeks. Today we’ll look at the linebackers. Keep in mind, Louisville’s defensive depth chart may look a little different than most, considering Todd Grantham’s 3-4 defensive philosophy. Notable...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  Discuss

DeVonte Fields still seeking academic clearance at Louisville

Former TCU defensive end DeVonte Fields is still awaiting academic clearance to join the Louisville Cardinals football team, not exactly encouraging news with summer camp set to start in just a few weeks. According to Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal, Fields and incoming freshmen James Allen and Chandler Jones are all waiting for the academic green light to suit up and play. Cardinals...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Things NBA 2K16 Should Include About Louisville Basketball

Photo: 2K SportAs you may have heard, Louisville will reportedly be one of several schools included in the latest edition of the award-winning NBA 2K video game series. While the Ed O’Bannon case over player likenesses essentially ended college sports-centric video games, NBA 2K16 has perhaps found a way to work around the rules. With renowned director Spike Lee at the helm of...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino loses in international coaching debut

Rick Pitino’s international coaching debut did not go the way he would have wanted. Louisville’s head basketball coach is at the Pan Am Games in Canada, coaching the Puerto Rico’s national team. Puerto Rico started the games facing Brazil, in pool play, Tuesday morning. The game did not start off well as Puerto Rico fell behind 31-6 in the first quarter. It did not improve...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-star recruit chooses Louisville over Auburn

Times they are a changin’. In a move that would have been considered unprecedented just a few years ago, three-star defensive end recruit Mike Boykin has committed to the Louisville Cardinals over the Auburn Tigers. Boykin made the announcement on social media. Blessed to say i have officially commited to the University of Louisville #L'sup! #BirdGang! #CardNation!
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Keion Wakefield to announce decision July 23

Class of 2016 three-star wide receiver Keion Wakefield, out of Louisville’s Louisville Male High School, took to Twitter today and announced that he will make his decision at his high school on Thursday. This Thursday I am making a big decision. DM me for more information. pic.twitter.com/RNDCkKHQ1Q — Keion Wakefield 1⃣1⃣ (@BoobieWake11) July 20, 2015 Per 247 Sports, Wakefield...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

3-Star QB Tylin Oden decommits from Louisville

After gaining one quarterback, the Louisville Cardinals have lost another. Louisville landed a big-time commitment from four-star quarterback Jawon Pass, but in the process they lost three-star pro-style quarterback Tylin Oden. QB Tylin Oden decommits from Louisville. http://t.co/b2gOvMm1tF — Justin Renck (@JustinRenck) July 19, 2015 Pass is one of the top quarterbacks available...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Montrezl Harrell slams monster alley-oop dunk

If you don’t think former Louisville star Montrezl Harrell is going to be a big star in the NBA, then I invite you to watch this amazing play he just landed in a NBA Camp game. College Spun shared the Vine video of Harrell catching an alley-oop and slamming it home. It is amazing how much air he gets underneath him and you have to see it to believe it. WOW. The Houston Rockets...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Star Montrezl Harrell Goes Airborne For A Monster Alley-Oop Dunk

It hasn’t taken long for former Louisville basketball star and current Houston Rocket Montrezl Harrell to get accustomed to the speed at which the game is played in the NBA. Since being selected in the second round – 32nd overall – by the Rockets in this year’s NBA Draft, Harrell has done well for himself so far in the NBA Summer League. And during the first half of Friday...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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