LOUISVILLE CARDINALS NEWS

Harrell Must Overcome Past Struggles, and Cards Must Rebound to Defeat Kentucky

Photo: Bob Donnon – USA TodayDec. 29, 2012: 23 minutes, seven points four rebounds, and one block. Dec. 28, 2013: 21 minutes, six points, four rebounds, one block, one steal, and three fouls. Mar. 28, 2013: 33 minutes 15 points, eight rebounds, two assists, and fouled out with 1:27 remaining. To say Montrezl Harrell has struggled against Kentucky might be an understatement. Even...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Campus Insiders Previews Kentucky vs. Louisville; Who Comes Out On Top?

The Kentucky Wildcats’ top-5 matchup with the Louisville Cardinals takes place at the YUM Center this Saturday. Campus Insiders talk with Wildcats insider Dick Gabriel and Cardinals insider Lachlan McLean debate who will win the bluegrass battle.     ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Forward Chane Behanan Confident The Cardinals Will Beat Kentucky

The best game of the 2014-15 men’s college basketball season very well might occur Saturday afternoon.  Kentucky, 12-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country, is set to face Louisville, 11-0 and ranked No. 4, at the KFC Yum! Center. Many college basketball experts believe the Wildcats will go through the entire season undefeated if they can win this game.  The betting line for the game...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Dyer’s Career At Louisville Is Over; He’s Ineligible For Belk Bowl

Photo: Pete CautilliLouisville will be without their second leading rusher next week when they take on the Georgia Bulldogs in the Belk Bowl. The University of Louisville confirmed on Tuesday night that Michael Dyer would not play in the bowl game and that he was academically ineligible. Considering he’s a senior, this means his career is over. Rumors of Dyer no longer being with...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Dyer academically ineligible for bowl

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville says that senior running back Michael Dyer is academically ineligible and will miss the Cardinals' Belk Bowl game on Dec. 30 against Georgia. Dyer, the former Auburn star who transferred to Louisville last year from Arkansas Baptist College, was the fourth-leading rusher for the Cardinals with 481 yards and five touchdowns after missing the first...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville 80 – Cal State Northridge 55: Cards Crush Matadors

Photo: Jamie Rhodes | USA Today Maybe it’s just me, but I think most Louisville fans were anxious to Tuesday’s game against Cal. State Northridge over with. Something didn’t feel right playing one of the worst teams on the schedule just four days before the biggest tests of the season. Nonetheless, Louisville cruised to a easy 80-55 victory over the Matadors. After scoring...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Troubled Louisville RB Dyer academically ineligible, to miss Belk Bowl

Louisville running back Michael Dyer will miss the Belk Bowl after being ruled academically ineligible, the school announced Tuesday. The Cardinals face Georgia in the Dec. 30 game in Charlotte, N.C. The senior was Louisville's second-leading rusher with 481 yards and five touchdowns in nine games this season, with 100-plus yards against North Carolina State and Florida State. The...
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Rick Pitino on UK: “I’m impressed how humble they are”

LOUISVILLE — My scouting mission took me to the Yum Center on Tuesday night to write about Louisville and the fourth-ranked Cards’ 80-55 win over Reggie Theus and Cal State-Northridge in advance of Saturday’s showdown with top-ranked Kentucky. They’re just … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
2 days ago

No. 4 Louisville routs CS Northridge behind Blackshear's shooting

  Wayne Blackshear hit his first seven shots en route to a career-high 31 points that helped No. 4 Louisville rout Cal State Northridge 80-55 on Tuesday night. After a five-point effort Saturday at Western Kentucky, Blackshear made four 3-pointers en route to scoring 16 of Louisville's first 21 points. The senior matched his previous career best of 23 points by halftime of a game...
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No. 4 Louisville routs Cal State Northridge 80-55

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Wayne Blackshear hit his first seven shots en route to a career-high 31 points that helped No. 4 Louisville rout Cal State Northridge 80-55 on Tuesday night. After a five-point effort Saturday at Western Kentucky, Blackshear made four 3-pointers en route to scoring 16 of Louisville's first 21 points. The senior matched his previous career best of 23 points by...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards Confident In Both Quarterbacks

Photo: Pete Cautilli I’m not sure if it’s fair to call it “quarterback controversy” at this point, but regardless of what you want to call it, Louisville hasn’t named a starting quarterback for their bowl game yet. Bobby Petrino may in fact know who will start against Georgia on Dec. 30, but just hasn’t made it public so the Bulldogs have a tougher time preparing for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

College basketball on television: Dec. 23

Louisville will be without Montrezl Harrell when the Cards play host to Cal State-Northridge as part of the college basketball schedule on television for Tuesday. The U of L-Northridge game is a 7 p.m. tipoff on ESPNU. The ACC suspended … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
3 days ago

Top Point Guard Prospect Schedules Visit To Louisville

Photo: Kelly Kline | adidas When Antonio Blakeney de-committed from Louisville they turned their attention to four star point guard Perry Dozier. Unfortunately, Dozier decided to stay close to home and signed with Frank Martin and South Carolina. On national signing day Rick Pitino said that his staff would continue to evaluate prospects from the 2015 class or possibly add a graduate...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mauldin gets that UofL sheepskin

Post from: University of Louisville President James Ramsey gets a bear hug from senior tight end Lorenzo Mauldin during UofL’s winter commencement ceremonies over the weekend at the KFC Yum! Center. Mauldin has often said he considers Louisville his home after a childhood that saw him constantly moving in and out of numerous foster homes in the Atlanta area. He majored in communications...
Via Louisville Card Game
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Bilas Comes To Montrezl Harrell’s Defense

Photo: @JayBilas It should come as no surprise that Montrezl Harrell’s first half ejection has been the biggest topic of conversation for Louisville fans over the past 48-hours. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and from what I’ve gathered, UofL fans are all over the place with theirs. I think we can all agree that Harrell made a mistake in how he reacted. As hard as...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell may continue to be a target

Post from: The Atlantic Coast Conference had a choice and decided that Montrezl Harrell will miss the University of Louisville’s basketball game against Cal State Northridge Tuesday. As if Harrell hasn’t already learned his lesson. Montrezl Harrell Harrell was called for a flagrant 2 foul after he attempted a punch in Saturday’s game against Western Kentucky. The “punch”...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville's Montrezl Harrell suspended 1 game for flagrant foul

  Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell was suspended for one game by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Sunday for a flagrant 2 foul and ejection Saturday in the Cardinals' 76-67 victory at Western Kentucky. Harrell, a preseason All-America first-team selection, must sit out the No. 4 Cardinals' game Tuesday night against Cal State Northridge, and will be eligible to return...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal women's basketball loses third straight

Reshanda Gray has a double-double but Golden Bears lose 70-57 to No. 10 Louisville Cardinals in Berkeley
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
4 days ago

The ACC Has Suspended Montrezl Harrell For One Game

Photo: Pete Cautilli When Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell was ejected during Saturday’s game at Western Kentucky, the official call was a flagrant 2. This offense results in an automatic ejection, but it doesn’t automatically mean a player would be suspended for a game. Had the officials ejected Harrell for fighting/throwing a punch, by NCAA rules he would have been suspended...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell Has Been Suspended By The ACC

Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell has been suspended by the ACC for one game following his ejection from Saturday’s contest against Western Kentucky. Harrell will not be allowed to play against his team’s next opponent, Cal State Northridge, but he will be eligible to return for its all-important rivalry matchup with Kentucky.  ACC levies one-game suspension on #Louisville...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell suspended for melee vs. WKU

After Montrezl Harrell was thrown out of Saturday’s game against Western Kentucky, it was for a flagrant 2 foul and not for fighting.   The difference is that the latter carries an automatic one game suspension, but the ACC has went ahead and suspended Harrell for Louisville’s Tuesday night game against Cal State Northridge. Louisville F […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Suspends Louisville's Montrezl Harrell

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference has issued a one game suspension to Louisville's Montrezl Harrell after he received a flagrant foul two during the Cardinals’ game against Western Kentucky on Saturday.  The suspension will be served by Harrell in Louisville's next game against CSU-Northridge on Tuesday. The ACC considers the matter closed and will not have further comment.
Via SCACC Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Montrezl Harrell Apologizes For His Actions On Saturday

I think we can all agree that Montrezl Harrell made a bad decision during Louisville’s win over Western Kentucky on Saturday. In the heat of the moment, Harrell let the emotions get the best of him, which resulted in him being ejected from the game. UofL made Harrrell available to the media following the game and he took responsibility for his actions. Harrell apologized to his...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville 76 – WKU 67: Cards Squeeze Out A Win On The Road

Photo: USA Today Sports Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals squeezed out a 76-67 victory over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in a game that didn’t go at all like most expected. The score may have been somewhat predictable, but the scuffle at the end of the first half wasn’t at all like most expected. Montrezl Harell was the best offensive weapon for Louisville in the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell Ejected For Throwing a Punch

Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell was ejected on Saturday for tossing a punch at a Western Kentucky player, and we wouldn’t be surprised if a suspension was to follow. You can check out the video courtesy of Fox Sports above and make up your own mind if the young man connected or not with the haymaker. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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