LOUISVILLE CARDINALS NEWS

Highlights: Snider, Onuaku & Johnson Shine At Derby Festival Classic

Photo | NextUpRecruits.com Three future Louisville Cardinals were on the winning side on Friday night in the annual Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic. Quentin Snider, Chinanu Onuaku and Jaylen Johnson were a part of the White Team who defeated the Green Team 128 to 104. Snider was named the MVP and finished with eight points, nine assists and four rebounds with one steal...
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adidas Extends Partnership With Louisville Cardinals

University of Louisville Athletics and Adidas have extended their partnership for five years through 2018-19, positioning the Cardinals among the top five nationally in footwear and apparel rights among all brands. A partner with Adidas since 1998, the new agreement supplants the final year of the current deal which was to run through 2015. The new deal includes four years through...
Via Mo Better Shoes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

In State Star Offered Preferred Walk-On Spot From Rick Pitino

Photo | TheRoadToRupp.com Nearly every season there is at least one player who is offered a preferred walk-on spot with the Louisville basketball program. Some have went on to have successful careers like Tim Henderson and others like Stuart Miller eventually transfer to play at a smaller level. I’d be willing to bet there are a couple of players that Rick Pitino has in mind to...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Indiana Assistant Kenny Johnson In The Mix To Join Louisville Staff

Photo | Associated Press Since it was announced that Rick Pitino’s top assistant Kevin Keatts would be leaving the program to become the head coach at UNC Wilmington, former assistant Ralph Willard is the only name being mentioned as a potential replacement. That changed earlier this week. Indiana assistant coach Kenny Johnson has become a hot commodity in recent weeks and there...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s $40 Million Adidas Mega Deal Placed Near Top of Apparel Deals

Photo | Adidas The Louisville Cardinals have signed a five-year and $40 million deal to extend their 16 year relationship with adidas. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy the deal places them among the top five for all college apparel deals. The deal ranks them just below Notre Dame’s ($9 million per year from Under Armor) and Michigan’s ($8.5 Million per year from adidas) massive...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino’s Front Court Should Be Vastly Improved Next Season

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Louisville’s incoming recruiting class features more giants than some beanstalk themed children’s stories.  A minute’s battle could be just beyond the horizon for the Louisville Cardinals.  Mangok Mathiang and Montrezl Harrell return as your incumbent big men.  The back-up low post positions are gaping holes, and we only have these freshmen...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Quentin Snider, Chinanu Onuaku & Jaylen Johnson At Derby Classic Media Practice

Three of the six members in Rick Pitino’s 2014 class were in Louisville on Wednesday afternoon for the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic media gathering and practice. Point guard Quentin Snider, Forward Jaylen Johnson and Center Chinanu Onuaku are the three signees participating in the annual event.
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Jones Puts The Rumors To Rest. He’ll Return For His Senior Season

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect As soon as Louisville’s season came to an end on Mar. 28, rumors regarding point guard Chris Jones began to circulate via Twitter and premium message boards. For some reason, there was a small percentage of the fan base that believed Jones had played his last game in a Cardinal uniform. Shortly after Montrezl Harrell announced that he would...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cardinal Signees Have Arrived In Louisville For The Annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic

Three of the six future Louisville Cardinals have arrived in town for this week’s annual Kentucky Derby Festival Classic. Jaylen Johnson and Chinanu Onuaku landed in Louisville earlier today while Derby City native Quentin Sndier didn’t need to travel. Recruiting chairman Mike Gandolfo Tweeted this picture of Snider and Onuaku earlier this afternoon. All 3 future Cardinals are...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Rozier Destined For Stardom

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect I can only speak for myself, but I honestly don’t remember a true freshman in the last ten years that Louisville fans have been more excited about than Terry Rozier. The Cleveland native’s unique path to Louisville made him an early fan favorite, but it’s not just his love and dedication to the Louisville basketball program that attracts...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rick Pitino Will See Five Star Guard Isaiah Briscoe This Week

Kelly Kline | Under Armour With the 2013-14 college basketball season complete and spring football practice recently concluding, you know that that means. It’s recruiting season. College football and basketball staffs around the country will spend the later spring/summer months evaluating talent and extending scholarship offers. It didn’t take Rick Pitino very long to do just...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Louisville S Calvin Pryor

CALVIN PRYOR Free Safety University of Louisville Cardinals #25 5:11.1-207 Port St. Joe, Florida Port St. Joe High School OVERVIEW Do not let Pryor’s age fool you, for hidden inside the Cardinals jersey was a player that had old-time scouts likening him to Buddy Ryan’s “boys” during the Chicago Bears’ march to the Super Bowl. […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles...
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Bobby Petrino Embracing A Family Atmosphere Within The Program

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect With the transition from the Charlie Strong Era to Bobby Petrino Part Deaux there will be very few similarities and much contrast.  The two head coaches are about as different from one another than any back-to-back pairing that I can think of.  Whether it be coaching philosophy, strengths and weaknesses, media relations, fan interaction…you...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rankins will be a key for U of L defense

With the loss of three experienced seniors on the defensive line, junior Sheldon Rankins will be a key for the University of Louisville heading into next season. Cardinal Authority takes a look at the defensive tackle position after spring football.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrell ready to get back to work at U of L

University of Louisville sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell talks about his decision to return to school for his junior season and his future with the Cardinals. Cardinal Authority was on hand and has this report on Harrell.
Via louisville.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: All 96 Montrezl Harrell Dunks From The 2013-14 Season

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Today was a big day for the Rick Pitino and the Louisville basketball program as sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell announced that he’d return to school for his junior season. Coincidentally, just a day before Harrell’s big announcement,  our friend Will Staten of The Louisville Show YouTube channel compiled an incredibly awesome highlight...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Little consensus about what Cardinals will do in draft

With less than a month remaining before the NFL draft, there seems to be only one certainty about the recently quiet Cardinals and what they might do in the first round. That certainty is that there's almost no certainty about which player(s) they might be eyeing. The Cards have the 20th pick after a surprise 10-6 season, and their needs are widely assumed to be a pass rusher...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrell: 'I made the best decision for me'

Here is video from Montrezl Harrell, who announced on Monday that he was returning for his junior season of basketball at Louisville.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell likes red, will stay at Louisville

Forgive University of Louisville basketball fans if they seem to be more than a little giddy today. Montrezl Harrell isn’t going anywhere, at least not for another year. The player UofL could least afford to lose, the one who took giant steps during his freshman year, the one who could be a dominant force in college basketball next season. The one who set the all-time season record...
Via Louisville Card Game
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Surprise: Louisville Sophomore Montrezl Harrell to Return to School

Been on my mind heavy but I love the feeling of being a Louisville cardinal an I will be wearing this for the next yr pic.twitter.com/xuOGr4nsc3 — Montrezl Harrell (@MONSTATREZZ) April 14, 2014 Louisville sophomore PF Montrezl Harrell is returning to school for his junior year. The man they call Monstatrezz, rightfully so, is a flat out beast; he averaged 14 PPG and 8.4 RPG this...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell returning to Louisville

Big man Montrezl Harrell will be returning to Louisville next season and playing in his 3rd conference in as many seasons.  Harrell and the Cardinals will be part of the ACC officially on July 1st. Harrell averaged 14.0 points and 8.4 boards as a sophomore for Rick Pitino’s club and was projected as the No. 19 pick in the 2014 Draft, according to Draft Express. Harrell...
Via SCACC Hoops
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell Says He’s Returning To Louisville

Louisville power forward Montrezl Harrell was likely to be a top-2o pick in June’s NBA Draft.  Instead, Harrell has elected to chase another national title. Harrell announced via his Twitter page, that he was returning to Louisville for his junior season. Been on my mind heavy but I love the feeling of being a Louisville cardinal an I will be wearing this for the next yr pic.twitter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell Returns To Louisville For Junior Season

Montrezl Harrell has announced that he will return to Louisville for his junior season. Harrell averaged 14.0 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game for the Cardinals. Harrell was projected to be a first round pick.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell will not enter the 2014 NBA Draft

Louisville sophomore Montrezl Harrell will return for another season of college basketball rather than enter the 2014 NBA Draft. "I love the feeling of being a Louisville Cardinal," Harrell tweeted Monday afternoon. "And I will be wearing this for next year." The attachment to that tweet was a picture of Harrell in a Louisville uniform. Harrell averaged 14...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell Will Return To Louisville For His Junior Season

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Rick Pitino and the Louisville basketball program received some major news on Monday afternoon. Sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell announced via his Twitter account that he will be returning to school for his junior season. Below is Harrell’s Tweet. Been on my mind heavy but I love the feeling of being a Louisville cardinal an I will be wearing...
Via The Cardinal Connect
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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