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Louisville Hoops Given 40/1 Odds Win It All In 2016

Photo: Andy Lyons – GettyThe expectations for Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals drastically changed when they added transfers Damion Lee and Trey Lewis. Without Lee and Lewis, Louisville may have been a bubble team in March, but with the addition of scoring and experience, the Cardinals could be a preseason top 15 team. We’re still about five months away from the season...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Hoops Posts Perfect APR Score

Photo: Pete CautilliLast week we learned that the Louisville football team posted their highest GPA in program history. This week, it’s the basketball squad that is receiving academic accolades. UofL sent out a press release earlier this afternoon stating that the basketball program is one of four athletic programs to receive perfect APR scores for the spring semester. Per the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: James Burgess Jr. Is A Bad Man

Despite losing a handful of guys to the NFL, Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is expected to have another solid defensive unit in 2015. Grantham returns a ton of talent in the front seven. One of the top returners is senior linebacker James Burgess. The Miami native has been a big time contributor to the Louisville defense since he arrived on campus in 2012. Burgess...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino Offers Scholarship To Maverick Rowan’s AAU Teammate

Photo: HoopSeen the world of college basketball, recruiting is a 365-day-a-year job. Coaches across the country are constantly keeping tabs on the top prospects, but it’s late spring/early summer that they start extending scholarship offers. Rick Pitino and his staff have extended plenty of scholarship offers over the past few weeks. Jonathan Isaac, a 6-foot-9 forward from Hollywood...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 5/19

Bills Bills signed sixth-round LB Tony Steward to a four-year contract. Browns Browns signed fourth-round WR Vince Mayle to a four-year contract. Buccaneers Buccaneers waived TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi. (NFLTR) Buccaneers signed G Antoine Everett. (NFLTR) Cardinals Cardinals signed third-round RB David Johnson and seventh-round TE Gerald Christian to four-year contracts. Chargers Chargers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Star Scorer Markelle Fultz Visited Louisville On Sunday

Photo: Sporting NewsFive star swing-man V.J. King wasn’t the only big time recruit who made a visit to Louisville over the weekend. Markelle Fultz, a 6-foot-4, 170-pound shooting guard out of Dematha Catholic High School in Baltimore, MD., took an unofficial visit to Louisville on Sunday afternoon. This is Fultz second unofficial visit to Louisville after picking up a scholarship...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Fans Need To Get Familiar With VJ King

Photo: BigShots.comWhen Louisville assistant Kenny Johnson joined Rick Pitino’s staff last year, he was tabbed as a home-run hire due to his outstanding recruiting reputation. So far so good as Pitino will welcome in a top ten recruiting class in 2015 with two five star prospects. Johnson along with the rest of the staff played a big role in Louisville’s 2016 class, but I don’t...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Rozier Improved His Draft Stock On Thursday

Photo: @NBADraftWhen the initial list of players attending this year’s NBA Draft combine were released, former Louisville guard Terry Rozier was listed, but he wasn’t set to participate in the five-on-five scrimmages. Rozier and his agent made a last minute decision to go ahead and compete in the scrimmages. That decision certainly paid off for Rozier. It’s not uncommon for...
Via The Cardinal Connect
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrez Harrell & Trey Lyles Do Hot Yoga Together….

I’d say it’s pretty known that when it comes to the Louisville – Kentucky rivalry, the fans take things far more seriously than the players. We’ve seen former Louisville & Kentucky football and basketball players become friends and sometimes even teammates once they leave college. Two years ago, it was former Cardinal Gorgui Dieng and former Wildcat Nerlens Noel that...
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9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deng Adel Has Enrolled At Louisville

Photo: Chris HumphreyWe’re still about six months away from the 2015-16 college basketball season, but one of Rick Pitino’s prized recruits from the 2016 class has arrived on campus. CardinalAuthority.com was the first to report that Louisville signee Deng Adel has enrolled at Louisville and is already taking summer courses. Adel, 6-foot-7 swingman out of Victory Rock Prep in...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville commit Donovan Mitchell throws down windmill

Some of the top basketball recruits in the nation have been putting their dunking skills on full display today. After video UNLV Rebels commit Derrick Jones elevating from the free throw line to throw down a nasty windmill dunk, Louisville Cardinals commit Donovan Mitchell has joined in the fun. Mitchell shared a video that shows the recruit throwing up a three pointer. The ball...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Recruit Tyus Battle Has Committed To Michigan

Photo: Kelly Kline – Under ArmourRick Pitino and the Louisville basketball program has quietly had a nice start to the offseason. Since losing to Michigan State in the Elite 8 and losing Montrezl Harrell and Terry Rozier to the NBA Draft, Rick Pitino has landed two graduate transfers in Damion Lee (Drexel) and Trey Lewis (Cleveland St.) For the first time in four years, Pitino...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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: pic.twitter.com/AtOOFed2vR...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater took fan to high school prom

Minnesota Vikings and former Louisville Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater made one Louisville High School student’s prom an experience that she will never forget. Christian Academy of Louisvile junior Ashley Davis was surprised when she found out that Bridgewater would be her date for the big dance. Bridgewater explained why he made the nice gesture in an interview. “I...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrell & Rozier Will Only Participate In Physical Testing At The Draft Combine

Photo: USA Today SportsFormer Louisville stars Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell are two of the 62 players that were invited to this year’s annual NBA Draft combine in Chicago. On Friday afternoon Chad Ford of ESPN released which players would not participate despite the invitation and also which players would only participate in the medical & physical testing. It turns out...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Montrezl Harrell and Terry Rozier Workout

Since they announced that they’d forgot their remaining eligibility, former Louisville Cardinals Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell have been training for their professional careers. This video is from early April workout when Rozier and Harrell trained with strength coach Karl Jacobson of T.A.P.E. Training Systems. Both are both expected to be in attendance at next week’s annual...
Via The Cardinal Connect
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cardinal Shaqquan Aaron Considering Three Schools

Photo: Otto Greule Jr – Getty ImagesIn early April, just a week after Louisville head coach Rick Pitino announced that Shaqquan Aaron would be returning to the program for his sophomore season, the exact opposite was announced. After re-committing to the program shortly after the season ended, Aaron reportedly decided to finish his career elsewhere after learning that Pitino and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville gets Indiana’s attention with Purdue football opener

Post from: The first thought after learning the opening opponent of UofL’s 2017 college football season will be Purdue was that this was Tom Jurich’s way of thumbing his nose at Indiana University. Jurich has attempted to get Indiana on the football schedule for years but the Hoosiers have been reluctant to playing. Scheduling IU’s arch rival get their immediate attention...
Via Louisville Card Game
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Anton Gill Will Finish His Career At Nebraska

Photo: Pete CautilliFormer Louisville guard Anton Gill will reportedly finish his collegiate career in the Big 10 as a Nebraska Cornhusker. UofL announced just a day after the season came to an end that he would transfer from the school. Gill was a highly regarded recruit out of high school and was considered as a top 50 prospect by ESPN. After playing just 5.7 minutes per game...
Via The Cardinal Connect
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan Mitchell & Deng Adel Finish Prep Careers As Five Star Prospects

Photo: Chris HumphreyThe national recruiting crew over at Scout.com released their final top 100 rankings for the 2015 class on Tuesday afternoon. Two of Louisville’s four signee’s finished with five star ratings and in the top 25 of the rankings. Shooting guard Donovan Mitchell was give a five star grade and is ranked as the 13th best overall player in the class of 2015. Mitchell...
Via The Cardinal Connect
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Has Reached Out To Former SMU Commit LaGerald Vick

Photo: Kelly KlineWith one scholarship left for next season, Rick Pitino and his staff are certainly keeping their options open. Maverick Rowan, a 6-foot-7 swing man from the 2016 class has been the main target since the commitment from Damion Lee. Pitino and staff are hoping Rowan will reclassify and join the program in 2015, but it’s still unclear if he’ll be able to do that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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